17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland holiday planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive
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Joutsa
— 5 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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Saarijarvi

— 4 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Go for a jaunt from Saarijarvi to Karstula to see Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet about 38 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. It doesn't end there: perfect your strike at Liikelataamo.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Saarijarvi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Saarijarvi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Saarijarvi at 22°C and lows at 10°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Take a break from the city and head to Laajis and Nyrolan luontopolku. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. August in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:

Joutsa

— 5 nights
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Art Center Haihatus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Joutsa travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Joutsa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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