17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Take a break from Saarijarvi with a short trip to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. It doesn't end there: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saarijarvi trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Saarijarvi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in August; daily highs in Saarijarvi reach 22°C and lows reach 10°C. You will leave for Jyvaskyla on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Himos Ski Resort and Laajis. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip builder app .

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In August in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Room Escape Games

5
nights
Joutsa

Joutsa ©
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. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Joutsa trip planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa by car takes about an hour. In August in Joutsa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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