19 days in Central Finland Itinerary

19 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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19 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  31​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Viitasaari
— 6 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Sydney

9
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
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 Leivonmaki National Park and Laajis. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saynatsalo Town Hall and Church of Keuruu. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), stop by Viherlandia, view the masterpieces at Kuokkalan kartano, and take in the views from Kuokkalan silta.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary tool .

Sydney, Australia to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Jyvaskyla, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Jyvaskyla is much colder than Sydney - with highs of -7°C and lows of -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Viitasaari.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Keuruu, Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church, Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort

6
nights
Viitasaari

Viitasaari ©
Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Central Finland region. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Step out of Viitasaari with an excursion to Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower in Karstula--about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: indulge your taste buds at Nestori.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Viitasaari journey planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Viitasaari in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Viitasaari can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Viitasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Nestori ©
Nestori

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