20 days in Central Finland Itinerary

20 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Joutsa
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Joutsa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Laukaa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Viitasaari
— 5 nights
Drive
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Keuruu
— 6 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Valletta

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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. Explore hidden gems such as Woikosken Automuseo and Kammiovuori Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Pirtin perinnepuisto. Venture out of the city with trips to Mantyharju (Woikosken tehdasmuseo, Mantyharju Church, &more), Päijänteen kansallispuisto (in Padasjoki) and Sysma (Paijatsalo Trail & Sysma Church). Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Kangasniemi Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Joutsa route planner.

Valletta, Malta to Joutsa is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Valletta in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Joutsa, with highs around 25°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Laukaa.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

Laukaa

— 3 nights
Laukaa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Southern Konnevesi National park and Liikelataamo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Laukaa: Savo Railway Line Museum (in Pieksamaki) and Sinivuori Hiking trail (in Kangasniemi). It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Laukaa travel route planner.

Getting from Joutsa to Laukaa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Laukaa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Viitasaari.

Things to do in Laukaa

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Viitasaari

— 5 nights
Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Central Finland region. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Hakki National Park and Sahis Aki resort. Take a break from the city and head to Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut and Korkeakoski. Venture out of the city with trips to Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula), Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula) and Julmat Lammit (in Saarijarvi). There's more to do: look for gifts at Nestori.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Viitasaari trip planner.

Drive from Laukaa to Viitasaari in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll set off for Keuruu on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Viitasaari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:

Keuruu

— 6 nights
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Church of Keuruu and Church of Keuruu. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Vitikkala Manor. Get out of town with these interesting Keuruu side-trips: Killinkoski Church (in Virrat), Pirunpesa (in Jalasjarvi) and Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance) (in Alavus). There's still lots to do: trek along Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Padasjoen Tuomastornit, do a tasting at Pihamaa Estate & Winery, and explore the world behind art at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Keuruu trip planner.

Getting from Viitasaari to Keuruu by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Viitasaari in July, Keuruu is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Keuruu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:

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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