22 days in Central Finland Itinerary

22 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Jyväskylä Airport, Drive to Viitasaari
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Viitasaari
— 10 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 11 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Istanbul Airport

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Viitasaari

— 10 nights
Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Central Finland region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyha-Hakki National Park and Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Viitasaari: Julmat Lammit (in Saarijarvi) and Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula). There's still lots to do: stop by Nestori and fly down the slopes at Sahis Aki resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Viitasaari holiday planning app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Viitasaari is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Viitasaari is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in October, expect Viitasaari to be cooler, temps between 6°C and 1°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Viitasaari

Parks · Nature · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 11:

Jyvaskyla

— 11 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore hidden gems such as Kuokkalan kartano and Leivonmaki National Park. Head to Vitikkala Manor and Art Center Haihatusfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). There's still lots to do: stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and take in the views from Karkisten Silta.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Viitasaari to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 22:

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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