24 days in Central Finland Itinerary

24 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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24 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  24​h
1
Saarijarvi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 9 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

5
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and Liikelataamo. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi online itinerary planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Saarijarvi is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in July, things will get slightly colder in Saarijarvi: highs are around 24°C and lows about 12°C. You will leave for Jyvaskyla on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

7
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kuokkalan kartano and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Church of Keuruu. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). On the 9th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and trek along Nyrolan luontopolku.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip site .

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Keuruu, Korpilahti, Petajavesi Old Church, Panda Factory Outlet, Muuramen Church
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Jyvaskylan satama ©
Jyvaskylan satama
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano

9
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 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Joutsa trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Museums
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park