29 days in Central Finland Itinerary

29 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 13 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 15 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to London

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Saarijarvi

— 13 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Saarijarvi side-trips: Karstula (Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower & Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet) and Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori). Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. It doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saarijarvi itinerary builder app.

London, UK to Saarijarvi is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Saarijarvi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, expect Saarijarvi to be cooler, temps between -7°C and -14°C. You will leave for Jyvaskyla on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 20 — Feb 2:

Jyvaskyla

— 15 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In February in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 17:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Room Escape Games
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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