33 days in Central Finland Itinerary

33 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Joutsa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Laukaa
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Karstula
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Keuruu
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

5
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Centre Salmela and Woikosken Automuseo. Step out of the city life by going to Leivonmaki National Park and Paijatsalo Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Joutsa: Mantyharju (Woikosken tehdasmuseo & Mantyharju Church), Päijänteen kansallispuisto (in Padasjoki) and Sysma (Kammiovuori Trail & Sysma Church). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, walk around Pirtin perinnepuisto, view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kangasniemi Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Joutsa trip itinerary website.

Bengaluru, India to Joutsa is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In July, Joutsa is a bit cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Laukaa.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mantyharju, Sysma, Korpilahti, Kangasniemi, Päijänteen kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela
Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail

8
nights
Laukaa

Laukaa ©
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. Take a break from the city and head to Southern Konnevesi National park and Sinivuori Hiking trail. Take a break from Laukaa with a short trip to Savo Railway Line Museum in Pieksamaki, about 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Laukaa road trip app.

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Laukaa takes 1.5 hours. July in Laukaa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for Karstula on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Laukaa

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sinivuori Hiking trail, Savo Railway Line Museum, Southern Konnevesi National park
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 23:
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Savo Railway Line Museum ©
Savo Railway Line Museum

7
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Get outdoors at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut. Change things up with these side-trips from Karstula: Liikelataamo (in Saarijarvi) and Viitasaari (Nestori & Sahis Aki resort). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and get great views at Julmat Lammit.

To find out how to plan a trip to Karstula, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Laukaa to Karstula takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Karstula are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Keuruu on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Viitasaari, Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 30:
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut ©
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut

11
nights
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
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. Get in touch with nature at Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto and Skiing Centre Juupavaara. Get a sense of the local culture at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art and Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronni - Summer Dance Pavilion (in Orivesi), Alavus (Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance) & Taidekeskus Harri) and Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Taidekeskus Honkahovi Art Center). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church, don't miss a visit to Pirunpesa, get to know the resident critters at Ahtari Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Keuruu trip site.

You can drive from Karstula to Keuruu in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Keuruu

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Virrat, Mantta-Vilppula, Juupajoki, Alavus, JM-Rally Parc Ferme
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 10:
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Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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