38 days in Central Finland Itinerary

38 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Joutsa
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Joutsa
— 12 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 13 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 12 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport

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Joutsa

— 12 nights
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Get outdoors at Leivonmaki National Park and Paijatsalo Trail. Popular historic sites such as Pirtin perinnepuisto and Mantyharju Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Joutsa side-trips: Padasjoki (Paijanne-Ilves Trail, Padasjoen Tuomastornit, &more), Mantyharju (Art Centre Salmela, Woikosken Automuseo, &more) and Sysma (Sysma Church & Kammiovuori Trail). There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus and pause for some serene contemplation at Kangasniemi Church.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Joutsa driving holiday planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Joutsa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Joutsa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 18:

Jyvaskyla

— 13 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step out of the city life by going to Southern Konnevesi National park and Orinoro Gorge. Old Church of Keuruu and St. Nikolaos Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Kallenaution Kievari (in Juupajoki), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jyvaskylan Harbour, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, and take in the views from Kuokkalan silta.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In June in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — Jul 1:

Saarijarvi

— 12 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Popular historic sites such as Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance) and Killinkoski Church are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyha-Hakki National Park and Marttinen. Get out of town with these interesting Saarijarvi side-trips: JM-Rally Parc Ferme (in Toysa), Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula) and Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri). There's much more to do: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo, brush up on your military savvy at Taidekeskus Harri, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ahtari Zoo.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saarijarvi planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi by car takes about an hour. In July in Saarijarvi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 13:

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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