38 days in Central Finland Itinerary

38 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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38 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  8​h
1
Joutsa
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saarijarvi
— 12 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

12
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. Get outdoors at Paijatsalo Trail and Päijänteen kansallispuisto. Step off the beaten path and head to Leivonmaki National Park and Mantyharju Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joutsa: Padasjoki (Paijanne-Ilves Trail & Padasjoen Tuomastornit), Kangasniemi (Pirtin perinnepuisto & Kangasniemi Church) and Sysma (Sysma Church & Kammiovuori Trail). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Art Centre Salmela, view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus, and see the interesting displays at Woikosken Automuseo.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Joutsa online trip itinerary planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Joutsa is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Copenhagen to Joutsa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Joutsa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mantyharju, Sysma, Padasjoki, Kangasniemi
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail
Päijänteen kansallispuisto ©
Päijänteen kansallispuisto

13
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Jyvaskylan satama. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of Keuruu and Leppavirta Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Kallenaution Kievari (in Juupajoki) and Kuopio (Lutheran Cathedral, Snellman Park, & more). Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Southern Konnevesi National park. On the 28th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, don't miss a visit to Hoyry Galleria, go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku, and explore the stunning scenery at Orinoro Gorge.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla travel route planner .

Drive from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kuopio, Leppavirta, Keuruu, Korpilahti, Kallenaution Kievari
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Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Leppavirta Church ©
Leppavirta Church

12
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Killinkoski Church and Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance). Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Hakki National Park and Marttinen. Get out of town with these interesting Saarijarvi side-trips: Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula), JM-Rally Parc Ferme (in Toysa) and Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri). There's still lots to do: perfect your strike at Liikelataamo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ahtari Zoo, and brush up on your military savvy at Taidekeskus Harri.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi takes an hour. July in Saarijarvi sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Virrat, Alavus, Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, JM-Rally Parc Ferme, Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Marttinen ©
Marttinen
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo

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