5 days in Central Finland Itinerary

5 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  3 h
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Helsinki


Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi) and Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa). On the 18th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip planning site .

Helsinki to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jyvaskyla, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyha-Hakki National Park, Petajavesi Old Church, Leivonmaki National Park
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum