6 days in Central Finland Itinerary

6 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 30 min
1
Joutsa
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Petajavesi
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h
End: New York City

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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Joutsa road trip planning website.

New York City, USA to Joutsa is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Joutsa to be a bit cooler, temps between 46°F and 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Joutsa

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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

4
nights
Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Jyvaskyla (The Alvar Aalto Museum, Finnish Air Force Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Petajavesi Old Church and whizz through the canopy at Laajis.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Petajavesi itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Petajavesi takes 1.5 hours. April in Petajavesi sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 27°F at night. You will leave for home on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Petajavesi

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Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Himos Ski Resort
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort

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