7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Karstula
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. On the 16th (Fri), take in the pleasant sights at Julmat Lammit and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Karstula road trip site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Karstula is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Karstula due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Karstula reach 22°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Saarijarvi
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Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get a sense of the local culture at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Church of Keuruu. Popular historic sites such as Petajavesi Old Church and Petajavesi Old Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku, and see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Karstula to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In August in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Petajavesi, Vitikkala Manor, Church of Keuruu, Leivonmaki National Park, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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