7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Lisbon

1
day
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi vacation planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Saarijarvi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lisbon to Saarijarvi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in April; daily highs in Saarijarvi reach 7°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Petajavesi Old Church and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Finnish Air Force Museum and The Alvar Aalto Museum. Step out of Jyvaskyla with an excursion to Himos Ski Resort in Jamsa--about 44 minutes away. On the 3rd (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla vacation planning website .

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Himos Ski Resort, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Petajavesi Old Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

1
night
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. On the 7th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Joutsa trip maker site .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Joutsa can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Shopping Museums
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