7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

7 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 1 night
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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Escape the urban bustle at Himos Ski Resort and Leivonmaki National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, gain insight at The Craft Museum of Finland, and get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla online journey maker.

Rovaniemi to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jyvaskyla: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Saarijarvi

— 1 night
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Saarijarvi vacation planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks
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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Nightlife
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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