8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
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Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore hidden gems such as Maki-Matin perhepuisto and Tourujoen Luontopolku. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, trek along Nyrolan luontopolku, and admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla route planning website.

London, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Jyvaskyla. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach 22°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 2 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Karstula driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Karstula takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
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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