8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 30 min
1
Jamsa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Laukaa
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23 h 30 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Jamsa

Jamsa ©
Jämsä is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Himos Ski Resort and contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jamsa trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Jamsa is an approximately 23- hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Jamsa due to the time zone difference. In December, Jamsa is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 30°F and lows of 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Laukaa.

Things to do in Jamsa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Keuruu, Petajavesi Old Church, Leivonmaki National Park
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Hoyry Galleria ©
Hoyry Galleria

3
nights
Laukaa

Laukaa ©
Laukaa 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. Get out of town with these interesting Laukaa side-trips: Jyvaskyla (Natural History Museum of Central Finland, Laajis, &more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, get some fabulous bargains at Panda Factory Outlet, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Laukaa holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Jamsa to Laukaa takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°F, and evening lows to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Laukaa

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Panda Factory Outlet
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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