8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13 h 15 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h
End: Manchester


Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Jamsa (Himos Ski Resort & Vitikkala Manor), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, don't miss a visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall, and brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum.

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Manchester, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In February, Jyvaskyla is a bit cooler than Manchester - with highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Viitasaari.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Jamsa, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Petajavesi Old Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum


Viitasaari ©
Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Central Finland region. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then hit the slopes at Sahis Aki resort.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Viitasaari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Viitasaari takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Viitasaari can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Viitasaari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

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