8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland travel planner

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Make it your trip
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 1 night
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Birmingham

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Saarijarvi

— 1 night
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 26th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi road trip planner.

Birmingham, UK to Saarijarvi is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and 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. Traveling from Birmingham in January, expect Saarijarvi to be much colder, temps between -7°C and -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 26:
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Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at University of Jyvaskyla and Old Church of Keuruu. Venture out of the city with trips to Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Saynatsalo Town Hall, snap pictures at Karkisten Silta, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip maker tool.

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -14°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Historic Sites · Museums · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — Feb 1:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Room Escape Games
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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