8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: London

2
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Sahis Aki resort, enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo, and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

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London, UK to Karstula is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in January, things will get colder in Karstula: highs are around -7°C and lows about -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Jamsa (Vitikkala Manor & Himos Ski Resort). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Karstula to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. January in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -14°C at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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