8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland attractions planner

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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, and deepen your understanding at The Craft Museum of Finland.

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla route builder tool.

Ostersund, Sweden to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Ostersund to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Saarijarvi

— 2 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi trip planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in 1.5 hours. July in Saarijarvi sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Museums

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · 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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