8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  23 h 30 min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Detroit

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night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 15th (Wed), get your game on at Liikelataamo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saarijarvi attractions planner .

Detroit, USA to Saarijarvi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. In May, Saarijarvi is slightly colder than Detroit - with highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

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nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). On the 20th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla tour itinerary app .

Drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. May in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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Side Trips

Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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