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:  13​h
1
Karstula
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. On the 1st (Sun), go for a walk through Julmat Lammit, then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo, and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Nestori and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Karstula trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Karstula is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Karstula is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Karstula at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Nestori
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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. Let the collections at Toivolan Vanha Piha and Finnish Air Force Museum capture your imagination. The Alvar Aalto Museum and Natural History Museum of Central Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Petajavesi (Petajavesi Old Church & Petajavesi Old Church). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area, and get a taste of local nightlife at Vitikkala Manor.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Karstula to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Keuruu, Petajavesi, Evo Hiking Area, Vitikkala Manor, Muuramen Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

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