8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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), get great views at Julmat Lammit, enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo, and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Nestori and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Karstula online visit planner.

London, UK to Karstula is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Karstula due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Karstula reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can 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. Get some historical perspective at Petajavesi Old Church and Church of Keuruu. The Alvar Aalto Museum and Toivolan Vanha Piha will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip builder app.

Drive from Karstula to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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