8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland sightseeing planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to London

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Saarijarvi

— 1 night
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi travel route planner.

London, UK to Saarijarvi is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Saarijarvi hover around 7°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature
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Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Popular historic sites such as Petajavesi Old Church and Old Church of Keuruu are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Toivolan Vanha Piha and Finnish Air Force Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, trek along Nyrolan luontopolku, and see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

Plan trip to Jyvaskyla with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Nightlife
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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