8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland trip planner

©
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21

Saarijarvi

— 1 night
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 8th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi day trip planning app.

Helsinki to Saarijarvi is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Helsinki in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Saarijarvi, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step out of the city life by going to Leivonmaki National Park and Nyrolan luontopolku. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Church of Keuruu and Vitikkala Manor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Finnish Air Force Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

Start your trip to Jyvaskyla by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 15:

Central Finland travel guide

3.8
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

Source