8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Duluth
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Joutsa
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Duluth

1
day
Joutsa

Joutsa ©
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. On the 31st (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Joutsa trip planning app.

Duluth, USA to Joutsa is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Duluth to Joutsa is 8 hours. Traveling from Duluth in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 49°F in Joutsa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Escape the urban bustle at Laajis and Nyrolan luontopolku. Popular historic sites such as Petajavesi Old Church and Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. August in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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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

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saarijarvi trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Saarijarvi can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

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