8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Joutsa trip simple and quick.

Duluth, USA to Joutsa is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Duluth to Joutsa due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Joutsa when traveling from Duluth in August, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can 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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Petajavesi Old Church and The Craft Museum of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Himos Ski Resort and Laajis. Take a break from Jyvaskyla with a short trip to Oravivuori Triangulation Tower in Korpilahti, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Muuramen Church, take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla itinerary builder site .

Drive from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla in an hour. August in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Muuramen Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 5th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Saarijarvi sightseeing planner.

You can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow 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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