8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
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Karstula
— 2 nights
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Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Popular historic sites such as Old Church of Keuruu and Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) are in your itinerary. The Alvar Aalto Museum and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Nyrolan luontopolku, don't miss a visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall, take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and examine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla vacation planner.

London, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Jyvaskyla is little chillier than London - with highs of 1°C and lows of -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 2 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Karstula trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Karstula can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Central Finland travel guide

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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

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