8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

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London, UK to Saarijarvi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Saarijarvi at 1°C and lows at -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

5
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 Himos Ski Resort and Laajis. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of Keuruu and Kuokkalan silta. Take a break from Jyvaskyla with a short trip to Petajavesi Old Church in Petajavesi, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku, and pause for some serene contemplation at Muuramen Church.

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Drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Church of Keuruu
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

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