8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Keuruu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Joutsa
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Brussels

1
night
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, then stroll through Nyrolan luontopolku, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church, look for gifts at Viherlandia, then look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tourujoen luontopolku, and finally snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Keuruu trip itinerary builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to Keuruu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Keuruu. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brussels in September, with highs in Keuruu at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Keuruu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Petajavesi Old Church
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Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

2
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, then savor the flavors at Nestori, and then get your game on at Liikelataamo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Karstula trip itinerary site .

Drive from Keuruu to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Karstula can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Nestori
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Nestori ©
Nestori

3
nights
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. Popular historic sites such as Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Muuramen Church are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Leivonmaki National Park and Hoyry Galleria. Step out of Joutsa with an excursion to Panda Factory Outlet in Vaajakoski--about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Joutsa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Karstula to Joutsa takes 2.5 hours. In September in Joutsa, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Muuramen Church, Panda Factory Outlet
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Muuramen Church ©
Muuramen Church
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Hoyry Galleria

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