8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  12​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step off the beaten path and head to Leivonmaki National Park and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Padasjoen Tuomastornit (in Padasjoki), Paijatsalo Trail (in Sysma) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's lots more to do: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, make a trip to Kallenaution Kievari, go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku, and admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano.

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

Copenhagen, Denmark to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of Keuruu, Leivonmaki National Park, Kallenaution Kievari, Panda Factory Outlet, Paijatsalo Trail
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saarijarvi online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, Taidekeskus Harri, JM-Rally Parc Ferme
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

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