8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
3
Joutsa
— 3 nights

2
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Church of Keuruu and Pyha-Hakki National Park. Explore Saarijarvi's surroundings by going to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula). It doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Saarijarvi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Saarijarvi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in February, expect Saarijarvi to be slightly colder, temps between -2°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keuruu, Petajavesi Old Church, Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, then take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan Harbour, then snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Jyvaskylan Harbour ©
Jyvaskylan Harbour
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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. Explore hidden gems such as Hoyry Galleria and Art Center Haihatus. Take a break from Joutsa with a short trip to Oravivuori Triangulation Tower in Korpilahti, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Joutsa trip planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in February, and nighttime lows around -9°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Korpilahti
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Hoyry Galleria ©
Hoyry Galleria

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