8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Hakki National Park and Church of Keuruu. Explore Saarijarvi's surroundings by going to Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi trip itinerary maker app .

Dublin, Ireland to Saarijarvi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Saarijarvi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dublin in February: high temperatures in Saarijarvi hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keuruu, Petajavesi Old Church, 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

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku, don't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan satama, then snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In February in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Shopping
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Jyvaskylan satama ©
Jyvaskylan satama
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Leivonmaki National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Hoyry Galleria in Korpilahti (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Joutsa trip planner .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in February, and nighttime lows around -9°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

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