8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Leeds
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
End: Leeds


Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Discover out-of-the-way places like University of Jyvaskyla and Kuokkalan silta. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Saynatsalo Town Hall, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, get some fabulous bargains at Panda Factory Outlet, and walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla sightseeing planner.

Leeds, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Leeds to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Leeds in February, with highs in Jyvaskyla at -2°C and lows at -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Panda Factory Outlet, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Church of Keuruu
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University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla
Saynatsalo Town Hall ©
Saynatsalo Town Hall
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta


Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Liikelataamo and Pyha-Hakki National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula (about 38 minutes away).

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Saarijarvi trip builder website.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. February in Saarijarvi sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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