8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Joutsa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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night
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. On the 12th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and then make a trip to Hoyry Galleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

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Los Angeles, USA to Joutsa is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Joutsa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you will find days in Joutsa are a bit cooler (60°F), and nights are colder (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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 14th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Jyvaskylan satama, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, then stroll through Tourujoen luontopolku, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games
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Tourujoen Luontopolku ©
Tourujoen Luontopolku
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University of Jyvaskyla
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

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