8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Tampere
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Tampere

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

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

Tampere to Saarijarvi is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In July in Saarijarvi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Alvar Aalto Museum and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Petajavesi Old Church and Muuramen Church. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). On the 16th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum, make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and stroll through Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip site .

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Keuruu, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Petajavesi Old Church, Muuramen Church, Himos Ski Resort
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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