8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Rochester

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Saarijarvi trip planner.

Rochester, USA to Saarijarvi is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Rochester to Saarijarvi due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Saarijarvi can reach 28°F, while at night they dip to 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get a sense of the local culture at Finnish Air Force Museum and The Alvar Aalto Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Church of Keuruu and University of Jyvaskyla. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). On the 23rd (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 28°F, while at night they dip to 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Church of Keuruu, Himos Ski Resort, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Petajavesi Old Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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