8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saarijarvi tour planner .

London, UK to Saarijarvi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Saarijarvi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in Saarijarvi hover around 1°C and lows are around -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Leivonmaki National Park and Nyrolan luontopolku. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Karkisten Silta. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, stroll through Tourujoen luontopolku, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Muuramen Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip planner .

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Church of Keuruu, Leivonmaki National Park, Muuramen Church
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto

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