8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Pyha-Hakki National Park and Liikelataamo. Explore Saarijarvi's surroundings by going to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu).

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi travel itinerary planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Saarijarvi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Copenhagen to Saarijarvi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

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

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 10th (Wed): take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan satama, take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, then look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, and finally go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla vacation site .

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Shopping
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Punnitse & Saasta ©
Punnitse & Saasta
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla
Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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nights
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Leivonmaki National Park and Hoyry Galleria. Take a break from Joutsa with a short trip to Oravivuori Triangulation Tower in Korpilahti, about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Joutsa trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

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

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