8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Warsaw

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day
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Saarijarvi road trip planning site .

Warsaw, Poland to Saarijarvi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Warsaw in August: high temperatures in Saarijarvi hover around 22°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Take a break from the city and head to Himos Ski Resort and Laajis. When in Jyvaskyla, make a side trip to see Petajavesi Old Church in Petajavesi, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla road trip tool .

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Adventure

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Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Joutsa using our trip planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa by car takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Joutsa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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