8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland trip planner

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Karstula
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
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Karstula

— 1 night
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. On the 11th (Fri), examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Karstula trip planner.

Helsinki to Karstula is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In September in Karstula, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature · Parks · Museums

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Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Petajavesi Old Church and Old Church of Keuruu will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Alvar Aalto Museum and Toivolan Vanha Piha. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu, take a memorable tour with Laajis, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Karstula to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In September in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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