8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
End: Birmingham

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Liikelataamo and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Saarijarvi journey planner .

Birmingham, UK to Saarijarvi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Saarijarvi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of Keuruu and Jyvaskylan satama. Step out of the city life by going to Nyrolan luontopolku and Himos Ski Resort. Step out of Jyvaskyla to go to Petajavesi and see Petajavesi Old Church, which is approximately 34 minutes away. On the 22nd (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, shop like a local with Kuokkalan kartano, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla online tour planner .

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

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

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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 (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Joutsa online journey builder .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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