8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 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:  9 h 15 min
End: Brussels

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Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saarijarvi road trip app.

Brussels, Belgium to Saarijarvi is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Saarijarvi, with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks
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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. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip website.

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 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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Side Trips

Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church, Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Room Escape Games

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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. On the 23rd (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Joutsa itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Museums
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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