8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
2
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
3
Joutsa
— 1 night

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 Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla day trip planning site.

Helsinki to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Jyvaskyla when traveling from Helsinki in June, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Himos Ski Resort, Panda Factory Outlet, Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
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2
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 15th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, then go for a walk through Julmat Lammit, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi day trip site.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Julmat Lammit ©
Julmat Lammit

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Joutsa sightseeing planner.

Drive from Saarijarvi to Joutsa in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Joutsa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (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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