8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Karstula
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: London

1
night
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Karstula trip planning website.

London, UK to Karstula is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Karstula due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, things will get little chillier in Karstula: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Saarijarvi
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get a sense of the local culture at The Alvar Aalto Museum and Jyvaskyla Art Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Leivonmaki National Park and University of Jyvaskyla. Venture out of the city with trips to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, and go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Karstula to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Church of Keuruu, Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Jyvaskyla Art Museum ©
Jyvaskyla Art Museum

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