9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  3​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Keuruu
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Rovaniemi


3
nights
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 Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Karkisten Silta. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti) and Room Escape Games (in Kuopio). On the 27th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Muuramen Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online road trip planner .

Helsinki to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Jyvaskyla: highs are around -2°C and lows about -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Room Escape Games, Muuramen Church
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Room Escape Games
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

2
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then perfect your strike at Liikelataamo. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi travel route planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in December, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Keuruu.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature 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

2
nights
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. On the 30th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Keuruu trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Saarijarvi to Keuruu with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Keuruu are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Keuruu

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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