9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Viitasaari
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Jamsa (Vitikkala Manor & Himos Ski Resort), Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla route tool .

Amsterdam, Holland to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, things will get a bit cooler in Jyvaskyla: highs are around -2°C and lows about -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Viitasaari.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jamsa, Panda Factory Outlet, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Old Church of Keuruu, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

3
nights
Viitasaari

Viitasaari ©
Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Central Finland region. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo, and then get great views at Julmat Lammit. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Sahis Aki resort and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Viitasaari trip app .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Viitasaari in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Viitasaari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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