9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland trip maker

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Tokyo

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla day trip website.

Tokyo, Japan to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Jyvaskyla is minus 7 hours. While traveling from Tokyo, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Jyvaskyla, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 24:

Saarijarvi

— 2 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 25th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower, examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, and then take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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