9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Joutsa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Copenhagen

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then perfect your strike at Liikelataamo.

Before you visit Saarijarvi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Saarijarvi is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Copenhagen in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saarijarvi, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

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
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Kuopio (Snellman Park, Kuopio Market City Hall, &more) and Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Finnish Air Force Museum, admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kuopio, Mantta-Vilppula, Himos Ski Resort, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Petajavesi Old Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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. For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Joutsa tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Joutsa can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time 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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