9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi trip itinerary app .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Saarijarvi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Copenhagen in May since evenings lows in Saarijarvi dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Museums

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 Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf & Serlachius Museum Gosta) and Kuopio (Snellman Park, Kuopio Market City Hall, & more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maki-Matin perhepuisto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church, and make a trip to Saynatsalo Town Hall.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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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. Planning Joutsa trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 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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