9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Karstula day trip app.

Washington DC, USA to Karstula is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get much colder in Karstula: highs are around 43°F and lows about 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Karstula to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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