9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Saarijarvi
— 1 day
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
3
Joutsa
— 2 nights

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Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi road trip tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Saarijarvi is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Saarijarvi, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

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nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Laajis and Himos Ski Resort. For shopping fun, head to Kuokkalan kartano or Viherlandia. Take a break from Jyvaskyla with a short trip to Petajavesi Old Church in Petajavesi, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla attractions planner.

Drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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Side Trips

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

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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Joutsa online attractions planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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