9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
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.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi online trip itinerary builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Saarijarvi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Saarijarvi hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

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

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Head to Kuokkalan kartano and Viherlandiafor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Alvar Aalto Museum and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). On the 19th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, and take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip planner .

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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nights
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 wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Joutsa trip builder tool .

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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