9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Karstula
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Detroit

1
night
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Karstula travel itinerary planner .

Detroit, USA to Karstula is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Detroit to Karstula, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Karstula is slightly colder than Detroit - with highs of 59°F and lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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. Museum-lovers will get to explore Finnish Air Force Museum and The Craft Museum of Finland. Visiting Himos Ski Resort and Laajis will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku.

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

Drive from Karstula to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

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

2
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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Joutsa road trip site .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. May in Joutsa sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 38°F at night. On the 21st (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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