9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Karstula trip planner.

Detroit, USA to Karstula is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Karstula is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Detroit in May, with highs in Karstula at 59°F and lows at 36°F. Finish up 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 appreciate Finnish Air Force Museum and Jyvaskyla Art Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of Keuruu and Petajavesi Old Church. Go for a jaunt from Jyvaskyla to Jamsa to see Himos Ski Resort about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan Harbour, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip planning website.

You can drive from Karstula to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. May in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Tours Adventure

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
Jyvaskyla Art Museum ©
Jyvaskyla Art 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 wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Joutsa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Joutsa are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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