9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland visit planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
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Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Los Angeles

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step out of the city life by going to Nyrolan luontopolku and Himos Ski Resort. Explore hidden gems such as Leivonmaki National Park and Vitikkala Manor. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan Harbour, take in the views from Karkisten Silta, and examine the collection at Finnish Air Force Museum.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary site.

Los Angeles, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Jyvaskyla is 10 hours. In December, Jyvaskyla is cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 28°F and lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:

Saarijarvi

— 2 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi route builder site.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°F in December, and nighttime lows around 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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