9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland visit planner

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Make it your trip
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 Leivonmaki National Park and Himos Ski Resort. Explore hidden gems such as Nyrolan luontopolku and University of Jyvaskyla. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa) and Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha, go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan Harbour, walk around Tourujoen Luontopolku, and take in the views from Karkisten Silta.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla vacation planner.

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. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Jyvaskyla to be much colder, temps between 28°F and 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time 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 · Architectural Buildings · Room Escape Games
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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