9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Karstula
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: London

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). On the 24th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla day trip planning tool .

London, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Jyvaskyla. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Jyvaskyla at -2°C and lows at -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Himos Ski Resort
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. On the 27th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then perfect your strike at Liikelataamo.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Karstula trip planner .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Karstula by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Karstula can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Saarijarvi
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

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