9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Santa Maria
Fly:  37​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Santa Maria

3
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Himos Ski Resort and Laajis. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Finnish Air Force Museum and The Alvar Aalto Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, and admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla vacation planner.

Santa Maria, Brazil to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 37-hour flight. Traveling from Santa Maria to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Santa Maria in December: high temperatures in Jyvaskyla hover around -2°C and lows are around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Joutsa travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Joutsa are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Museums
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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