8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Joutsa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
day
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 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

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New York City, USA to Joutsa is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in February, with highs in Joutsa at 28°F and lows at 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

4
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. Get a sense of the local culture at Finnish Air Force Museum and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, and view the masterpieces at Kuokkalan kartano.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 28°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church, 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

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 25th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

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Drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Saarijarvi can reach 28°F, while at night they dip to 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

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