6 days in Central Finland Itinerary

6 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  5​h
1
Karstula
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. On the 15th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park and then enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Karstula road trip planner.

Helsinki to Karstula is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Helsinki in July since evenings lows in Karstula dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti), Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla day trip planning app .

Drive from Karstula to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Muuramen Church, Panda Factory Outlet, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Petajavesi Old Church, Leivonmaki National Park
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Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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