8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
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Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maki-Matin perhepuisto and Tourujoen Luontopolku. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, trek along Nyrolan luontopolku, admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano, and take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip maker app.

London, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Jyvaskyla. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Jyvaskyla at 22°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 2 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Karstula driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Karstula takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
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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