14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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

8
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: Jamsa (Vitikkala Manor & Himos Ski Resort), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Joutsa (Leivonmaki National Park & Art Center Haihatus). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla day trip planning site .

Helsinki to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Jyvaskyla, with lows around 8°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petajavesi, Jamsa, Joutsa, Korpilahti, Keuruu
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

5
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Change things up with these side-trips from Karstula: Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park, Liikelataamo, & more) and Viitasaari (Nestori & Sahis Aki resort). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Karstula tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Karstula takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 20th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Viitasaari
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

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