15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Viitasaari
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 9 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Newark

4
nights
Viitasaari

Viitasaari ©
Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Central Finland region. Escape the urban bustle at Sahis Aki resort and Pyha-Hakki National Park. Explore Viitasaari's surroundings by going to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet (in Karstula) and Saarijarvi (Liikelataamo & Julmat Lammit). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Nestori.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Viitasaari road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Viitasaari is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Viitasaari due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in December, things will get slightly colder in Viitasaari: highs are around 31°F and lows about 24°F. On the 11th (Wed), you're off toJyvaskyla.

Things to do in Viitasaari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

9
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Visiting Himos Ski Resort and Leivonmaki National Park will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Petajavesi Old Church and Church of Keuruu. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Viitasaari to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Viitasaari in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Jyvaskyla, with lows around 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petajavesi, Jamsa, Joutsa, Korpilahti, Keuruu
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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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