15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  22 h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Karstula
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Boston

8
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore hidden gems such as Kuokkalan kartano and Old Church of Keuruu. Museum-lovers will get to explore Finnish Air Force Museum and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Joutsa (Leivonmaki National Park & Art Center Haihatus), Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Boston, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 22- hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Boston in January: high temperatures in Jyvaskyla hover around 20°F and lows are around 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Joutsa, Korpilahti, Keuruu, Jamsa, Panda Factory Outlet
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

5
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Karstula road trip planning app.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 11°F. You will leave for home on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Karstula

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Saarijarvi
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Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Julmat Lammit ©
Julmat Lammit