Jyväskylä is surrounded by hills, forests and hundreds of lakes so you can find peace and quiet even near the city center. In Jyväskylä you also happen to be in the capital of sauna province number one, Central Finland.
As the evenings draw in the City of Jyväskylä shines brightly and beautifully. At the darkest time of the year over 100 permanently illuminated locations enhance the city’s architecture and create an atmosphere that is unique, safe and attractive to the eye.
Jyväskylä is a lively, versatile city of sport, movement and well-being in which over 5 000 events are staged annually. Jyväskylä is situated in the middle of Finland, right in the heart of Urban Finnish lakeland. The city that follows in the footsteps of the world-famous architect Alvar Aalto can offer visitors some amazing encounters with nature in the middle of the city as well as a variety of thought-provoking culture. Jyväskylä challenges people to get moving and enjoy some refreshing physical recreation that leaves a mark – on each and every one of us in a unique way!
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