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 and designer 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!
Due to current situation of COVID-19, many of our local entreprises operate during exceptional business hours or have closed their doors temporarily. Please check up-to-date information directly from the companies’ own website and social media channels. More information about the situation in Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Finnish Institute for health and welfare and the city of Jyväskylä.
Meanwhile you can keep getting inspired by the Jyväskylä Region – dream at home and plan your trip for the future when it is safe to travel again. Be safe!
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