Tips for a rainy day in the Jyväskylä Region
What is there to do when the forecast promises mainly rain and dark clouds? Luckily, there are various indoor activities and interesting places to visit in the Jyväskylä Region even on a rainy day. Spend a great day with these tips!
Spend a culture-filled day
A rainy day is perfect for strolling around in the various museums of the Jyväskylä Region. Learn about Alvar Aalto’s architecture and the history of the Jyväskylä Region in the Aalto2 museum center, be amazed by the exhibitions in the Jyväskylä Art Museum, experience the one and only Craft Museum of Finland or wonder the old military aircrafts in the Finnish Air Force Museum.
For someone interested in architecture, Petäjävesi Old Church is the place to visit. The church is know for its wood architecture and is also one of the Unesco World Heritage Sites. A rainy day classic is definitely to pick a bag of popcorn and head to the movies, for example to Fantasia in Jyväskylä, Kino Hirvi in Äänekoski or Kino Metso in Petäjävesi and Muurame.Photo: Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen
For the active and adventurous
Bad weather doesn’t mean you can’t have an action-packed day – quite the opposite. You can spend the whole day with children in Aventure Park HopLop, Leo’s Leikkimaa or Trampolin Park. Sport Center Hutunki offers different kind of sports from squash to wall climbing. Bowling and billiards are classic sports for everyone, and can be played in Hollywood Bowling, Jyväs-Snooker and Revontuli Resort.Photo: Megazone
Have a relaxing spa day and try out the Finnish sauna
Escape the chilly rain to a spa or a steamy sauna. You can enjoy different types of saunas for example in Sataman Viilu, Kankaan Sauna, Varjola Resort or Tupaswilla Heritage Village. If you’re looking for a whole day spa experience, head to Scandic Laajavuori or Peurunka.Photo: Spa & Resort Peurunka
Board games and hot drinks
Is there anything better than to have a hot drink in a warm and cozy café on a rainy day? You can enjoy drinks and fresh baked pastries in Café Valkoinen Puu located in the Toivola Old Courtyard, Café Miriam’s and Wilhelmiina Patisserie which are loved by the locals or in the unique tearoom Teeleidi.Photo: Valkoinen Puu
Stroll around in the unique boutiques
Take your umbrella and go for a shopping stroll! There’s plenty of unique boutiques from design stores to local craft shops in the Jyväskylä Region. Visit for example Aalto2 Shop, the old stationary shop Harjun Paperi, domestic KOTO Designmarket, felt and souvenir shop Villakamari or the boutique Kädenjälki, which has a selection of handicrafts from artisans in Laukaa.Photo: Tiina Huhtaniemi
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