Aeriel photo of small lakes surrounded by pine forest.

The Lake Suurijärvi hiking route

Yölammintie 211, 44880 Muurasjärvi

The network of routes forms a wider whole, which also includes Peuranpolku’s route network. The landscapes of the Lake Suurijärvi route offer rich and diverse varieties of nature for hikers. The area features barren moors and pine forests, but also coniferous forest, marshes and other types of wetland. The wilderness atmosphere is highlighted by small, natural, virtually untouched waterways, which include lakes, ponds, brooks and springs, etc.  Hikers can marvel at the early stages of natural history, such as post-glacial marine stages, beach ramparts, rocky shores and crushed stone fields. 

Hotel room's bed.

Hotel Keurusselkä

Keurusseläntie 134, 42700 Keuruu

tel. 014 3611 000 myynti@hotelkeurusselka.fi https://www.hotelkeurusselka.fi/en/

In Hotel Keurusselkä, you can stay in a cosy hotel room or relax in a holiday apartments for six people. The hotel can accommodate around 200 people and the Keurusharju holiday apartments almost as many.

Aerial view of a sunset in Laukaa

Metsoreitti trail

Ampumaradantie, 41340 Laukaa

The Metsoreitti trail in the municipality of Laukaa is a multipurpose route suitable for a wide range of activities. The 50-kilometre route passes through villages and beautiful landscapes. When there is no snow, the route is popular among hikers and mountain bikers, and skiers love it in the winter. There are 15 lean-tos/Lapp huts along the 50-km route, serving both those hiking for a day and overnight visitors. The route passes through the traditional but varied landscape of the Jyväskylä Region. 

Pihlajavesi Church at Keuruu

Old Church Trail

Kauppala, Hollikankaantie 149, 42910 Pihlajavesi

Come and admire the Old Church in Pihlajavesi and the cultural landscapes of the Old Church Trail in Keuruu. The trail runs through varied terrain and is suitable for the whole family. The route goes via Asemankylä and Sahankylä to the Old Church in Pihlajavesi, which has been described as the most mystical church in Finland. The well-known cruciform church was built in 1781, originally without any permission. As you walk along Valkeajärventie to Asemakylä, you can admire an important local cultural environment. On a hot summer’s day, you should stop to take a dip at the shallow, natural sandy beach in Saha, a particularly popular stop for families with children.


Partalantie 194, 42100 Jämsä

The mightily roaring Juvéninkoski rapids are in Partala about 9km from the centre of Jämsä. As part of the nine rapids of the Nytkymenjoki river, they enchant any spectator with their magnificent 7m waterfall that comes on its own thanks to a steep rock wall. Waterfalls like this are a rare sight in Finland. It is one of the best-known nature sites in Jämsä.

Laukaa Harbour

Satamatie 3, 41340 Laukaa

tel. 050 5664 962 info@extventures.fi https://laukaansatama.fi/

Sararanta harbour at Laukaa is known as a port of positive winds. As a high-quality guest harbour it is a very pleasant place to spend some time in. It is also the venue for many public events. The harbour of Laukaa is located by Saraavesi Lake in the village of Laukaa. 

Vaihelan Tila's main building on a day of summer.

Vaihela farm estate

Vaihelantie 24, 19920 Pappinen, Joutsa

tel. +358 400 889736 info@vaihela.com https://vaihela.com/

Hostel rooms and summer cottage accommodation, complete with sweet strawberries, at Pappinen in Joutsa, set in rural landscape in the Jyväskylä Region.

Three cabins on the hill surrounded by forest on a day of winter.

Riihivuori Holiday Village

Riihivuorentie 313, 40950 Muurame

tel. +358443252274 info@riihivuorenlomakyla.fi https://www.riihivuorenlomakyla.fi/

A diverse selection of cottages and rooms in the vicinity of Riihivuori Hill, on the shores of Lake Päijänne and in the vicinity of the centre of Muurame, only 15 to 20 kilometres from Jyväskylä.

Two dogs runnin on the frozen lake

Päivärannan Tila

Sahinniementie 70, 44800 Pihtipudas

tel. +358 45 1111 468 marjuthelena.rinne@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/AikaintaaTecumOy/

At Päiväranta in Pihtipudas, you will find things to do in every season. Our farm has huskies, horses, ponies, sheep, chickens, cats, poodles, stoats and angora rabbits. Accompanied by a member of staff, you can get to know the animals in the farmyard.

The forest shore of Piispala camping area, with five sup-boarders walking


Kurssitie 40, 43300 Kannonkoski

tel. +358 207 694 300 piispala@piispala.fi https://piispala.fi/en/

In Piispala, the possibilities for programme services and activities are breathtakingly varied. Our programmes include experience and adventure activities in nature and our surroundings, guided exercise sessions in our diverse facilities, craft and creative content and wellbeing programme services. How about canoeing or climbing, or relaxing in the heat of a traditional sauna at our shore-side sauna facilities?

Person holding horns in their hands


Kellantie 216, 44640 Kymönkoski

tel. +358 407405595 info@eravaris.com https://eravaris.com/en/

I, Ville Varis, now live at our Erävaris Crow’s Nest, at my parents’ former farm, in Viitasaari in Central Finland. Here, at a farm called Leppänen, I live with my wife and our two children.

Vanha Keuruu ulkoa päin.

Old Keuruu

Kangasmannilantie 2-4, 42700 Keuruu

Old Keuruu delights the senses with its splendid cultural environs. Buildings that breathe history, such as Keuruu’s old church from the 18th century and Keuruu Railway Station, chosen as the most beautiful station in Finland, invite you to take a tour in the atmosphere of bygone times. Spend a moment enjoying the shelter of an old stone barn or the idyllic parsonage milieu. Museums, exhibitions and small boutiques complement what Old Keuruu has to offer. You can also experience a memorable cruise on a paddlewheel ship, the Elias Lönnrot.

Vehryt Nouka

Noukanniementie 99, 40820 Jyväskylä

tel. 0400409927 myynti@vehrytnouka.fi https://vehrytnouka.fi/

The most beautiful venue for your party in the Jyväskylä Region! 

People swimming in the lake near summer cottage

Koirasalmi Nature Cottage  

Koirasalmentie 1220, 43800 Kivijärvi

tel. 040 9398147 koirasalmi@gmail.com https://koirasalmi.com/

The Koirasalmi Nature Cottage in the heart of the Salamajärvi National Park offers versatile services all year round. In the summer there is a café/kiosk where you will be guided to the ring trails that start nearby, or to rent a canoe, a kayak, a boat or a sup board…   

Suolahti Old Station 

Asematori, 44200 Suolahti

tel. 050 401 5456 piia.flink-liimatainen@aanekoski.fi https://www.asemanalue.fi/

The area illustrates the attempt to connect inland waters by rail to the sea coasts and thus to Europe at the end of the 19th century.  The Old Station area and port form a valuable destination for those interested in transport and cultural history. It has preserved its original character well.    The station building designed by architect Bruno Granholm with its railway yards, locomotives, locomotives and railway buildings was completed as soon as railway traffic began in 1898.   

People paddling

Konnevesi Harbour – Häyrylänranta Beach

Satamatie 60, 44300 Konnevesi

tel. +358 14 551 274 info@hayrylanranta.fi https://hayrylanranta.fi/

Konnevesi Harbour – Häyrylänranta Beach is a water gateway to Etelä-Konnevesi National Park, which offers nature-based land and water adventures. MVH Services and Ek-lines cruises take you on weekly or charter cruises to the unique South Konnevesi archipelago. The excursion is completed by lunch / reserved dining at Häyrylänranta Beach Restaurant or on the ship during the cruise. You can rent canoes/kayaks at Häyrylänranta Beach as well as SUP boards. In addition, the area boasts a peaceful caravan lot in addition to a marina. The beach restaurant’s service provision can be found at www.hayrylanranta.fi. Come and enjoy the recreation at Konnevesi – only an hour’s drive from Jyväskylä.

Two cows in a paddock by the lake

Rantakorpi Farm

Rantakorventie 82, 41490 Niemisjärvi

tel. +358 50 577 5881 johanna.koivuluoma@gmail.com https://rantakorpi.fi/

Welcome to relax on a farm holiday, at Rantakorpi farm. The organic sheep farm, located on the shore of the small Lake Kaihlanen, offers many cozy options for accommodation. On the farm you can enjoy the peace of nature and follow the everyday life of the farm. Children will enjoy themselves with the friendly farm animals:  The cats, hens, sheepdogs, sheep, cattle and horses wait there to be petted. You can buy farm produce at the Lampola boutique. In Rautakorpi it is possible to e.g. go horseback riding or go on a horse-drawn cart or a sleigh ride, or get acquainted with the sheepdogs’ work, and with processing the wool. Coffee and lunch can be arranged as required. You can find further information about services on the website.

Saraakallio scenery by the lake

Saraakallio rock paintings

Ränssintie 524, 41370 Laukaa

The rock paintings of Saraakallio form the largest continuous area of images in Fennoscandia.

Interior of a log cabin.


Kurssitie 40, 43300 Kannonkoski

tel. +358 207 694 300 piispala@piispala.fi www.piispala.fi

Piispala is a centre of overall well-being and for us, our customers’ enjoyment and well-being are the main things. We have versatile and high-quality accommodation and sports facilities, stunning nature and customer-friendly prices. Piispala has a total of 242-420 beds in good quality terraced apartments, wooden flats, semi-detached houses and cottages with fireplaces. 

Aerial view of Äänemäki observation tower during summer at sunset

Äänemäki lookout tower

Äänemäki lookout tower, 44100 Äänekoski

The stunning lake scenery of Keitele can be admired from the lookout tower in Äänemäki in Äänekoski.


Vuorelantie 25, 40900 Jyväskylä

The Paljaspää rock hill on the island of Muuratsalo in Jyväskylä has magnificent views of Lake Päijänne.

A person sitting on the top of the Tärttämäki hill


Tärttämäentie 199, 44100 Äänekoski

Tärttämäki lookout spot is one of the highest places in the region with a stunning view over Keitele, Tärttälahti in Kuhnamo and all the way to the city of Äänekoski. Tärttämäki rises 100 meters above the lake Kuhnamonjärvi right next to it so the landscape is really beautiful.

Mäyrävuori Hill

Mäyrävuori Hill

Jääskeläntie 3121, 40800 Jyväskylä

Mäyrävuori Hill is located near the Jääskelä nature trail some 20 minutes drive from Jyväskylä. The summit offers magnificent views of Lake Päijänne.

Aerial photo of Jyväskylä and bridge Kärkisten silta in Jyväskylä

Kärkistensalmi Strait & Kärkinen Bridge

Vespuolentie, 41800 Jyväskylä

If you’re interested in adding something of magical beauty to your photo gallery, then it’s worth heading south to Korpilahti and taking in the Kärkinen bridge. Spanning fabulous Lake Päijänne and the Kärkistensalmi Strait, the Kärkinen bridge is Finland’s third longest. The bridge is almost 800 metres in length and rises to a height of close to 100 metres.

The Kuokkala bridge, the Jyväsjärvi Lake and the Lutakko harbour in Jyväskylä in evening lighting

Kuokkala bridge

Siltakatu, 40520 Jyväskylä

Completed in 1989, the Kuokkala bridge is one of the best-known Jyväskylä landmarks and an impressive sight to behold in its evening lighting.


Kapeenkoskentie 67, 44250 Äänekoski

Kapeenniemi is a recreational nature and landscape preservation area with rapid fishing grounds in Äänekoski. Most of the area has been earmarked for recreational use where everyone may hike by everyman’s right.

Beach and forest

Tampinmylly Camping

Tampinmyllyntie 12, 19650 Joutsa

tel. +358 40 5922 517 jaana.kuusimaki@tampinmylly.inet.fi http://www.tampinmylly.com/

Tampinmylly is a compact and charming campsite close to nature, located in Joutsa, on the shore of the clear and clean Lake Iso-Säynätjärvi. You can stay in a camping cabin, tent, with a caravan or campervan. A new maintenance building was completed in the area for the summer of 2021. Lakeside sauna and smoke sauna on request. 2 self-contained cottages in their own peaceful setting. Isotupa cottage in use all year around. Accommodation in a new wooden hut for 2 persons.

LomaLeivo holiday cottages and Röykkälä sheep farm

Harjunlahdentie 760, 41730 Kivisuo

tel. +358 40 7294134 viola.fredin@gmail.com https://lomaleivo.fi/

Get an energy and wellness boost from a relaxing, close-to-nature break in Joutsa. LomaLeivo’s beautifully-equipped holiday cottages complete with relaxing hot tubs set amidst the attractive scenery of Leivonmäki national park welcome families, couples, awayday groups and parties of friends!

SF-Caravan Keski-Suomi ry / Hietasaari

Hietasaarentie 128, 41240 Kyynämöinen (Uurainen)

Located in an area known as the Central Finland Riviera, the Hietasaari Caravan Park is an excellent holiday destination for people who are looking to enjoy peace and quiet surrounded by nature. The sandy beaches and beautiful views provide the perfect setting for your summer holiday. There is plenty to see, do and explore, including a playground, nature trails, fishing and beautiful beaches. Hietasaari is an SF-Caravan member site, but non-members are also welcome to stay!

Camping Sumiainen

Sumiaisraitti 2, 44280 Sumiainen

tel. +358500885586 info@sumiainencamping.fi

Villa and the yard in a photo photographed from the lake and pier on a summer day.

Villa Paasirinne

Vihtorintie 50, 42300 Toivakka

tel. +358407220876 villapaasirinne@gmail.com http://villapaasirinne.fi

Welcome on holiday to Villa Paasirinne Villa A Relax and recharge in the midst of pristine nature by Leppävesi lake in Toivakka. Well-appointed luxury accommodation in a spacious log villa (101 m2). Modern kitchen, high-quality cooking utensils, tableware for eight persons, a gas BBQ and smoker box, and a campfire site on the lake shore. The villa has air conditioning and underfloor heating, two glazed verandas, two double bedrooms, an authentic Finnish sauna, a combined shower and laundry room with an iron and ironing board, and a separate toilet. The garden is beautifully tended, complete with a kitchen garden providing herbs, berries and other vegetables and plants that guests are welcome to use for cooking. Private beach, rowboat and patio. The beach has a firm sandy bottom and is safe for swimming. The heat-storing fireplace and wood-heated sauna stove create a cosy atmosphere for a perfect holiday escape. The villa is fully equipped with firewood, sun loungers, different yard games, rowing boat, life jackets, life buoy and fishing rods and fish traps. The villa has been ecologically built from Finnish materials.

Containerrestaurant Morton from the outside. People sitting in the terace and eating.

Container Restaurant Morton

Satamakatu 2, 40100 Jyväskylä

tel. +358 40 041 6372 jyvaskyla@morton.fi www.morton.fi/jyvaskyla

A pleasant shipping container-style restaurant, award-winning summer terrace, and café, all at the Port of Jyväskylä within walking distance from the town centre. Morton is renowned particularly for its burgers, pancakes and relaxed atmosphere. Open in the summer from May Day to September.

An old red house.


Piililäntie 71, 41360 Oravasaari

tel. + 358 40 703 8136 info@nukula.fi https://nukula.fi/en/

Nukula is a family-run guest house offering wellness, accommodation, catering and conference services. We are located in Haukanmaa, Toivakka, among the majestic landscapes and forests surrounding Lake Päijänne. We are a 35-minute drive from Jyväskylä along Oravasaarentie road. In summer we can also be reached by water thanks to a large jetty suitable for docking even large boats. The natural surroundings and two saunas guarantee an unforgettable wellness experience. Sleep peacefully in complete silence in a restored Luxury Granary and enjoy genuine local and organic food. The company has been award the Green Key and Visit Finland’s Sustainable Travel Finland certificates.


Parviaisentie 52, 41230 Uurainen

tel. +358 14 267 2600 kirjaamo@uurainen.fi www.uurainen.fi/fi/123/majoitus

The Huutoniemi outdoors recreation area is located in the municipality of Uurainen, by Lake Kyynämöinen, some 50 minutes by car from Jyväskylä. The property includes the main building, a lake-side sauna, campfire site and a boat, the use of which is included in the cottage rental. A nature trail through the beautiful Central Finland lake landscape starts from the property.

Hokkasen tila

Hokkasentie 40, 40950 Muurame

tel. +358 14 631 820, +358 50 327 9180


Marjoniementie 91, 41230 Uurainen

tel. +358 50 5915 077 info@marjoniementila.fi www.marjoniementila.fi

At Marjoniementila, you can stay in an idyllic 19th century vicarage in Uurainen. Accommodation is available in the beautiful main building, the authentic outbuilding or the traditional common room.  All accommodation has the following facilities: shower, toilet, fridge, TV, coffee maker and kettle. The bridal suite also has its own sauna. Guests are also welcome to enjoy delicious meals at the vicarage. The old vicarage is surrounded by pure nature for fishing and berry and mushroom picking. Other activities, such as canoeing and horse riding, are also available.

Villa Majala

Vilppulantie 228, 41370 Laukaa

tel. +358 40 558 1733 teija.matilainen@pp.nic.fi

Oravivuori Nature Trail and Triangulation Tower

Vanhapääntie, 41800 Jyväskylä

The Oravivuori trail leads to the top of Oravivuori hill in Korpilahti’s Puolakka, where one of the survey points of the famous Struve Geodetic Arc, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List, is located. The impressive triangulation tower on the summit of the hill is a sign of the significance of Oravivuori, and Puolakka measuring station, in the mapping of Finland. The path leading to the top of Oravivuori is about 1 km long and the rocky slope is quite steep in places. The views from the triangulation tower out over Lake Päijänne are beautiful.

A view from Vaarunvuoret Hill


Vespuolentie , 41870 Jyväskylä

Admire the beautiful Lake Päijänne sceneries and the unique nature on Vaarunvuoret Hills in Jyväskylä.

A view from the top of the Kanavuori Hill.

Kanavuori Hill & Kanavuori Nature Trail

, 40800 Jyväskylä

Rising to a height of almost 200 meters, the steep-walled bare rock Kanavuori is an impressive sight. From the top of the hill there are magnificent views over Lake Päijänne and Lake Leppävesi, as well as over the culturally and historically valuable Naissaari area.

Lemettilän tila

Siltatie 23, 41900 Petäjävesi

tel. +358 50 414 7275 info@lemettilantila.fi https://www.lemettilantila.fi/en/

The Lemettilä stone farmhouse, which acts as an event and meeting facility, as well as a restaurant and café, is available for booking year-round. We are located along highway 23 next to the old Petäjävesi church. The church is only 500 metres away! There are official signs from highway 23. The maximum capacity of the stone farmhouse is 50 people. An outdoor festival pavilion is available during summer. The lower floor of the stone farmhouse is suitable for people with disabilities. We also have a disabled toilet. We have plenty of room for buses, and you can bring your guests close to the entrance.

Vesala course and camp centre

Neulakankaantie 61, 41940 Vesanka

tel. +358 40 535 1657 jklsrk.leirit@evl.fi https://www.jyvaskylanseurakunta.fi/vesala

Vesala can host events and provide accommodation for as many as 150 people!  Large conference rooms, a variety of accommodation options and of course an extensive buffet guarantee a successful occasion for your group. Whether alone or in a large group Vesala can lay on the services you require at reasonable cost. Vesala is ideal for people of all ages – from kids to seniors. Welcome to Vesala!


Sarpatintie 99, 41160 Tikkakoski

tel. +358 40 535 1657 jklsrk.leirit@evl.fi www.jyvaskylanseurakunta.fi/sarpatti

Sarpatti is like a large holiday apartment, which can accommodate a 20-person camp, meeting, overnight stay or an old-fashioned sauna evening! Sarpatti operates on the self-catering principle, with guests preparing their breakfast or meals themselves – so just make yourselves at home, there are no staff to dictate the timetable! Sarpatti is located in Tikkakoski, on the shore of Lake Luonetjärvi 25 km from Jyväskylä – in other words just a short hop from the city.

Koivuniemi camp centre

Koivuniementie 30, 40800 Vaajakoski

tel. +358 40 535 1657 jklsrk.leirit@evl.fi http://www.jyvaskylanseurakunta.fi/koivuniemen-leirikeskus

Welcome to newly refurbished Koivuniemi in the Vaajakoski area of Jyväskylä! Koivuniemi offers modern facilities for camps, conferences, training events and family celebrations. Koivuniemi is open all year round. Tasty food, sauna and peaceful accommodation guarantee a pleasant stay for each and every member of your group. Koivuniemi can accommodate 50 overnight guests, while family events of up to a hundred people pose no problem! Koivuniemi is located in Vaajakoski, 15 km east of Jyväskylä – naturally on the shore of a lake and in magnificent surroundings!

Mutanen camp centre

Raidanlahdentie 22, 41880 Oittila

tel. +358 40 535 1657 jklsrk.leirit@evl.fi www.jyvaskylanseurakunta.fi/mutanen

Mutanen is located amidst impressive Central Finland terrain below Vaaruvuori hill – on the shore of Lake Päijänne. The Mutanen scenery is breathtakingly beautiful – and it is in this heritage landscape that the attractive camp centre was built in 1983. Mutanen provides accommodation, camp services, meeting facilities and catering. Family celebrations at Mutanen are always a big success! Of Mutanen people say: ”cosy atmosphere – lovely! – great food! – fantastic scenery!”

A person in a spa

Peurunka Spa & Resort

Peurungantie 85, 41340 Laukaa

tel. +358 20 751 601 peurunka@peurunka.fi www.peurunka.fi

Do right by yourself – experience Peurunka Spa & Resort. Enjoy the beautiful natural environment, skiing, hiking, or biking across our outdoor trails, go canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding on the lake, book a lakeshore or smoke sauna, and go for a dip in the water. New experiences and activities offered also include, among many others, bowling, guided exercise, golfing, disc golf, and badminton.

Laukaa Harbour Café

Satamatie 3, 41340 Laukaa

tel. +358 14 267 5928 skirvesoja@gmail.com https://laukaansatama.fi/in-english/

The cosy café in Laukaa Marina at Lake Saravesi offers a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. The outdoor seating area is the perfect spot for relaxing on a sunny day.

Two beds at Apartment Vuolake

Apartment Vuolake

Suolahdentie 84, 41340 Laukaa

tel. +358 14 833 002 myynti@vuolake.fi www.vuolake.fi

The two-room flat of 60 square metres in the Hotel Vuolake accommodates 1–4 persons. The flat has an entrance of its own, sauna and a kitchen recess. Can be hired for a short or longer time. Close to the beach and a boat. Laukaa’s varied set of activities and other services are quite near. Good parking facilities. Reservations either by phone or by e-mail.

Ränssin Kievari

Kuikantie 340, 41140 Jyväskylä

tel. +358 14 311 0086 ranssi@ranssinkievari.fi www.ranssinkievari.fi

Ränssin Kievari is an over 200 year old farmhouse in a location of outstanding natural beauty by a lake. We offer accommodation and meals as well as facilities for meetings and special occasions. Fully licensed. Seating for 150. In summer Ränssin Kievari’s own summer theatre performs in the yard – as it has for over the last 30 years.

A burger meal on a plate.

Barn Restaurant and Bistro Sylvi

Vilppulantie 51, 41370 Kuusa, Laukaa

tel. +358 20 792 8080 varjola@varjola.com https://www.varjola.com/en/front-page

Varjola countryside resort boasts a long tradition in preparing delicacies. Our hearty buffet meals, with seasonal specialties in the place of honour, cater for a wide range of tastes.  We are historically known as a popular venue for festive occasions and as a high-quality countryside restaurant. The Barn Restaurant is open all year round, and during the summer months we also serve meals at Bistro Sylvi. You are most welcome to stop by anytime to enjoy the unique feel of the refurbished old barn building that today houses our bistro restaurant.    Named after the wife of one of the former keepers of Varjola farm, Bistro Sylvi is an idyllic summertime restaurant that serves straightforward foods in the bistro spirit and also operates as a cafe. Sylvi’s menu proposes authentic flavours originating in the Finnish countryside. We make abundant use of quality ingredients grown by local food producers and other small producers in Finland. Bistro Sylvi cherishes a long history of catering in the well-known Varjola spirit: alongside the more traditional foods, we also create dishes with a contemporary twist.   

Savutuvan Apaja from the air

Restaurant Savutuvan Apaja

Opinsaunan Kiuas, 40800 Vaajakoski

tel. +358 14 262 022 tunnelma@savutuvanapaja.fi https://savutuvanapaja.fi/en/

Savutuvan Apaja à la carte is a great place for various events the year round in the nature preservation area of Haapasaari in Jyväskylä where nature and water surround it.

Peurunka restaurant world

Peurungantie 85, 41340 Jyväskylä

tel. +358 20 751 6751 peurunka@peurunka.fi https://peurunka.fi/en/

The new restaurant world of Spa Hotel Peurunka offers favourites for everyone. Pata&Pannu serves tasty home-made meals at lunch and dinner. Peurankello Tasting offers new tastes, a high-quality breakfast and abundant appetizer and dessert buffets. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs-winner Peurunkakello à la carte grill treats you to wonderful flavours from the à la carte, grill and children’s menus, utilising local high-quality ingredients as much as possible. Taverna Apollo and Bistro Nemo add the finishing touch through fast food and karaoke. It is time to dance at Villipeura on four nights a week and leading Finnish artists offer performances at Peurunka Areena.


Ahlmaninkatu 4, 40100 Jyväskylä

tel. +358 14 636 311 info@hotellialba.fi https://www.hotellialba.fi/en/frontpage

Hotel Alba is a comfortable privately-owned hotel close to the centre of Jyväskylä.  Alba’s restaurant offers a magnificent view of the Jyväsjärvi lake. The relaxed á la carte restaurant’s menu offers an extensive range of options at different price points. A delicious lunch buffet is available on business days. There is a sightseeing terrace next to the restaurant where hotel breakfast is also available in the summer. Two comfortable restaurant cabinets can be converted into dining rooms for private functions. Check the menus for different events and groups from www.hotellialba.fi/en.

Two persons at the Taulu Manor in Toivakka

Taulun Kartano

Tauluntie 596, 41410 Kankainen

tel. +358 20 7353 400 myynti@acravintolat.fi www.taulunkartano.fi

Picturesque Taulun Kartano is an old country manor situated 30 minutes from Jyväskylä in the direction of Mikkeli. Our well-appointed rooms offer a wonderfully comfortable stay every time. The manor house has 16 rooms and 40 beds, and visitors have the option of staying at the two-person lakeside Villa Riihiranta too.

Ylä-Saarikko holiday cottages

Suolahdentie 719, 41370 Kuusa

tel. +358 40 514 4830, +358 400 639 501 ylasaarikko@saunalahti.fi www.ylasaarikko.com

Ylä-Saarikko offers high-quality cottages located close to a diverse range of services and activities, only a 30-minute drive from Jyväskylä.  Suitable for year-round use, our six cabins are situated in a peaceful environment in Kuusa in Laukaa, near excellent transport connections. All of the cottages have a well-equipped kitchen, a sauna, a fireplace and a rowing boat. Spa Hotel Peurunka and many other services and experiences are located only a few minutes’ drive away.

Piesalan Lomamökit – holiday cottages

Multiantie 830, 41240 Kyynämöinen, Uurainen

tel. +358 400 811 376, +358 400 915 681 myynti@piesalanlomamokit.fi http://www.piesalanlomamokit.fi/

The beautiful, tranquil environment of Lake Kyynämöinen invites you to enjoy a relaxing holiday on the lake shore. Our six well-equipped cottages are situated roughly 40 km north-west of Jyväskylä. All the cottages have a sandy shore which is ideal for children. Also on hand are a boat and jetty as well as a Lapp-style hut or outdoor facility for barbecuing in the yard. The cottages are equipped with a kitchen, wood burning sauna and fireplace.

Vihtaharju Cabin

Tikanniementie 140, 40950 Muurame

tel. +358 400 811 476 karilamerja@gmail.com www.nettimokki.com/muurame/4144

Come and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of a five-star hand-hewn log cabin. Listen to the hoots of swans in the distance and ripples lapping against the jetty – and relax. A shallow sand-bottomed beach offers a safe place for children to swim and splash around in.

Villa Tuuliniemi

Tuuliniementie 21, 40950 Muurame

tel. +358 40 701 9244 huvila@tuuliniemi.fi www.tuuliniemi.fi

Villa Tuuliniemi is a cosy holiday home by the clear waters of Muuratjärvi lake. Equipped with modern amenities, Villa Tuuliniemi is perfect for holidaymakers looking for peace and quiet. Its shallow beach is suitable for children.

Hotel Alba

Ahlmaninkatu 4, 40100 Jyväskylä

tel. +358 14 636 311 info@hotellialba.fi www.hotellialba.fi

Finlandia Hotel Alba is a comfortable privately-owned hotel close to the centre of Jyväskylä. Alba is located on the shore of the Jyväsjärvi lake in Mattilanniemi in the vicinity of the University of Jyväskylä and the Alvar Aalto Museum. The Rantaraitti pedestrian and bicycle route around Jyväsjärvi can be easily accessed from Alba. The restaurant, meeting rooms and some of the rooms offer a beautiful view of the lake. During the summer, you can go swimming the hotel’s own pier, and breakfast can be had on a terrace with a view of the lake. The hotel offers free parking. There are 126 rooms in the hotel, of which 10 are Junior Suites with saunas.


Piesalantilantie 17, 41900 Petäjävesi

tel. +358 40 847 4424 info@piiku.eu www.piiku.fi

Aerial photo of Jyväskylä and Lutakko harbour in Jyväskylä.

Jyväskylä’s Lutakko Harbour

Satamakatu 8, 40100 Jyväskylä

tel. +358 (0)14 569 5000 kaupunkirakenne@jyvaskyla.fi

Finland’s most memorable harbour In summer, the Jyväskylä harbour transforms into a point of recreation for the city dwellers of all ages. The harbour, located in the immediate vicinity of the city centre and the Travel Centre attracts people to enjoy sunny summer days, fun activities and varied treats to eat. At the wonderful new harbour restaurant, Sataman Viilu, you can enjoy a sauna and cool off in the lake water pool in addition to enjoying fine food and beverages. In the may of 2023, a boat designed by world-famous architect Alvar Aalto will arrive permanently next to Viilu for all to admire.