Self-guided tours

Siirry edelliseen
Siirry seuraavaan

Experience the Jyväskylä Region with our thematic routes. They are an opportunity for you to navigate our city through themes you yourself find most interesting. They present the city through a choice of topics, allowing you to explore it at your leisure. 

A link to the routes with maps can be found with the presentation of every route. You can also find the routes in the free Citynomadi app, downloadable for your mobile device. 

The Pearls of Jyväskylä

Staying just for a moment in Jyväskylä?  These routes let you access Jyväskylä’s most important sights, as well as a selection of culture, arts, and well-known landmarks. Choose the best route for you and get on the trail to see something new! 

Photo: Juhana Konttinen

Bicycling and exercise

Familiarise yourself with diverse sporting opportunities, fantastic views, and cultural experiences. Whether you’re walking, running, or cycling, these routes are right for you. Experience Jyväskylä, the Capital of Sport, at its best! 

Photo: Finlandia Marathon


For you, the architecture and design aficionado, these routes are perfect! The Alvar Aalto Capital of the World allows you to see and experience the works of the master architect in all his different periods of creation. Also get to know the work of Wivi Lönn, called Finland’s first female architect, and the glass ceilings of her time she shattered. 

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola

For the gourmand

What could be better than to experience the genuine local culinary culture of Jyväskylä, a cornucopia of delicious tastes! This thematic route guarantees a tasty experience in the Jyväskylä Region. Bon appetit! 

Photo: Lina Markkanen

Crafts and shopping

Crafts, design, atelier and workshop sales – these thematic routes let you experience the ins and outs of a plethora of enchanting shopping destinations around the Jyväskylä Region. Enjoy the atmosphere of the small shops and make finds of local products for souvenirs.

Photo: Tiina Huhtaniemi

Unesco World Heritage sites

The Unesco Route in the Jyväskylä Region will take you to see the two Unesco World Heritage sites in the area: Petäjävesi Old Church and Struve Geodetic Arc.

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola

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