Easy to reach – right in the centre of Finland, en route to everywhere.
As the evenings draw in the City of Jyväskylä shines brightly and beautifully. At the darkest time of the year dozens of permanently illuminated locations enhance the city’s architecture and create an atmosphere that is unique, safe and attractive to the eye.
Jyväskylä is surrounded by hills, forests and hundreds of lakes so you can find peace and quiet even near the city center.
Jyväskylä is home to more buildings designed by Alvar Aalto than any other city in the world.
Jyväskylä’s pedestrianized central area is a dream destination for the avid shopper. In and around the pedestrian precinct you’ll discover pleasant shopping centres, international chain stores, specialized boutiques and reasonably priced factory outlets.
Jyväskylä is a lively, versatile city of sport. movement and well-being in which over 5 000 events are staged annually. 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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