Lakeland - Jyväskylä Region
About the region
The Province of Central Finland is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful regions in Finland. Being a part of the Lakeland area, the landscapes of the region are a unique mix of lakes, islands and hills. Due to such a great variety of landscapes, Central Finland is famous for its numerous places to enjoy outdoor activities all year round. In winter, you can go downhill skiing at one of the ski resorts, skate or have fun during snowmobile safaris. In summer, you can bicycle, swim in the lakes or hike in one of the five national parks. We are also The Sauna Region of the World!
The nature, a great choice of places to stay and numerous activities to enjoy are what makes Central Finland an interesting travel destination. Start your adventure with us!
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 (link) and Finnish Institute for health and welfare (link) and the city of Jyväskylä (link).
*Main photo by Julia Kivelä.
*Sauna photo by Julia Kivelä.
Resorts & Cities
While travelling to Finland, many will often think of the wilderness, sauna and kilometres of blue lake surfaces. This all and much more…
Whether you come over a weekend or for a longer vacation, here you can find information about some packages at the best locations of the region.
Travel Tips & Ideas
In monthly features you will find a lot of travel ideas for your trip to Central Finland. Best spots to enjoy the views, unusual places to stay…
Make a trip to Central Finland
To make the process of planning a trip to Central Finland easy and fast, we have collected all the essential information about accommodation, activities, events, places of interest and useful tips for travelers on one site. Browse through the pages and find your favourite spot on the map of Finland!
City vibes or tranquility of the Finnish nature? Lakeside views or snow covered hills? You can find all in one - in Central Finland.
Where is Central Finland? How to get here? Where to stay? We will answer all these and other questions to make your trip truly interesting and worth every moment you spend on planning.