Midnight Sun and the Art of Architecture
05. July 2018 Travel
Alvar Aalto Museum

A Spanish journalist Alvaro Laforet visited Central Finland and was amazed about the midnight sun and beautiful architecture of Alvar Aalto. Jyväskylä is the capital city of the world-famous architect Alvar Aalto – there are 28 Aalto destinations in the area. Read about Alvaro’s recommendations and learn more about the region.

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Canoe Trip to Kalasaari Sauna with Tavinsulka
03. July 2018 Activities

The Sauna Region Week is on, and our summer trainee Maria participated a canoe trip organized by Tavinsulka to a small island Kalasaari. The island can be found from Lake Päijänne, and the distance is quite short, so trips like this are suitable for many. Read Maria’s comments about the canoe experience with Tavinsulka from […]

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Experience the Real Finnish Lakeland & Saunas on Sauna Region Week
14. June 2018 Activities
Lake Kuukkajärvi at Uurainen

Central Finland, the Sauna Region of the World, is packed with amazing nature and well-being destinations. On summer-time, the first week of July is always dedicated for unforgettable sauna experiences. Sauna Region Week is an event organized by Visit Central Finland and companies, who provide excellent sauna services in Central Finland. Real Finnish Lakeland. Picture: […]

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Finding the perfect Xmas tree
12. December 2017 Activities

Yes, I’m dreaming of a white Xmas. And of a lovely, living Xmas tree that carries the scent of the Finnish forest right into our living room! Xmas trees are not hard to get if you live in Finland. After all, forests cover 75% of Finland’s land area and the majority of forests are privately […]

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Jyväskylä – the Capital City of Alvar Aalto
28. August 2017 Travel

If you are interested in architecture, and especially Alvar Aalto’s architecture, the city of Jyväskylä is a must to visit.  You will find here the largest number of buildings (all together 28) in the whole world designed by the architect and academician Alvar Aalto. These buildings are eg. the Alvar Aalto Museum, Muurame Church,  Säynätsalo […]

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