Hankasalmi is about 40 minutes’ drive from Jyväskylä. Hankasalmi has a magnificent holiday destination, Revontuli, and Häkä Slopes, offering winter activities. Erä’s Pete offers guided wilderness tours in the untouched nature of Hankasalmi.

Hankasalmi has been called the darkest place in Southern Finland, and that’s why the Northern Lights have been studied in the area many years. Hankasalmi also has an observatory where you can find out more about the Northern Lights and the stars.

Hankasalmi has wonderful places to visit: the Villa Mathilda arts and crafts house and the Sepän Galleria ceramic workshop.

Distance to Jyväskylä –  54,2 km abt. 40 minutes
Distance to Revontuli – 11,4 km abt. 15 minutes
Public beaches – yes
Attractions for children – yes