Petäjävesi is known by its Unesco World Heritage Site Petäjävesi old church and by its nature.

Petäjävesi Old Church gained inclusion in Unesco’s world heritage list as an prime example of northern wooden architecture in 1994. The church is representative of Scandinavian, Lutheran church architecture and the long tradition of log building.

Enjoy life in Petäjävesi. Accommodation services of Petäjävesi include well equipped cottages and romantic farm accommodation in traditional granaries. Room accommodation is also offered in countryside hotels and on farms. There’s also a possibility for B&B accommodation.


Distance to Jyväskylä – 33 km, abt. 30 minutes
Distance to the airport – 46 km, abt. 40 minutes
Public beaches – yes
Attractions for children – yes