#Travel Aug 01, 2019 08:19 GMT

Lakeland – Jyväskylä Region is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful regions in Finland. The municipalities, cities and towns in the region are a unique mix of nature, activities and people.

In this post we introduce you to Hankasalmi. What are the recommendations to see or to do by locals? Please remember that you can find more suggestions about the area from the travel website.



Revontuli – The Northern Lights Resort is your comfort zone located in a beautiful place at Lake Iso-Virmas. Book a cozy wooden cottage, be amazed in glass igloos or have an easy holiday in a hotel room! Try the sauna trail or activities for each season! The center is open all year round. The most memorable holiday you can get in a glass igloo, where you can try to catch the northern lights or be amazed about the never setting sun. (Photo: Julia Kivelä)

Häähninmäki nature trails and Häähnintupa Cottage

Häähninmäki area has an extensive network of nature trails that are open all year round for various outdoor activities. Häähninmäki is also home to Häähnintupa Cottage, a wilderness hut and rest stop located conveniently near the trails. It is open to all visitors and can be used to make coffee, cook a meal and even stay the night. (Photo: Riku Pihlanto, Visit Finland)

Häkärinteet Ski Resort


Häkärinteet Ski Resort is the best ski centre for families in Finland. It offers 13 slopes from beginners to more experienced speeders. Häkärinteet offers also lots of other activities like well maintained tracks for the friends of cross-country skiing, as well as a ploughed ice rink for tour skating. You can also try your skills in snowshoe-walking or enjoy the feel of speed in a snow scooter safari. (Photo: Häkärinteet)

Hankasalmi Museum Village

Hankasalmi Museum Village is located on a church hill in the heart of the municipality of Hankasalmi. The Museum Village area has 12 log buildings which have been transported from various places in the Hankasalmi area. The yard is enclosed by the buildings and together they form an idyllic 19th century farmyard surroundings. (Photo: Ilkka Jaakola)

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