Lakeland – Jyväskylä Region is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful regions in Finland. The municipalities in the region make a unique mix of nature, cities, towns, activities and people.
In this post we introduce you to Kannonkoski. What are the recommendations to see or to do by locals?
The church of Kannonkoski
The church of Kannonkoski has been selected as one of the top 60 most beautiful churches in Finland. The church is an important piece of Finnish architecture from the thirties, representing functionalism in its earliest and purest stages. The church has no altar painting: instead it has a crucifix, built by Hannes Autere. (Photo: Anu Poikonen)
The nature of Kannonkoski
Kannonkoski’s nature offers scenic views. In the municipality there are many kilometres of sandy beaches, gorgeous lake landscapes, roaring rapids and forests for exploration.
Youth Centre Piispala offers safe and friendly environment, great accommodation and multiple facilities to organize different kinds of camps and happenings all year round. Facilities and services are designed specially for kids, youngsters and families and this is why Piispala is the most popular camp school centre in Finland. (Photo: Piispala)
In Hiekkaranta you can enjoy your stay in well-equipped holiday cottages next to a strawberry farm. The cottages are located in a peaceful area surrounded by several lakes and wide forests which offer excellent opportunities for different kinds of outdoor activities! (Photo: Visit Finland)