#Travel Aug 07, 2019 12:51 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 Uurainen. 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.


Nature in Uurainen

The nature in the municipality of Uurainen is versatile and has a lot to offer! There are many options to spend a day! Go for a walk in some of the nature trails like Esapetäjä, Huutoniemi or Konttivuori. You can also do some birdwatching or maybe have a swim from one of the many public beaches!



A 19th century rectory Marjoniementila is a perfect place for accommodation. In this countryside location you can choose the beautiful main building or an atmospheric granary for a good night’s sleep. Remember to enjoy the activities as well! In Marjoniementila there are Icelandic horses, a Domestic Animal Farm and a big sauna by the lake, for example.

For other activities in Uurainen go to HepoKuusela and for accommodation try some of the cottages or Hietasaari Camping area. (Photo: Marjoniementila)

The Church of Uurainen

The Church of Uurainen was finished in 1905. This church has over thousand heart-shaped woodcuts and this is why it’s often called ”The church of the open hearts”. In the church you can see also other national romantic details and ornaments.

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