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Things to do and see

Things to do and see in Jyväskylä

It does not matter, which time of the year you will come to visit us!.There is always so many things to see and do in Jyväskylä! We wish you warmly welcome!

Jyväskylä offers something for everyone. Friends of culture are treated to architecture by Alvar Aalto, a diverse spread of live music as well as numerous museums and galleries. The cultural abundance is surrounded by wonderful nature, easily accessible via dozens of nature trails.

You can also borrow a bicycle at the hotel in the summertime. Perfect for biking, Jyväskylä is a compact city of short distances and an excellent network of pedestrian and bike paths.

For comprehensive information about Jyväskylä, check out Visit Jyväskylä Region's website.

Culture for all occasions

Architecture by Alvar Aalto

Finland's most acclaimed architect, Alvar Aalto, began his illustrious career in Jyväskylä, and the city boasts dozens of his creations. For an in-depth look at his life and works, visit the Alvar Aalto Museum.

Museums and galleries

There is no shortage of museums in Jyväskylä! For a day at the museum, your options range from art to nature, handicraft and aviation.

Lutakko Dance Hall

Looking for live music? Look no further: the number one venue in Jyväskylä, Tanssisali Lutakko is practically only 5 minutes walk from the hotel.

Toivola Old Courtyard

Toivola Old Courtyard reminds of a time capsule, providing a glimpse into life in the 19th century. Today, the charming houses surrounding the courtyard are home to artisans' boutiques and workshops as well as exhibitions. A venue for various events and markets in summer, it is transformed into a Christmas courtyard in winter.

Activities both indoors and outdoors


Whatever the season, you will always find something to do in Laajavuori. In summer, jogging, walking and fatbiking are the thing. The adventure park offers a range of aerial ropes courses and zip lines that will make your stomach tingle. As soon as there is snow on the ground, Laajavuori becomes a centre of winter activities, boasting 48 km tracks for cross-country skiing and 12 ski slopes.

Lake Jyväsjärvi

The hotel located near by Lake Jyväsjärvi in the heart of the lakeland region in central Finland. Especially in summer there are all kinds of activities available, ranging from swimming to stand up paddling and kayaking. In winter, there is a 1 km long tour skating track on the ice. The lakeside route also offers wonderful trails for joggers all year round.

Nature trails for everyone

Jyväskylä is a walker's paradise! The nature trails offer ample opportunities for exploring its diverse nature. Varying in length and difficulty, there is a trail to suit every hiker's capabilities.