1.7.2019Visit Jyväskylä's focus on tourism marketing to France continued on Fri-Sat 28-29.6., when a group of French journalists arrived to the Jyväskylä region. The tour was a part of Visit Finland...
4.6.2019Lounaispuisto Summer offers a versatile program for the whole family to enjoy. There is a wide variety of events for different target groups from children to grandmothers.
29.5.2019Exceptions in the opening hours of various services offered in the City of Jyväskylä during the summer of 2019 have been summarized to one page.
8.3.2019In a recent meeting on 4.3., the City of Jyväskylä Board established a working committee to sort out options to realise a permanent memorial in tribute to Finnish ski jumper Matti Nykänen's...
Culture and leisure
Culture, physical recreation and nature are vital to our everyday wellbeing as citizens of Jyväskylä.
Compact city centre, vital urban areas, warm-spirited villages and varied rural surroundings create an attractive living environment. Päijänne, the second largest lake in Finland, is an essential part of Jyväskylä.
- Jyväskylä is a sporting paradise for all interested in physical well-being. The city encourages everyone from babies to the elderly to adopt an active lifestyle.
- In Jyväskylä, closeness to nature is combined with the rhythm of the city. You can live peacefully in the wild, near a densely populated area or the centre with a fascinating lake view, or right in the heart of the city – still near the green recreational areas.
- Jyväskylä is especially known for its rich variety of culture; museums, art exhibitions, concerts, events and theatre performances.