Located amidst the scenic Finnish Lakeland, the Jyväskylä Region is known for its natural assets, culture and rich sauna traditions. Its central location is ideal for enjoying the breathtakingly beautiful nature. Jyväskylä is the capital city of Alvar Aalto’s architecture and there are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the region. Jyväskylä, the biggest city in the region, ideally combines a lively city life with proximity to nature. Finland's capital of sports is situated on the country's second largest lake, Lake Päijänne, in the heart of the sauna region. Numerous lakes, green hills and idyllic forests invite you to stay!