Jyväskylä - cottages for rent
Jyväskylä is the perfect place for travelers who enjoys the peace of lakeside holiday in central Finland. The university town of Alvar Aalto, located on the northern shore of Päijänne, offers two UNESCO World Heritage sites - the Old Church of Petäjävesi and the Oravivuori Triangulation Tower. The city's rich cultural life and numerous events ensure that Jyväskylä has a lot to offer for the visitors all year round. The pedestrian street at the center of Jyväskylä is the best place to start exploring the area and there is a wide range of shops, cafés and restaurants there. The area's food traditions combine the influences of different provinces and international cooking skills. Jyväskylä's most famous museums are the Alvar Aalto Museum and the Jyväskylä Art Museum. The city hosts many family events throughout the year, including the Jyväskylä Summer City Festival and Neste Ralli.
In the summer, there are numerous hiking and recreational opportunities. The area offers a plenty of facilities for lovers of fishing, horse riding, canoeing and hiking. Golf can be enjoyed at Jyväs-Golf's high-quality courses and the Jyväskylä Karting Center offers a fast-paced ride. Due to the versatile terrain and beautiful nature, Jyväskylä is ideal for winter sports enthusiasts as well. In the ski resorts of Laajavuori, Riihivuori and Häkärinte there are a lot of possibilities for skiing and other outdor activities.
The area has many luxury villas and traditional log cabins with beautiful lake views. High quality cottages offer full facilities such as a lakeside sauna, terrace and barbecue.