Jyväskylä – city and municipality in central Finland, the administrative center lyani Keski-Suomi. The town’s name is translated into Russian as “grain village.”
The city is located 147 km north-east of Tampere and 270 to the north of Helsinki, near the lakes Päijänne and Keitele. It was founded by the decree of Emperor Nicholas I on March 22, 1837.
Most of the attractions of Jyväskylä is located in the city center and close to the center, and climbing a little further from the center is already possible to enjoy the wonderful Finnish landscapes and paintings of rural life. Many lakes and vast forests will delight nature lovers and outdoor activities: cycling and hiking in the national parks in the region, rowing boats and canoes, skiing – this is an incomplete list of possibilities for relaxation in Jyväskylä and its environs.