Wanha Witonen canoeing route

Wanha Witonen canoeing route

JÄMSÄ | The Wanha Witonen canoeing route extends from Petäjävesi through Koskenpää, Jämsänkoski and the centre of Jämsä all the way to Päijänne. The total route covers 75 km, but there are shorter sections which are suitable for day trips. Along the marked route there are small rapids and chutes as well as lakes and […]

Sauna Village

Sauna Village

JÄMSÄ | Located along the waterfront of Lake Päijänne in Juokslahti, Jämsä, the Sauna Village offers a genuine sauna experience and a journey into the history of Finnish sauna. Visitors to the Sauna Village can visit the world’s most extensive collection of Finnish smoke saunas. Sauna Village has 24 historic smoke saunas, the oldest ones […]

Maauimala activity park

Maauimala activity park

JÄMSÄ | Locates in the Jämsä town centre, the Maauimala activity park offers a wide variety of sports and recreational activitites. In the summer, you can take a swim and spend time in the sunny terrace of the park sunbathing and enjoying a picnic. The activity park also has a wide range of outdoor exercise […]

The Pukala recreational forest

An empty tent in the woods by a lake. Infront of the tent is a backpack.

ORIVESI | The campers’ dream destination. Pukala has been selected as one of the hundred pearls of nature of Finland. The deep and clear-watered Lake Pukala is located in the heart of the forest. Pukala is an excellent choice for campers and hikers. The area has plenty of marked hiking trails and several camping sites. […]

The Eräpyhä recreational area

A rocky shore.

ORIVESI | Experience Eräpyhä! Eräpyhä has been selected as one of the hundred pearls of nature of Finland. Located by the Lake Längelmävesi, Eräpyhä is a breathtaking nature preserve and recreational area, with a nature trail, camping sites and a beach. The forest also hides the remains of an ancient place of sacrifice, Nunnankirkko (Nun’s […]

Hörtsänä’s Arboretum

A red flower in a forest

ORIVESI | The historical Arboretum. The historical Hörtsänä’s Arboretum was founded in 1909. The lush park filled with hundreds of tree and plant species is located in the Onnistaipale village at Orivesi. Hörtsänä’s Arboretum has been selected as one of Finland’s hundred best parks. It was forgotten by the public for years, until a few […]

The Rovastinkangas DiskGolfPark

A disk golf hole in the woods.

ORIVESI | Disk golf in the woods. The 9-hole disk golf course starts at the Rovastinkangas field and continues to the recreational forest of Leppästenvuori, where you can proceed to the Leppästenvuori–Paltanmäki trail and enjoy the peaceful forest surroundings. The trail ends at the Paltanmäki museum next to the Orivesi ice rink. There is also […]

The Kirkkolahti recreational area

Duckboards leading to a lake

ORIVESI | Plenty to do by the Kirkkolahti lake! The recreational area of Kirkkolahti is near the centre of Orivesi. The area has a popular beach, a beach volley field and a trail going around the Kirkkolahti lake. The trail starts at the beach, which has a parking area and a changing room and bathroom […]

The Iso-Vuorijärvi and Siikajärvi trails

A view of a lake in the middle of a forest

ORIVESI | Lakes, trails and breathtaking outcrops. The outcrops and cave by the Iso-Vuorijärvi lake are unique in the Pirkanmaa region. The Iso-Vuorijärvi trail has a campfire site under the outcrops of lake Iso-Vuorijärvi and a camping shelter at the Kirvesjärvi lake. The Siikajärvi hiking trail goes by the Saarijärvi and Siikajärvi lakes and in […]

Juvéninkoski rapids

JÄMSÄ | The wild rushing rapids of Juvéninkoski are located in Partala, Jämsä. The water surges over the sheer rock face, forming a spectacular waterfall. Juvéninkoski is on the Nytkymenjoki River, which has a total of nine rapids. Juvéninkoski is the most impressive of these. The gorgeous waterfall is nearly seven metres in height. You […]

Jämsä Disc Golf Courses

Disc golf

JÄMSÄ | In Jämsä, there are many free disc golf courses available to be used by both active disc golfers and those that are just getting a feel for the sport. The frisbee golf course in Lamminsuo, close to the centre of Jämsä, starts from the Puukilankatu street. Kievari Rantapirtti Inn in Koskenpää offers a […]

Traffic Park

JÄMSÄ | In the Traffic Park, children under 140cm in height can safely learn the rules of the road from behind the wheel of a nimble pedal-powered car. The traffic lights, fuel stations and roundabouts familiar from real driving can all be found in the Traffic Park. The family’s smallest ones can also have fun […]

The Juupajoki Gorge

The Juupajoki Gorge

The Juupajoki Gorge is one of the many nature attractions of Juupajoki. In the nature reserve, an ice age mound of 21 m, there is a refreshing microclimate and a mysterious atmosphere that awakens the imagination of the traveller. Along the nature trails that pass through the rich variety of leafy vegetation, you may well […]

Juupajoki School DiscGolfPark

A short, 6-hole disc golf course is ideal for beginners and families with children. No upkeep in winter. Adress: Koulutie 1 35500 Korkeakoski school discgolf map You can borrow discs from local library! Contact here  

Kopsamo-Purnu Paddling Route

Kopsamo-Purnu Paddling Route

A paddling route from Kopsamo, Juupajoki to Orivesi, Längelmävesi passes through the most beautiful and culturally significant rural landscapes in Pirkanmaa. Route includes peaceful river passages and narrow lakes. There´s only two short rapids which requires carrying or floating the canoe/kayak. Route is perfect for all kinds of paddlers from starters to more experienced. Length […]

Gravel Cycling routes

The hugely popular gravel cycling is like designed for the Finnish landscape and roads! The gravel bike is completely at home on paved roads, but at its most own when the tarmac ends and the terrain becomes too rough for road bikes. On a gravel bike, the trip continues all the way to the forest […]

Golf Course Virrat

VIRRAT | Come and play a quick and cozy tour of the beautiful scenery! Golf Virrat is a 9-hole course near the Toriseva Gorge Lakes. Our par-68 course is suitable for both beginners and experienced players. The length of the course is 4674 meters (yellow) and 4006 meters (red). The course is characterized by height […]

Sports Park and Sports Center

VIRRAT | Together, our sports park and sports center offer a wide range of sports for all ages all year round! You can exercise alone, with a friend or in a group; you can be a beginner, an active enthusiast, or something in between – in all cases, here you will always find suitably challenging […]

Heritage Village

VIRRAT | Come and see what life was like in Virrat over a hundred years ago! The Heritage Village is a unique museum area, where old buildings and exhibitions vividly tell about people’s work and leisure time from the 19th century to the 1960s. In the old cultural landscape on the historically valuable island of […]

Mäntänvuori recreation area

MÄNTTÄ-VILPPULA | Mäntänvuori is a unique natural outdoor recreation area just a couple of kilometers from the center of Mänttä. The nature of the Mäntänvuori area consists of old forests, marshes and diverse vegetation types. There are three nature trails in the area. The shortest of them is a kilometer long, the other two are […]

Hyvärisenlampi Nature Trail

MÄNTTÄ-VILPPULA | The Hyvärisenlampi (Pond Hyvärinen) nature trail in Kolho, Mänttä, is an excellent destination for the whole family to enjoy the outdoors, nature and togetherness. The nature trail, which is about a kilometer long, goes around Hyvärisenlampi in the coastal forest and sometimes in the vicinity of the waterside. The easy-going path also passes […]

The Finnish Civil War of 1918 in Vilppula – a guided route

MÄNTTÄ-VILPPULA | The history of the Finnish Civil War (1918) is present in Vilppula. An important front line known as the Vilppula front passed through Vilppula from January to March 1918. For two months from the beginning of the war, Vilppula was a central place in this front line held by whites, preventing the reds […]

Ruovesi Sportspark

RUOVESI | Ruovesi Sports Park is an attractive sports venue full of diverse activities for the whole family. The changing seasons bring variety to the sports opportunities on offer. Always open sports park features a pumptrack, multi-use games arena, outdoor gym, street workout area, and climbing and balance equipment. You can borrow from the park […]

Siikaneva swampland

RUOVESI | Siikaneva, which covers more than 10 square kilometers, is the largest contiguous swampland in Pirkanmaa and the most important protected swamp site in the province. Siikaneva, which is mainly a state nature reserve and a private sanctuary, is for the most part a natural swampland. The area is especially suitable for day trips […]

Varpaisniemi beach

Varpaisniemen uimaranta

JÄMSÄ | The shallow and sandy shore of Varpaisniemi makes it favourite for families with children. There are changing room, toilets, water tap and fire place. Address: Varpaisniementie 20, Haavisto More information >>

Sorvajärvi Nature Sport Trail

Sorvajärven luontoliikuntapolku

JÄMSÄ | The sand and gravel surfaced bike route is ideal for exploring mountain biking. The route has hills, duckboards, speed curves and jumps. There is also a lean-to and a campfire site. Length 3 km, the wide path is also suitable for other types of exercise. More information >>