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Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Jämsä every year.


The vibrant beat of Finland’s heartland

The lively and vibrant Himos and Jämsä region is located in central Finland, in the heart of the country. The drive from Helsinki takes only 2.5 hours, and the area boasts a wealth of different tourist activities.


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Action all year round Himos is among Finland’s most popular resorts. In the wintertime, visitors are served by the high quality ski slopes, wide network of ski tracks, diverse activity agencies, and the après-ski and Himos Areena party weekends. In the summer, there is stuff happening every weekend. Midsummer reaches its climax with the Himos Midsummer, Iskelmä and 90s festivals. Jämsä’s numerous

natural sites, canoeing routes and fish-filled waters, as well as golf and disc golf courses and Pumptrack offer plenty of opportunities for both relaxation and action. Local businesses offer holidaymakers unforgettable travel experiences. Come along and enjoy a holiday full of action and experience!

Season: 2019–2020 Publisher: City of Jämsä Editing: City of Jämsä Tourist Information and Jämsek Oy Design and production: Focus Flow Cover Photos: Himoslomat, Himos-Yhtiöt, Kimmo Rampanen, Mikko Hakonen Photography: City of Jämsä Image Bank, company images Print run: Finnish 10 000, English 4 000, Russian 3 000



Contents Winter frolics

Have you heard the story of Jämsän Äijä? He decided to turn back from the pearly gates over a hundred years ago because there was so much to do and experience in Jämsä. Jämsän Äijä is a happy traveller and tradesmen from Jämsä – a rascal who appears in stories from more than 150 years ago. So why not join Äijä and take an exciting and unforgettable journey?


Summer action


Events and festival fun


Delicious food, accommodation and sauna steam


For culture lovers


Shopping and souvenirs


Index of services



Joyful exercise in the glistening snow

The Himos and Jämsä region is Central Finland’s winter paradise, with activities to suit everyone. Whether alone, in a group, or with a guide as well – whatever suits you best!

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• Downhill skiing and snowboarding • Cross-country skiing and snowshoe excursions • Ice-skating and Nordic skating • Snowmobiling • ATV safaris • Dog sledding • Ice fishing and winter fishing • Ice hole adventure with a flotation suit • Curling and alpine curling • Ice karting and ice track driving

Nordic skating track #HimosJämsä

McAhon Safaris

Dogsledding is suitable for all ages.

Did you know?

The cafe at Pykälä hut, located by the cross-country skiing tracks, is open at weekends, all through the skiing holiday, and on evenings when there is a full moon.

All kinds of action There are over 100 km of ski tracks spread across Jämsä’s diverse landscapes. Some of the tracks are lit from 8:00 to 22:00. Opportunities for skating can be found at the many outdoor skating rinks and three indoor ice rinks. At the Längelmäki ice rink, you can also play curling. When the weather is suitable for it, Himos offers a 3 km Nordic skating track and skate rental service. The energising cold weather, quiet nature, and dogsledding safaris offer unforgettable memories. For children, a visit to the husky farm is itself an unforgettable experience. Dogsledding trips are organised by McAhon Safaris and Kievari Rantapirtti.


The flotation suit keeps you warm even on the ice.

Days full of action The weekly programme at Himos Safaris offers options ranging from snowshoe excursions and ice hole adventures to alpine curling and sumo wrestling. Children can also try out riding a snowmobile at the children’s snowmobile school. The trips can be booked at the HimosLomat reception at the HimosCenter. When it’s really cold, you can head for the Simulator World, which offers video games and fantastic rally experiences in realistic gaming conditions.

Simulator World


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Himos Group

“Himos is Finland’s fifth largest skiing centre and there is space here for more entrepreneurs. The further development of the area is, in the end, good for everyone”, says Elsi Ojala.


Management of Himos passes to the next generation

Himos is the main attraction for tourism in the Jämsä region, and it offers great holiday options for all ages. Last autumn, Himos-Yhtiöt took another important step forward when Juhani Ojala’s daughter, Elsi Ojala, took up the position of company CEO. Himos is a place she knows through and through, right from her childhood and youth, when there was plenty of work to be done in places such as the restaurant, equipment rental store and skiing school. Her work and career then took her elsewhere, but a few years ago she returned to the family business in the role of Chief Business Officer. Now she is steering the whole company. “The call to return had been there for years already. Jämsä is in my blood, it gradually drew me back, and in the end I decided to take hold of the opportunity”, Ojala says with a smile.

Keeping it in the family

The Himos skiing business is still firmly in the hands of the Ojala family. The business founders Juhani Ojala and Päivi Kuokkanen are still active on the company board, and in other areas too. Elsi’s brother Jouni Ojala is responsible for running the ski slopes, and when needed also acts as substitute CEO. Likewise, Juhani and Päivi’s college-age son Joona it is also involved in the company’s activities. Himos-Yhtiöt provides permanent employment for 17 people. Seasonal employment is provided for around

120 more. Annual turnover ranges from four to six million euros. “This place is its own small world, as envisioned by my father, in which the ups and downs of family entrepreneurship have become familiar over the years”, the CEO recalls.

Out skiing by spring at the latest

At Himos, the busy skiing season lasts around half a year, and preparations for the new season begin already in August. During the busiest holiday weeks, the challenge is the limited accommodation capacity in the area. Ojala also thinks that there should be more extra services as well. “Himos is Finland’s fifth largest skiing centre and there is space here for more entrepreneurs. The further development of the area is, in the end, good for everyone”

And does the CEO herself, with all the busyness of work, ever make it onto the slopes?

“A few times at weekends, definitely, and in spring at the latest.”



The Himos ski slopes are well suited for both beginners and experienced skiers.

Ski slopes to suit everyone

Visitors to the Himos ski slopes are served by the largest and most diverse ski centre in all of South and Central Finland. The ski season generally starts at the end of November or beginning of December and continues all the way until May Day.

Freestyling Skiing and snowboarding fans can find much to enjoy during the winter season amongst Himos’s 23 ski slopes and three Snow Parks. With ski instructors providing high-quality tuition, even beginners can get to experience the joy of downhill skiing. For more experienced skiers, the slopes offer a variety of challenging boxes, presses and rails. Families with children, meanwhile, can enjoy the free practice slopes and huge sledging hill.



Himos in a nutshell WINTER SEASON Ski slopes • • • • • •

23 slopes Mountain Dew Snow Park Rail Park Murrin Streettis Largest altitude difference 151 m Longest slope 1200 m


• 15 lifts, including two chairlifts • Free lifts for beginners

Slope services

• Equipment rental and maintenance services • Himos Ski Shop • Ski school • WLAN on the Western Slopes

Winter tracks and activities

• Illuminated 5.9 km cross-country skiing track at the summit + 24.8 km track + Jämsä tracks totalling approx. 100 km • Track made with snow cannons, approx. 950 m • Nordic skating route of approx. 3 km + equipment rental • Snowmobile routes + rental • Changing weekly programmes

SERVICES Restaurants (with licenses) Western slopes

• HimosBistro (burgers, snacks and café products) • HimosBuffet (lunch buffet) • Restaurant Rinne (bistro, lunch buffet)

Northern slopes

• HimosCafé (soup buffet, hot dogs, café products) • Vuorikahvio café

Himos Park

• Restaurant Tupa (breakfast, á la carte) • Mono Pub & Pizzeria • Private Restaurant Liiteri • Private Restaurant Luola • Restaurant Patapirtti 3 km (á la carte, vineyard) • Patalahti service station 3 km (24/7, lunch buffet, Subway) • Restaurant Hirvikartano Moose Manor 10 km (á la carte) • Restaurants in Jämsä 6–9 km


SUMMER SEASON Summer routes and activities

• 18-hole golf course + equipment rental • Himos hiking routes 9.5 km + 8.6 km • Cycling trails 85 km + 75 km • a variety of mountain biking trails

Other activity agencies • • • • •

quad bike tours + rental bicycle rental rowing boat and canoe rental hiking equipment rental guided hikes and weekly programs • fishing and wildlife tours

• Approx. 450 cottages and villas • Approx. 100 hotel and motel rooms

• Approx. 150 caravan parking spaces at the foot of the slopes • Caravan parking spaces and camping for festival guests

Meeting services

• Koulu conference centre (“The School”, for 10–200 people) • Himos Areena (100–600 people) • Himos Park festival centre • Conference rooms in Restaurant Rinne (12–60 people) • Lakeside sauna + Jacuzzi • Two smoke saunas + Jacuzzi • Ski slope sauna + Jacuzzi • Meeting rooms in luxury villas


Pump track

Finland’s longest pump track can be found in the centre of Jämsä.

A spring in your summer step


Jämsä in summer time is full of action and new experiences. The splendid and varied nature and many sport and exercise options make it easy to enjoy one action-packed day after another. The new domesticated animal park and pump track are great for families with children.

Wanha Witonen paddling route

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Golf Disc Golf Pump track and cycling Quad bike safaris Hikes and trail running Paddling excursions Cruises on Lake Päijänne Paintball and Airsoft games Fishing Orienteering and geocaching

Did you know?

The geocaches in Jämsä are located in magnificent surroundings. Once you have found the cache, take a look around you!




Traffic Park


Moose Manor

Himos Safaris

Jämsä Paintball

Guided or independent activities The Children’s Traffic Park has for decades been a summer favourite for kids. In the Traffic Park, children under 140cm in height can learn the rules of the road from behind the wheel of a pedal-powered car. On the pump track, you can wind your way around on a bike, scooter or skateboard for as long as you please. With the Himos Safaris wilderness guides, you can head out on a adventure at any time of year. On a quad bike safari, you can enjoy the challenge of four-wheeldrive. You can also try out archery or test out your skills on the adventure course. At the end of a fishing or hiking trip, it’s great to take a seat around the campfire.

Animal lovers should head for the Nurmolandia Domestic Animal Park, which is full of cute sheep, rabbits, cats and other animals, or to the Moose Park at Moose Manor to see some cuddly and kissable moose! The largest paintball ranges in the Nordic region are located in Jämsä. The summer season at Jämsä Paintball culminates with the international Big Game, where there is no shortage of special effects. Close to Himos there is also the Airsoft range run by Jämsä Airsoft Games, featuring trench networks that bring new challenges to the game.


Trips to Päijänne

Along the waterways Take a cruise on the waters of Päijänne. The Päijännematkat Tuulikki boats leave from the centre of Jämsä, offering

private cruises that wind through the river landscapes to Päijänne even as far as Jyväskylä. Onto the sunny beach – the splendid sandy beach at Varpaisniemi, the outdoor swimming pool in the centre, and Lake Särkijärvi all draw in visitors to enjoy the warm summer days. Next to Jaatila Beach, there is an extensive sports centre. Holidaymakers at Himos can also relax and be refreshed at Patalahti.


Go fishing right near the centre, on the River Jämsänjoki. For fishing at Himos, it’s worth trying your luck at Patalahti. From the swirling waters of Survosenkoski and Virtalanvirta, you can even catch some salmon. Pahalampi is also a favourite among fly fishers. Guided fishing trips and boat taxi rides to Päijänne are provided by Lucky Fish. AV-ase ja Erä, located close to the centre of Jämsä, offers all the permits and equipment needed for your fishing trips.


Wanha Witonen paddling route

Did you know?

The Wanha Witonen (Old Fiver) canoeing route gets its name from the five-mark banknote which was introduced in 1909. National artist Eliel Saarinen immortalised the Rasuanniemi lakeside landscape, which is located along the canoeing route, in a picture which was used on the banknote.


For a day trip, you can select appropriate short sections of the route. Koskenpää

Canoeing along Wanha Witonen The Wanha Witonen canoeing route extends from Petäjävesi


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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 river sections. You can also go round the rapids by land, making the route suitable for all skill levels. The route ends at Päijänne, at which point experienced canoeists can continue onwards as far as Arvaja or Himos. Make the most of the services on offer along the route. On the banks and shores of Wanha Witonen can be found resting spots, tourist sites, accommodation options and restaurants. The sites on offer include Petäjävesi Church, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the Aarresaari and Pälämäki Local Museums and the Rasuanniemi Nature Reserve. Kievari Rantapirtti and Eräopas Talvi (trekking guide service) offer canoeing trips, equipment and transport for canoeists. Further information about the services and more precise details of the route are shown in a waterproof route map which is on sale at the City of Jämsä Tourist Information Centre and elsewhere.



Juveninkoski is a popular location for hiking and photography.

In the depths of the forest Landscapes shaped by the ice age and unique nature reserves await the adventurous. Isojärvi National Park it is an exceptional area for hiking, with over 30 km of marked routes of different lengths. Distributed along the routes there are lean-to shelters and rest areas. In the summer, the Heretyn cabin offers coffee and accommodation. The park also includes over 20 islands which can be explored by canoe or rowing boat. With a nearly 7 metre drop, Juveninkoski is central Finland’s highest waterfall. It can be found next to Partalantie, close to the felting factory.


Other good hiking destinations include The Himos hiking routes, Pukinvuori exercise trail, Linnasenvuori nature trail, Paljakka duckboard trail, Ruuhivuori ravine lake, Vororotti, Synninlukko ravine valley, Kilpavuori trekking route and Liekojärvi nature trail. The Koski-Keskinen outdoor route is accessible for the disabled. Cyclists can enjoy Jämsä’s 75 km long cycle track network, as well as the 85 km Jämsänniemi network which begins at Himos. The Himos and Isojärvi routes are also good for a challenging mountain bike ride.



“Our idea was to offer visitors a relaxing but also energising time with animals in the midst of nature. With us, the busyness and little worries of everyday life get forgotten.”


Nurmolandia offers visitors a fur-tastically fun time

How about a sheep agility circuit? Or perhaps a small nature trek together with some farm animals? Or, instead of an old-fashioned pony ride, a whole day of stroking and hanging out with horses, chickens, sheep and cows? All this and much more is on offer at Home and Animal Service Nurmolandia, just a 10 minute drive from Himos. The domestic animal farm, located on Salovuorentie on the edge of Jämsä, is a place where visitors who are fond of animals and longing for natural tranquillity are always warmly welcome. “With us, there is plenty to do, see and experience for everyone, from babies to grandparents. Here you can feed, stroke and take care of the animals”, says entrepreneur Eva Nurminen. Any new visitor will probably make their first friends straightaway. Two sheep called Prinsessa and Aurora like to introduce themselves as soon as they see any new faces in the farmyard. “If you want, you can also head off with these two for a small walk in the forest. They will politely follow along behind you as long as you have a small snack to offer”, the farm entrepreneur says with a laugh.

Fun for grown-ups too

Since its opening in August 2018, Nurmolandia has been offering fun experiences for adults as well. Grandmothers and grandfathers get to revive their own childhood memories, while the younger generation have the opportunity, for example, to organise country-style stag parties or hen parties. Also available with advanced booking are childcare services either on the farm or even at the holiday cabins. It’s also easy to pop into Nurmolandia while on a holiday trip to somewhere else, as it is located just a short distance from Highway 9. It’s worth, however, booking the time of your visit beforehand by phone or email, so that the hosts know when to be available.


Himos Golf

Getting into the swing HimosGolf, Himos’s full-size golf course, is one of Finland's few resort-style golf courses, which offers accommodation and a wide range of activities in addition to golf. There are numerous golfing events and competitions throughout the golfing season. Himos is well suited to both beginners and the more experienced, thanks to its relaxed environment and varied terrain. A membership and green card from any golf club is sufficient to play the course. Golfing equipment is available for rent, and there are also courses on offer for a variety of skill levels. In winter, you can keep on playing thanks to the Himoswing golf simulator.



Disc Golf

All different levels of Disc Golf 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. With its popularity rapidly growing, this sport is an excellent choice also as part of a day out for families with children. “It doesn’t take long to learn how to throw the discs, and so out on the course the differences in skill levels quickly reduce. Everybody faces some setbacks along the way, so whether playing against work colleagues or with family, it really isn’t decided beforehand who will win”, points out Tero Laaksonen, the chairman of the local Disc Golf Association (JFG). One of the best things about Disc Golf is how easy it is to get started with it. All you need to bring with you is a disc and a get-up-and-go attitude. The courses in Jämsä are park-like, easy to get around, and family friendly. They are located around the edge of the centre of Jämsä, on Puukilankatu and Jannentie (in

Halli), in Myllymäki in Jämsänkoski (next to the Forestry School), and at Kievari Rantapirtti in Koskenpää.

Tips and lessons from weekly competitions

The growing popularity of the sport has been seen in the number of people using the courses and also in the weekly competitions, which are open to all and are an excellent way to get to know the sport. You can join in even if you are picking up a disc for the first time. Holidaymakers are also warmly welcome. “It’s not worth taking much notice of the scores. To begin with, it is enough if the disc just manages to make it a bit further forward”, Laaksonen says with a laugh. Where needed, JFG can also provide instruction on the sport and the basics of disc throwing. And just as with traditional golf, the interest levels really rise once you’ve actually made it for the first time round a real course.


Did you know?

The Sauna Week will be held from 29 June to 6 July 2019.

Rest for the mind in the sauna steam

Central Finland is Finland’s Sauna Region. The country’s best smoke saunas and original barrel saunas are from Jämsä. All of the region’s holiday cabins have their own sauna. In addition, there are splendid group sauna facilities, waterside saunas and smoke saunas available for rent.

A paradise for sauna lovers Juokslahti, located in the Jämsä region, is Finland’s only

sauna village. The village offers genuine sauna experiences and is a real visual attraction thanks to the many saunas brought there from different parts of Finland. Public sauna sessions are held in the sauna village on Saturdays from May to September. Guided tours are also available, and the saunas can be booked for groups. Up-todate information about the sauna village’s activities can be obtained by emailing or checking the Facebook pages.


Kukkaismäki is located next to the sauna village and offers groups sauna evenings, peat sauna sessions and well-being day programs including natural treatment options. At Willi Kanerva, you can add to your sauna experience a luxury chocolate massage. The honey and salt room treatments are a good option for hen parties as well as for those suffering from skin or breathing conditions.


Himos Midsummer is already a staple part of the Finnish summer.

Festival buzz and big events

It isn’t summer without some Himos entertainment vibes! The hugely popular Himos has become a solid favourite with festivalgoers and large-scale entertainment events – and for good reason!

Good beats right through the year The summer festival season kicks off with Himos Midsummer, and the Iskelmä Festivals follow on a week later. Then in July, the Jysäri festival takes over the show with its many international 90s stars. In August, the Neste Rally World Championships set the pace. In the autumn, Oktoberfest brings an alpine vibe, and the action continues through the winter with the Himos Areena party weekends. Between the festivals, Himos Park organises different events, trade fairs, summer activities and concerts.


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Events for 2019 3.3–17.3 16.3–17.3 2.4–14.4 18.4–2.5 19.4–22.4 26.4–27.4 24.5–26.5 5.6– 9.6 8.6–9.6 8.6–9.6 14.6–15.6 20.6–22.6 25.6–14.7 27.6–29.6 27.6–30.6 27.6–30.6 28.6 29.6–6.7 30.6–4.8 5.7–6.7 6.7–14.7 10.7–14.7 13.7. 13.7–14.7


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Gallery Kivipankki Spring Exhibition Tour of Päijänne Exhibition , Galleria Kivipankki Jämsä Workers’ Institute Spring Exhibition, Galleria Kivipankki Himos Easter Lust and Erotica Trade Fair Run for Fun Roadtrip Super Rally 2019 Himos Gold Panning Championships Vintage Car Fair and Tour at Pomona V8 Summer Meet Himos Midsummer Pikku Galleria (gallery): Sundance Summer Exhibition Iskelmä Festivals Athletics Carnival Hurdling and Sprinting Carnivals Jämsä`s Äijä Market Sauna Region Week International Felt Exhibition, Gallery Kivipankki Jysäri Svetlana Ruoho’s Summer Exhibition “Inspiration” New Wine Finland Akuliina Summer Gigs: Samuli Edelman Official Jämsän Totoravit (horse races)


Events for 2019 19.7 19.7–21.7 26.7 27.7 1.8–4.8 16.8 17.8 23.8 24.8 23–24.8 5.9–8.9 8.9–29.9 20.9–21.9 11.10–12.10 10.12–21.12 23.12–26.12 30.12–1.1

(Changes may apply)

Jämsänkoski Summer Market Sailing on Päijänne Akuliina Summer Gigs: Peer Gunt Akuliina Summer Gigs: Irina Neste Rally Finland Akuliina Summer Gigs: Olavi Uusivirta Big Game Paintball Competition Akuliina Summer Gigs: Kake Randelin & Company Akuliina Summer Gigs: Vesterinen Yhtyeineen Himos Trail OnniDog, Himos Koillis-Pirkka Art 2019, Gallery Kivipankki Oktoberfest, Himos Golden Throat Karaoke – Final Event Gingerbread House Exhibition, Gallery Kivipankki Himos Christmas New Year’s Party, Himos Areena


Himos Holiday

Stay in comfort

Himos has hundreds of holiday cabins on offer, with options to suit both those wanting to be close to the slopes and the festival buzz as well as those seeking quietness and the tranquillity of nature.

Peace and quiet, with services and events nearby Using the Himos Central Booking Office, you can find accommodation options ranging from basic cabins to top-level holiday suites. You can book your accommodation online or request an offer including optional additional services. The Himos holiday cabins are within walking distance of the slopes and services, with the most distant cabins being only 5 km away. You can also enquire about cabin accommodation from Himosmajoitus, who have on offer a total of around 60 holiday cabins.



Himos Holiday

Choose the location and level of comfort to suit your taste.

Päijänteen Helmi

Hotel Hiisi Hill

Hotel Hiisi Hill

Uusi-Yijälä Vineyard

Rural tranquillity and a holiday villa vibe The accommodation on offer in the Himos Jämsä region has options to suit many different tastes. Those that prize luxury get to enjoy the pleasures of a holiday villa next to the water. Those drawn to nostalgia for bygone times, meanwhile, get to enjoy the countryside surroundings. Päijänteen Helmi offers luxury villas by the waters of Patalahti. In addition, individual rooms can be booked at places such as the Uusi-Yijälä Vineyard or the upper floor of Restaurant Patapirtti. The small and elegant Hotel Hiisi Hill is located close to the centre of Jämsä. Each room is uniquely furnished using rich nature themes. Sweet dreams – those longing for rural tranquillity should seek out accommodation at places located a short driving distance from Himos. High-quality rooms and summer cabins can be found at just a 5–20 minute drive away. Even from the most distant accommodation locations, you can drive to Himos in 30–45 minutes.


Your own summer cabin in Himos

Are you dreaming of having your own summer cabin in Himos? Then take some time during your holiday to come and see the beautiful holiday home plots available at Himoslehtelä.

Himos is expanding and developing The city of Jämsä is selling plots of land at Himoslehtelä, located close to the shore opposite the North Himos ski slopes. Those staying at Himoslehtelä get to enjoy the peace and quiet of the idyllic rural landscape, while still being close to the Himos services and recreational opportunities. Himos is expanding towards the east, heading towards the lakeside landscapes of Päijänne, where the planned Päijänranta harbour and holiday home village will offer more opportunities for year-round living. Visitors are drawn to the area by the Himos holiday resort, Jämsänniemi’s abundant forests and the recreational opportunities offered by the waters of Päijänne.


With its full-size golf course, quality ski slope services, large-scale festivals and planned spa complex, Himos is becoming an ever more enjoyable holiday resort. Being located between Tampere and Jyväskylä, it’s easy to pay a weekend visit to Himos. It’s also simple to add to your Jämsä cabin holiday a day trip to one of Finland’s largest cities, and still return to the peace of the countryside in the evening. Are you interested? Plot reservations and enquiries:


Plot Engineer Marko Nieminen, Tel. +358 50 378 4114

“This is a good place to breathe easy and recharge your batteries, whether on a holiday or work trip.”

Hotel Kaipolan Ranta


Hotel Kaipolan Ranta offers peaceful nature and relaxation

Do you or your family need a place where you can really get away from the rush of daily life and let your mind relax in the splendid lakeside landscapes of Päijänne? Then make your way to Club House Hotel Kaipolan Ranta in Jämsä. The hotel, which used to be the club house of the forestry company UPM, opened its doors in autumn 2018 and is located in an excellent spot in Kaipola, right by the waters of Päijänne. The impressive 500 m² clubhouse has a total of 10 renovated hotel rooms which each well represent the building’s fine history The hotel offers one- and two-bed rooms, and also has a family room. Each room has its own bathroom, and there is a tasty breakfast on offer for early risers. The hotel also offers free Wi-Fi, a small library and a billiards table.

Souvenirs to go

According to Hotel Manager Mari Haikola, Kaipolan Ranta’s greatest strength is its closeness to nature. The excellent swimming beach is right there in the summer, and in winter Päijänne and its lakeside landscapes offer the very

best surroundings to skiers and nature lovers. Also, for those looking for some extra pace for their holiday, Himos is just 15 km away. “The clubhouse was built in the 1960s in a really great location, and the hotel rooms offer splendid views of Päijänne. “This is a good place to breathe easy and recharge your batteries, whether on a holiday or work trip”, says Mari Haikola. And you don’t need to head home empty-handed, without any souvenirs. The idyllic home decoration shop Katiska & Krumeluuri, located within the hotel, offers a range of dishes, candles, soft toys, bathroom products and more. The brands on offer include PiP Studio, Bukowski, Wrendale, Glerups, Klinta and Lakrids by Johan Bülow.


Hilpeä Hirvi

Pure culinary pleasures

Jämsä’s restaurants and cafes tickle your taste buds. The diverse range of restaurants in the area offer experiences of both traditional dishes and more exotic tastes.

Café Elonen

Luxury for all the senses Enjoy local food and the vineyard’s own wines at Restaurant Patapirtti. Feast on delicious game at Restaurant Moose Manor and meet some real-life moose and deer at the same time. At the Old Mill, you can admire the churning mill waters while savouring your meal. There are a range of different restaurants located by the Himos ski slopes. Restaurant Rinne offers bistro and buffet meals prepared on a real coal grill, and in the upstairs sauna area you can enjoy the splendid view from the outdoor jacuzzi. Ravintola Tupa offers hearty breakfasts and lunches as well as à la carte options. At the Mono Pub & Pizzeria, you can enjoy pizza in a relaxed environment. And at Patalahti


buffet and breakfast, you can really eat your fill. Neste Jämsän Portti offers both generous buffet meals as well as many tasty options from Hesburger and Kotipizza. The lunch restaurants in the centre of Jämsä provide a range of tasty food. At the Hilpeä Hirvi bistro, you can relax and have fun while enjoying delicious food. For those that enjoy foreign food, there is a Chinese restaurant, a Thai restaurant, and several kebab-pizzerias. In the Elonen cafes, you can enjoy award-winning bread and pastry products. Café Aina offers gluten-free pastries and local food, while the historic dining hall at Witikkala Manor offers the pleasures of a delicious cake buffet.


“Our starting point has always been to provide delicious, highquality local food”

Maivian Pidot


Maivian Pidot is a local food paradise Planning a birthday or family celebration? Or are you fed up with cooking at your summer cabin? What would you say to a relaxing evening get-together with good music and tasty food? All this and much more is on offer in Längelmäki at Maivian Pidot. This cosy function hall, located in the main building of a traditional and idyllic farm, offers atmospheric surroundings and space for up to 150 guests. It’s cosy and intimate rooms are also suitable for celebrating with a smaller group, or even just with your own family. As well as its famous buffet service, full of traditional delicacies, Maivian Pidot it is also well known for its bread. The restaurant’s own rye bread is baked using an old local dough stock, and traditional fresh barley bread is always baked ready for any occasion. Our malted loaf is also popular, and sometimes there is also traditional thin potato flatbread on sale. “Our starting point has always been to provide delicious, high-quality local food”, says catering and event service entrepreneur Liisa Naapi.

Liekokorpi’s tranquillity and agility

Maivian Pidot has already become established in the Jämsä area as a popular place for meetings and celebra-

tions, as it has already been running for 16 years. For the passing tourist, there is both the traditional buffet meal as well as a soup lunch option which is offered in July from Monday to Friday as a welcome alternative to the normal food and daily routine for people at their summer cabins. “Our programmed evenings are also popular. The music on offer ranges from classical to jazz and Finnish rock. And we also offer a tasty evening snack”, Naapi says. The local area also offers rich experiences for nature lovers, as the Liekokorpi Nature Reserve is located right next to the farm. You can either finish off your day hike with the Maivian buffet meal or order the food to be delivered to the eating shelter located next to the nature trail. “There is also plenty of action for dog owners, as the old chicken sheds have been changed into an agility hall. You can test out your pet’s agility and skills, train them up some more, and try out other sports as well”, Naapi adds.


Felt exhibition

Ateljé Veli Ähtävä

Journey into the past, fall in love with art

At Galleria Kivipankki and Ateljé Veli Ähtävä, you can admire the different temporary art exhibitions throughout the year. In the summer, smaller galleries and studios also open their doors. Piippa Mutikainen’s Pikku Galleria (gallery) and The International Felt Exhibition can be found right in the centre of Jämsä. In the national landscape of Alhojärvi, you can visit the gallery exhibitions of Erkki Hirvelä and Svetlana Ruoho. Mäntän’s famous Serlachius Art Museum is also only a 40-minute drive away.

The vibrant cultural life and diverse art take visitors deep into the local and Finnish imagination.

The Jämsä Summer Theatre will be performing by popular request the play Juuso – The Last Patriarch, which tells of the life and times of the legendary Juuso Walden during the 1950s and 1960s. The action of the play takes place in Jämsänkoski ja Valkeakoski. The main role will be played by Seppo Väänänen. Many of the other actors are also familiar faces, including Reijo Ahonen, Minna Kivi, Pentti Ruukki, Päivi Himanen, Reijo Himanen Kaapo Hakonen. The scripting and direction is provided by Risto Hakola. Performances: Sun 7.7 15:00, Tues 9.7 15:00, Thurs 11.7 18:00, Sun 14.7 15:00, Tues 16.7 15:00, Thurs 18.7 18:00, Sun 21.7 15:00, Tues 23.7 15:00, Thurs 25.7 18:00, Sat 27.7 15:00, Sun 28.7 15:00, Tues 30.7 15:00, Thurs 1.8 18:00 and Sun 4.8 15:00. Enquiries and bookings: tel. +358 40 143 0044 or,


The Finnish Felting Association (Filti) felt exhibition – Something Red. This time, international guests from Ireland will be bringing their felting work. The theme of the exhibition makes room for all kinds of felting work. It will be interesting to see how each felt artist approaches the topic. Opening times: Opening event Sun 30.6 at 16:00 The exhibition is open every day: Sun–Fri 12:00–18:00, Sat 12:00–17:00. Address: Galleria Kivipankki, Seppolantie 7, Jämsä

Finnish Felting Association Filti 20th anniversary exhibition – Felt for Tomorrow. The exhibition features work from 39 different felt artists. Opening times: Until 5 May 2019 Address: Finnish Handicraft Museum, Jyväskylä Further information:,


Toy Museum Helminauha

Hallinportti Aviation Museum

Take a trip to the region’s museums and dive deep into history! Pälämäki local museum presents the life of a middle-class peasant family in the 19th century. Opening times: 2.7–31.7 Tues, Weds, Thurs and Sun 12:00–18:00 Address: Ruotsulantie 42, Jämsä Aarresaari local museum shows how Jämsänkoski changed from a farming parish to an industrial region between the 14th century and the start of the 20th century. Opening times: 2.7–31.7 Tues, Weds, Thurs and Sun 12:00–18:00 Address: Virtasalmentie 28, Jämsänkoski Visitors to the carefully designed Kuorevesi local museum get to experience what life was like in a Häme farmhouse and a chimneyless cabin. Opening times: 26.6.–4.8 Weds–Sun 12:00–18:00. At these times, there is a museum guide present. Visits at other times can be arranged with the persons responsible for the museum (tel. +358 50 445 2046 or +358 50 464 5947) Address: Kuorevedentie 1562, Kuorevesi

Längelmäki local museum, located in a Luutsaari chimneyless cabin, was still inhabited as late as summer 1959. The museum includes three buildings. Opening times: 15.7–21.7 every day 13:00–17:00 Address: Hiukkaan kylätie 100, Längelmäki The Farmer’s Museum features a wide range of farming machinery from the first half of the 20th century, as well as exhibitions on forest work and women’s work. In the wartime room, time seems to have stopped and still waits for the return of the men from the front. Opening times: in July by booking Address: Pienamintie 25, Jämsä

Helminauha Toy Museum contains a wide collection of around 5000 toys stretching from the start of the 20th century to the present day. The museum contains clothing, objects from daily life, and toys, as well as a theatre dressing room where you can have fun dressing up. Opening times: June and July 12:00-16:00, closed on Mondays. Open to groups by prior booking in May and August. Other times can also be arranged. Address: Alhonkouluntie 19, Jämsä Hallinportti aviation museum presents the history of aviation through its wide-ranging collection of articles, rare aircraft and library archive. Presentations by specialists available by booking. Opening times: 5.6–6.8 Mon–Fri 13:00–17:00, Sat–Sun 12:00– 17:00 Address: Haukilahdentie 3, Halli At Witikkala Manor, you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of days gone by. In addition to a cafe and an interior designing clothing shop, the Manor also has the Paavo Virtanen Shop Museum. Opening times: Mon–Fri 10-17, Sat 10-15 Address: Koskentie 12, Jämsä

Veljekset Karhumäki Oy – a photographic history of the construction of the aircraft hangar and its surroundings and of the birth of the Finnish aviation industry. Opening times: 3.6–4.8 Mon–Fri 13:00–17:00 and Sat–Sun 12:00–17:00 Address: Lentoasemantie 3, Halli (Changes may apply.)



The feltworking skills found in Jämsä are among the best in the world.

The handicrafts of Felt Valley and delicacies from Jämsä The Jämsä region is known for its felt artwork and handicraft traditions. At the Nordic level, Jämsä is a rare hub for felt industry businesses, craftworkers and events.

Everything about felt Finland’s most famous felt factory is Lahtiset, which is located in the village of Partala and which manufactures its nationally renowned long felt boots as well as design products designed by Aki Choklat and Jonas Hakaniemi. The factory outlet also sells slippers, sauna hats, bags and interior design products.

J.Alho Felt Factory

A bottle cooler made of felt keeps sauna drinks cool and keeps spirits up. The factory outlet also sells unique felt slippers and other fantastic felt products. Group visits to the factory can also be arranged.


Sariske Clay Workshop

The Sariske sauna flowers mellow the steam of an electric sauna and are pleasingly decorative. The workshop store also sells many kinds of clay products. The shop is only open on request, so give us a call before heading over.


Lahtinen Felt Company

Traditional felt slippers and long felt boots. Aki Choklaten ‘s modern felt shoes and Jonas Hakaniemi’s bags go well even with a demanding city style.

J.Alho Felt Factory

Witikkala Manor

At the J.Alho Felt Factory outlet, you can find unique felt slippers, hats, jewellery, interior design products and materials for your craftwork. After making your purchases, you can enjoy a cup of coffee and local delicacies. The Jämsä Felt Factory outlet on Pääskyläntie is open through the winter season, and in summer by request. The stores many products include felt slippers, thread, felting wool, jumpers and shawls. Mäen Huopaa ja Lankaa , located in the centre of Jämsä, runs felting courses and sells felt work from local felt factories and craftworkers as well as handicraft supplies.

Shopping gems The cosy 19th-century surrounds of Witikkala Manor features a lifestyle store, beautiful interior

Vehkala jeans store

Hirvelän Talkkuna

Hirvelän Uunitalkkuna and KauraKuitunen made from gluten-free, high-fibre oats. A quick and healthy snack!

design products and high quality clothing. When clothes shopping, it’s also worth popping into Moda Kaislo, the vintage Underground Store and Vehkala’s nostalgic jeans store. Pajalan Kenkä, meanwhile, is a treasure trove of thousands of shoes.

Jokilaakso Natural Products

The tasty Äijä product range offers healthy juices, mulled wine and jams straight from the nearby Porkkala Farm.

Jokilaakso Cheeses

The delicious Silva and Jokipoika cheeses and ILO hummus spreads are all made in Jämsä. The products are on sale in local markets and in the Elonen factory outlet. Stick some on your bread and tuck in!


Services nearby Accommodation, cafes and restaurants

Jämsän Äijän aukio, Jämsä Tel. +358 14 718 800

Café Akuliina

Restaurant Tupa

Bistro & Pub Hilpeä Hirvi

Kievari Rantapirtti & Koskenhovi

Aittoniementie 291, Jämsä Tel. +358 44 512 4112

Forum 2nd floor Keskustie 2–4, Jämsä Tel. +358 50 4444 001

Club House Hotel Kaipolan Ranta

Kaaritie 2, Jämsä Tel. +358 50 555 3499

Eevalan Erälomat

Three cabins and the main building of an old country house, located close to the centre of Jämsä. Tel: +358 400 185 721

HimosHoliday Oy, Himos Central Booking Office Länsi-Himoksentie 4, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 711 9200

Himoslux - Päijänteen Helmi

Tel. +358 40 717 3561

Himosmajoitus, Restaurant Rinne

Länsikeskuksentie 6, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 787 1170

Hirviniemi Holiday Cabins

Sahloistentie 233, Koskenpää Tel. +358 40 560 1901

Hotel Hiisi Hill

Hiidentie 8, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 148 6141

Function and Catering Service Ritarinkangas Oy & Private Restaurant

Haaralantie 133, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 825 6587

Jämsän Gasthaus

Asemakatu 2, Jämsä Tel. +358 14 718177

Restaurant Vanha Mylly

Koskenväylä 9, Jämsänkoski Tel. +358 14 744 589


holiday homes Petäjävedentie 448, Koskenpää Tel. +358 14 767 116

Chinese Restaurant Silkkitie Keskuskatu 7, Jämsä Tel. +358 14 712 077 Facebook: silkkitie ravintola

Lepojärvi Cabins

Palsinantie 779, Mänttä Tel. +358 50 589 9454

LomaHimos – Cabin Rental Moiskalantie 900, Juokslahti Tel. +358 40 178 8887

Guesthouse Hallinrinne Niilontie 2, Halli Tel. +358 3 532 0669

Matara Bed and Breakfast

Koskenpääntie 97, 42300 Jämsänkoski Tel. +358 40 565 3523


Säyryläntie 445, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 711 9299

Cabin accommodation in Koskenpää

Jämsänkoskentie 13, Koskenpää Tel. +358 400 246 521

Neste Jämsän Portti Hesburger & Kotipizza Jämsän Portti Kauhkialantie 108, Jämsä Tel. +358 207 340 440

Puistola Farm

Niskalantie 29, Jämsä Tel. +358 41 546 2662

Restaurant Hirvikartano - Moose Manor

Heinäseläntie 381, Jämsä Tel. +358 400 488 779


Säyryläntie 445, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 711 9290

Rimpilä Holiday Cabins

Uusi-Yijälä Farm, Restaurant Patapirtti

Jyväskyläntie 848, Jämsä Tel. +358 45 6511 405

Art and Events Atelier Veli Ähtävä

Säyryläntie 210, Himos, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 585 9103

Erkki Hirvelä Studio

Niskalantie 41, Jämsä +358 400 576 409

Svetlana Ruoho Art Studio

Summer exhibition ”Inspiration” Open 6–14.7.2019, 13–18.30 Alhojärventie 268, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 506 0353

Activities Eräopaspalvelu Talvi (wilderness guide service)

Meiningintie 63, Jämsä Tel. +358 45 1100 145

Himos Ski Resort

Länsikeskuksentie 11, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 711 9100

Jämsä Airsoft Games

Käkyentie 25, Jämsä Tel. +358 45 146 0790

Cinema Kinotar 1-2

Pääskyläntie 25, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 136 4040

Jämsä Christian College

Ruotsulantie 42, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 7644 500

Helminauha Toy Museum

Moda Kaislo



Alhonkoulutie 19, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 722 8647 www. Rantatie 13, Halli Tel. +358 50 599 0697

McAho Safaris

Mäkiahontie 20, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 553 7021

Päijännematkat Koskinen Oy (chartered cruises)

Satamatie 5, Jämsä Tel. +358 400 544 773

Tmi Piikula

Traditional Finnish physiotherapy (Kalevalainen jäsenkorjaus), classical massage, luxury treatments Koskenväylä 6, Jämsänkoski Tel. +358 40 835 1598

WayOut – Escape room games at Himos Säyryläntie 449, Jämsä Tel. +358 400 188 663

Shopping Alex Shop and Café, Hotel Alexander Kauppakatu 23, Mänttä

Felt Store Lahtinen

Opening times: Mon–Fri 9:00–16:00 Partalantie 267, Jämsä Tel. +358 14 768 017

Huukon Hillot (jams and preserves)

Jokelankoskentie 16, Jämsä Tel. +358 45 134 6437 Facebook: Huukon Hillot

Jämsä Home Appliance Center – Veikon Kone

Keskuskatu 8, Jämsä Tel. +358 14 713 350

Nail Studio Your Nails

Koskentie 2, Jämsä Tel. +358 45 200 4725

Keskuskatu 2–4, Jämsä Tel. +358 14 718352 Facebook: modajamsa

Siltakatu 10, Jämsä Tel. +358 20,692,771

Mäen Huopaa ja Lankaa

Koskentie 1, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 775 0400

Suomalainen Kirjakauppa (bookstore)

Koskentie 5, Jämsä Tel. +358 10 405 4730

Sähkö-Äijät Oy (electrician) Teollisuuskatu 5, Jämsä Tel. +358 207 669 220

Taikavakka (shop and second hand) Keskuskatu 2 - 4 Tel. +358 40 147 8555 Facebook: Taikavakka

Photography Store Nevalainen Keskuskatu 12, Jämsä Tel. +358 14 718 875

Important contact information Jämsä Healthcare and Jokilaakso Hospital and A&E

Sairaalantie 11, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 638 3333 Emergencies and ambulance service: 112

Jämsä Pharmacy

Säterintie 4, Jämsä Tel. +358 10 470 8866

Jämsänkoski Pharmacy

Kenraalintie 10, 42300 Jämsänkoski Tel. +358 20 780 9850

Veterinary clinic Huiskuhäntä Säterintie 10 42100 Jämsä Tel. +358 20 7307 350

Jämsä Taxis

Kiiankatu 2, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 090 909

City of Jämsä Tourist Information

Keskuskatu 8, Jämsä Tel. +358 50 372 0069

City of Jämsä

Keskuskatu 8, Jämsä Tel. +358 20 638 2000 (switch board)

Jämsek Oy – Business Services Seppolantie 5, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 712 2645


Kenraalintie 12, Jämsänkoski Newspaper reading room: Välikatu 9, Jämsä Tel. +358 40 712 2503


Central Finland Police Department Jämsä Police Station, Keskuskatu 17 Tel. +358 295 414 741 (crime reports) In emergencies, call 112.

Post Office/R-kioski

Koskentie 6, Jämsä Tel. +358 200 27100

Bus Station

Välikatu 9, Jämsä Tel. +358 207 343 434 (matkahuolto) Tel. +358 200 4000 (national timetables)

Train Station

Asemakatu 5, Jämsä VR timetables, Tel. +358 600 41 900

General emergency number 112

Veterinary Practice

Seppolantie 5, Jämsä Tel. +358 400 344 565

Jämsän Pieneläinklinikka (Veterinary clinic)

Keskuskatu 7, Jämsä Tel. +358 400 280 129

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Tourist Information Drop in at the tourist information office on the main street of Jämsä, or contact us by phone or e-mail. You will receive instructions and tips for your vacation, including brochures and maps.

Look for the words ”ASK ME!” You can also meet our mobile ASK ME! tourist guide at Himos, at local events, and tourism businesses.

Tourist Information of the City Jämsä Keskuskatu 8 42100 Jämsä Open: Mon-Fri 9–15 Tel. 050 372 0069 Tel. 020 638 2000




Coordinates for Himos Skiers –! 23 slopes • 15 lifts (4 for free) • Children under 7, with helmet, ride free when accompanied by an adult

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Jämsä Gasthaus Offers cozy and affordable accommondation near the chenter of Jämsä. High quality log cabins you an unforgettable and relaxing holiday experience at the shore of lake Toivasjärvi. Asemakatu 2, 42100 Jämsä Tел. +358 14 718177

Book your winter or summer holiday now / 040 7173561

Lomahimos Himos cottage rental and meeting services tel: +358 (0)40 178 8887

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Neste Jämsän Portti

A quality break while on the road! Our cafe and restaurant can seat 200 people and is open from early morning till late into the evening. On offer there is homey food from the lunch buffet, delicacies from the hamburger restaurant, pizzas plucked from the depths of the oven, and ample portions from the à la Carte menu. Come and enjoy the most diverse range of food in the Jämsä region. At the crossroads of Road 24 and Road 9 Jämsä Jyväskylä



Service station • automatic car wash • DIY Wash Hall • electric car charging point Welcome to a Finnish Neste service station

Neste Jämsän Portti Kauhkialantie 108, Tel. 0207 340 440, Open Mon–Fri 6.30–22, Sun 7–22 Kotipizza Mon–Sun 10–21.30 Hesburger Mon–Sat 10–21.30, Sun 11–21.30,

Maivian Pidot

Jämsä Koskentie 5, Open Mon – Fri 9.30 – 17 Sun 10 – 14

Here you can find wonderful things for pampering and indulging yourself and others.

Katiska & Krumeluuri Jämsä

Club House Hotelli Kaipolan Ranta Kaaritie 2, Jämsä Tel. 050 555 3499 Day

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Liisa Naapi, puh. 040 573 1077, 35400 Längelmäki TERVETULOA!

Lakrids by Johan Bülow Liisa Naapi puh. 040 573 1077

• Paikkoja 150:lle • Kokoukset, perhejuhlat ja ateriapalvelut tilauksesta

”Something for everyone”


Juhlatalo ja pitopalvelua Tervetuloa!

Gentlemen’s Hardware


• Idyllinen juhlatalo hämäläisessä maalaismaisemassa • Paikkoja 150:lle

You will get a 10% discount

Glerups Clayre & Eef

Maivian Pidot

Show at the checkout your best picture from your Himos-Jämsä holiday.



PiP Studio

Traditional and new Finnish design

Felt products for yourself or as a gift, for the home, summer cottage or as a souvenir.

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IT WORKS. From Veikko you can get phones, home appliances, computers, televisions and much more! We also offer delivery and installation services.

SHOP and SECOND-HAND STORE full of surprises! Eco-friendly product range includes Kupilka, Saaren Taika, Frantsila, EcoffeeCup and Soda Shop Design. Taikavakka, Keskuskatu 2–4, Forum, 42100 Jämsä www. • tel: 040 147 8555


Keskuskatu 8, Tel. (014) 713 350 We are open Mon–Fri 9–18, Sat 9–14

Full-service veterinary clinic on Säterintie, in the centre of Jämsä! X-ray, ultrasound, and extensive laboratory services, such as progesterone tests provided while you wait!


Indoor swimming pool Koskikarantie 1, Jämsänkoski 4 lane swimming pool • Warm therapy pool Warm children’s pool • Opportunities for ice hole swimming • Instructed courses and events • Gym • Café

Ticket sales in winter Mon, Wed, Thurs: klo 13.30–19.30 Tues, Fri: klo 6.30–19.30 Sat–Sun: klo 12.00–16.30 For changes to timetables, visit Swimming time ends one hour after ticket sales close.

Exercise instructors 040 712 2522 Café 040 712 2521

Jämsä 3.9.-5.9.


A UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Old Church of Petäjävesi

Suitable for large groups, parties and free time. Inquiries +358 (0) 306 502 502

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Petäjävesi close to nature, comfortable, a family friendly municipality

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5 GOOD REASONS TO VISIT THE ART TOWN MÄNTTÄ-VILPPULA 1. The Serlachius Museums showcase contemporary art from Finland and abroad, classic art of Finnish Golden age and European master paintings.

2. Restaurant Gösta, one of the finest museum restaurants in Europe. 3. The Mänttä Art Festival features most comprehensive review of contemporary art 16 Jun–1 Sep. 4. The joyful Mänttä Music Festival offers a celebration of piano music and performances by top virtuosos 31 Jul–4 Aug. 5. Mänttä Food Festival – a delightful celebration for friends of good food 30–31 Aug. Follow our events and see our versatile exhibitions

Serlachius Museums | +358 3 488 6800 | | Mänttä-Vilppula tourist info |+358 3 4888 555 | | Mänttä

Fall in love with Kuhmoinen




Keuruu is located on Highway 23 and is only around a 50 minute drive from Jämsä. Surrounded by lakes and other natural beauty, this vibrant town has much to offer to travellers and tourists – Come and see!

Plenty of events in and around Keuruu... More events can be found at


Your own patch of land among the lakeland landscapes Act quick to reserve your plot in your new home region! Some of the new plots of land at Koskenparras have their own beach and the Aurinkorinne area of detached housing opens out to the landscapes of Päijänne. Come along and take a look, and drop in at the same time at Päijänne’s most popular guest marina.

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Summer exhibition at Keuruu Museum Rajatalo goes Kamana Iso Kirja’s Midsummer Conference National music camp Soiton paikka festival Keuruu’s 7th night marathon Jämsä Christian College’s summer festival The 36th Keuruu Market Days Finnish frisbee golf championships ENB Entisten Nuorten Bileet (Party for Grown-up Youths) Youth Celebration

Keuruu Info Kamana travel centre Kangasmannilantie 4, Keuruu, +358 40 572 5640 VisitKeuruu tourist information office, +358 40 510 6699

OPASKARTTA / TOURIST MAP YLEINEN HÄTÄNUMERO / Emergency Number ............................ 112 Jämsän kaupunki vaihde / Jämsä City Central............ +358 20 638 2000 Kaupungin neuvonta / City Information Office Matkailuneuvonta / Tourist Information .......... +358 50 372 0069 Keskuskatu 8, 42100 Jämsä,, PALVELUT / SERVICES 1. Jämsän terveyskeskus, Ensiapu, Jokilaakson sairaala / Health Care Centre & Hospital, First Aid Station, Sairaalantie 11 2. Eläinlääkäri / Veterinarian, Seppolantie 5 3. Hammaslääkäri / Dentist, Terveyskuja 5 4. Apteekki / Pharmacy, Säterintie 4 Jämsän Lääkärikeskus / Medical Clinic, Välikatu 1 5. Lääkäriasema Mehiläinen / Medical Clinic, Välikatu 6 6. Posti R-Kioski / Post Office R-Kioski, Koskentie 6 7. Poliisi / Police Station, Keskuskatu 17 8. Kirjaston lukusali / Library Reading Room, Välikatu 9 9. Elokuvateatteri Kinotar / Movie Theatre, Pääskyläntie 25 10. Alko / Liquor Store, Siltakatu 10 LIIKENNE / TRANSPORT 8. Linja-autoasema / Bus Station, Välikatu 9 Taksi / Taxi Station, Kiiankatu 2 .............................+358 200 90909 11. Rautatieasema / Railway Station, Asemakatu 5 URHEILU JA VIRKISTYS / SPORTS & LEISURE 12. Jäähalli / Ice Arena, Paununkatu 5 13. Paunun urheilukeskus / Sport Center Paunu, Paununkatu 7 14. Lasten liikennepuisto / Children’s Traffic Park, Piispasentie 2 15. Pumptrack-rata / Pump Track Course, Keskuskatu 18b MUSEOT JA NÄHTÄVYYDET / MUSEUMS & SIGHTS 16. Galleria Kivipankki / Kivipankki Art Gallery, Seppolantie 7 17. Ateljé Veli Ähtävä / Art Gallery, Säyryläntie 210 18. Jämsän kirkko & museo / Church & Museum, Koskentie 30 19. Pälämäen kotiseutumuseo / Local Museum, Ruotsulantie 42 20. Maamiehen museo / Farmer’s Museum, Pienamintie 25 22. Kesäteatteri / Summer Theatre, Sähkökoskenkatu 31 23. Lelumuseo Helminauha / Toy Museum, Alhonkouluntie 19 24. Huopatehdas J.Alho / Felt Factory Shop, Partalantie 131 Huopaliike Lahtiset / Felt Factory Shop, Partalantie 267 MAJOITUS JA RUOKAILU / ACCOMMODATION & DINING 25. Himoksen matkailukeskus / Himos Holiday Resort HimosCenter, Länsi-Himoksentie 4 26. Sirkan Kahvila / Lunch Restaurant 27. Jämsän Gasthaus / Bed & Breakfast, Asematie 2 28. Hotel Hiisi Hill / Hotel, Hiidentie 8 29. Ruotsulan Hovi / Meeting Centre & Lunch Café, Turkinkyläntie 74 30. Neste Jämsän Portti / Service Station, Kauhkialantie 108 31. Shell Jämsä / Service Station, Kauhkialantie 116 32. Teboil & Patalahti Motel / Service Station, Patalahdentie 20 33. Hong Thai / Thai Restaurant, Palomäentie 1 34. Lounaskahvila A&C / Lunch Restaurant, Seppolantie 16 35. Witikkalan kartano / Museum Cafeteria, Koskentie 12 Bistro & Pub Hilpeä Hirvi / Restaurant, Keskuskatu 2-4 Café Aina / Lunch Cafeteria, Keskuskatu 5 Café Elonen / Lunch Cafeteria, Talvialantie 1 Kiinalainen Ravintola Silkkitie / Chinese Restaurant, Keskuskatu 7 Lounaskahvila Vehnäleipä / Lunch Cafeteria, Keskuskatu 13



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LIFTS Northern slopes and North-Western slopes 1 Lift I, 2-person chair lift 2-3 Lift 2-3, double T-bar 4 Lift 4, ski school lift (platter) 5 Lift 5, platter lift 6 Lift 6, T-bar Western slopes 9 Lift 9, T-bar 10 Lift 10, 4-person chair lift 11-12 Lift 11-12, double T-bar 14 Lift 14, platter lift 15 Lift 15, T-bar 16 Lift 16, Peikko Lift 17 Lift 17, Peikko Rope 18 Lift 18, Peikko Carpet

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SLOPES AND OBSTACLE AREAS Northern slopes and North-Western slopes 1. – 2. Mountain Dew Rail Park 3. Tuolihissirinne (135 m/750 m) 4. Turistirinne (135 m/700 m) 5. Kilparinne (140 m/600 m) 6. Hiihtokoulurinne (40 m/300 m) 7. Kumparerinne (140 m/700 m) 10. Päivin kaarre (126 m/550 m) 11. Jussin jyrkkä (126 m/500 m)



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<–8 km 94.

5. 5

2-3 51.




77. 87.




90. Luoteis-Himos cottages


Himosranta 81. 87.









79. Piilopirtti


7. 1 4.

snowmobile route

Western slopes 14. Bonus-rinne (148 m/670 m) 15. Keskimaa (148 m/630 m) 16. ABC-rinne (148 m/540 m) 17. Himmin rinne (120 m/550 m) 18. Mountain Dew Snow Park 19. Hiskin rinne (120 m/500 m) 20. MC-rinne Mukkeli (120 m/500 m) 21. Torvinokan rinne (120 m/650 m) 22. Edwardin rinne (120 m/660 m) 23. Mökön rinne (80 m/440 m) 24. Murrin rinne (80 m/440 m) 25.– 26. Peikkorinteet (18 m/150 m) 27. Joonan kumpu (5 m/33 m) 28. Peikkorinne toboggan section and playground 29. Murrin Streettis

CONNECTION SLOPES 12. Länsiväylä 126 m/1200 m 13. Luoteisväylä 148 m/1050 m

SAFELY ON THE SLOPES! On the Himos slopes, we apply the slope rules shared by all Finnish ski resorts. Get your own rule sheet in the ticket office. The key is to adjust your own speed, keep your distance to other skiers and be responsible in every respect. We also recommend that you use a helmet. For more information, visit www.

children‘s playground




caravan area

OTHER SLOPE SERVICES Northern slopes and North-Western slopes 51. HimosCafé, equipment rental, Ski Shop and ticket office 52. First aid 53. Race Office 54. Caravan area


parking area

ACCOMMODATION AND OTHER SERVICES 60. Himos Center, HimosHoliday reception, Center Market Himos 61. Hotel Himos Hotel, restaurant Tupa and Himos Areena 62. Smoke sauna at Hotel Himos Hotel 64. Mono Pub & Pizzeria 65. Koivula, HimosEasy 66. Säyrylä cottages 67. Lomahimos 68. Himoslaakso 69. HimosYkkönen 70. Himoslähde and Himoslehto 71. Alppihimos 72. Keski-Himos cottages 73. Honkamajat 74. Vuorimajat and Pohjoismajat 75. Vuorikahvio 76. Himosranta 77. Honkaranta 78. Nuppulanranta 79. Smoke sauna at Piilopirtti

Western slopes 55. HimosBuffet 56. HimosBistro, equipment rental, Ski Shop and ticket office 57. First aid 58. Ski school office 59. Caravan area

bus stop

80. 81. 83. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97.

future slope projects

Tennis court Uusi-Yijälä farm, Patapirtti Express bus stop Luoteis-Himos cottages Länsihuippu cottages Holiday Club Himos apartments Art Gallery Veli Ähtävä Hirvikartano farm restaurant HimosResort, Himos Golf, 18-holes Himosmajoitus reception, restaurant Rinne Tour skating

CROSS COUNTRY TRAILS 84. Himos summit trail 4 km (illuminated) 85. Connection trail (illuminated, difficult) 86. Connection trail Western slopes – Northern slopes 1.8 km 87. Himosranta-Honkaranta trail 2 km, connection trail to Pykälä 10 km 88. Laaksola trail 1.3 km 89. Golf area trail 4 km, connection trail to Jämsä 6 km Himos tracks are conveniently connected with the extensive Jämsä track network. Track information during the winter season is available online: ja




Länsihuippu cottages

22. Himoslähde and Himoslehto



85. 9 14.






29. 18.


20. 23.


11-12 56. 55. 96. 68.

57. 86.


Keski-Himos cottages


25. 26. 28. 16 17 18 27. 59. 58. 68.


Himos Center/ HimosHolidays

60. 66.

67. Lomahimos Jyväskylä intermediary (red)



89.–> Himoslaakso



difficult (black)


Alppihimos Holiday Club Himos

The degree of difficulty



easy (blue)

93. 1,5 km –>

61. 62. Himos Hotel

E63, VT9 very easy (green)

69. HimosYkkönen

Himos Areena 65. Koivula, HimosEasy

Jämsä, Helsinki, Tampere, Turku 83.

95. HimosResort

connection slopes

Copyright: HS-visual Art, Hannu Sievilä

Distance from Jämsä to other cities: Helsinki 220 km Tampere 90 km Turku 250 km Jyväskylä 55 km Oulu 395 km Vaasa 270 km Lahti 115 km Kuopio 200 km Imatra 300 km Lappeenranta 260 km St Petersburg 450 km



Vaasa Kuopio




Airports Tampere 100 km Jyväskylä 80 km






Train connections Helsinki-Tampere-Jyväskylä-Kuopio

Turku Helsinki


Bus connections To all over Finland


Tips for your holiday! Jämsä Tourist Information Centre is located on Keskuskatu, in the square with the skiing statue. It offers visitors brochures and maps for the surrounding area and tips for holidays in Jämsä. During the holiday season, you will also see the ASK ME! mobile tourist information workers at Himos, regional tourism companies, and local events.

Jämsä Tourist Information Keskuskatu 8, 42100 Jämsä Open daily from 9:00 to 15:00 @HimosJamsa

Tel: 050 372 0069



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