Petäjävesi

Petäjävesi is a small village in Central Finland. Its main claim to fame is its wooden church dating back to 1765, a World Heritage Site as an exemplary piece of Scandinavian wooden architecture.

Petäjävesi Old Church

Get in

The nearest major city is Jyväskylä. Petäjävesi is on the Haapamäki-Jyväskylä railway line, and also accessible by Matkahuolto buses.

Get around

Public transport is limited to a twice-daily bus, so it's best to bring your own wheels.

See

Sleep

There are several holiday cottages and farms offering lodging in the vicinity.

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