Jyväskylä Tourist Guides at your service

Jyväskylä is the capital of Central Finland and an attractive part of the Finnish Lakeland. It is a lively university city of culture, sports and industries, a cradle of culture and education in Finnish, a significant Alvar Aalto city, and a home for over 140 000 inhabitants.

Jyväskylä Tourist Guides is happy to show you the best of Jyväskylä Region. The guides are well informed about their home region - the past, the present and maybe even the future. All our members are educated guides authorized by the Federation of Finnish Tourist Guide Associations. 

Guided tours are available in English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish depending on the availability of the guides. 

Jyväskylä guides add value to the visitor experience 

Our guides are in love with their home city and want to share their knowledge and stories with the visitors. As the guides have different personal interests and backgrounds, every tour is special! Visit Jyväskylä Region will book you the guide best suited for you and your group.

The stories of the past, present and future give you an insight into the city and local culture and make your trip to Jyväskylä Region more memorable. We offer themed tours as well as tailor-made tours in several languages. The tours are booked through Visit Jyväskylä Region

Jyväskylä Tourist Guide Association

The Jyväskylä Tourist Guide Association has offered authorized local guides and interesting stories of Jyväskylä Region already for over 50 years. 

The association

  • acts as the cooperation organization of the local guides as well as the link between the local guides and other organizations, e.g. Visit Jyväskylä Region and the Federation of Finnish Tourist Guide Associations,
  • develops guiding in the Jyväskylä Region in general,
  • develops and maintains guiding skills of its members, and
  • advances knowledge of its members. 

Contact Outi Raatikainen, tel. +358 50 5980959. Email Jyvaskylan.matkailuoppaat@gmail.com.