VisitLaukaa in English
Come and experience Laukaa!
Come and experience Laukaa! With 19,000 inhabitants, Laukaa is a municipality located between three rivers north of Lake Päijänne. Laukaa is well known for its narrow waterways (ideal for boating and camping), numerous rapids, cultural and historical sights, action-packed events, and great tourist and nature attractions. Here’s your guide to having a good time in Laukaa!
Laukaa – full of vitality.
Nokkakivi amusement park, Tarhalehto family farm and Hilarius the Mouse in Peurunka are the most popular attractions for families in Laukaa.
Hyyppäänvuori’s breathtaking scenery, the Hitonhauta ravine and the Saraakallio rock paintings are some of the most popular natural attractions in Laukaa. The extensive network of outdoor trails has 30 serviced bothies and lean-to shelters that are suitable for breaking your walk on a day trip or even for an overnight stay.
Peurunka Wellness Centre
Spa Hotel Peurunka offers diverse opportunities for well-being, sports and events. For those looking for exercise and adventure, Laukaa also has the Peurunkagolf course, an ice rink and the beautiful Varjola guesthouse, as well as the services of several other adventure companies.
Culture And Arts
The Järvilinna Arts Centre is a culture and events centre that is open all year round. Here you can enjoy the exhibitions, take a break in the café, relax in the exquisite garden or call into the artists’ workshops. Don’t miss: Kanavateatteri, Galleria Sará and the Kädenjälki handicrafts shop, or Hartikka’s churchyard.
Popular venues include the port of Laukaa, the Lievestuore motordrome, Peurunka, the traditional village of Tupaswilla and the many lively villages of the area.