programme for groups

Spend a day in Saarijärvi

Group programme ideas

approx. 1-2 hours / destination

In summer:

Stone Age village, Summassaari

Gentry home museum/ Runeberg exhibition, Kolkanlahti

Juhola, the childhood home of the Tapper artist brothers along the rapids route

Veijari activity park, nice things to do for the whole family

Through the year:

Saarijärvi Museum: Changing exhibitions of art and cultural history

Toivi Järvinen Art Home and Sculpture Park in the museum yard

Herala artist’s home


Saarijärvi Church – Finland’s largest wooden dome, the church was renovated in 1998, as a road church in summer

Hernesalmi mill, at the Tarmo Mann memorial statue in Lannevesi (along the sightseeing route) – custom meals from the region’s nature according to the season, tel. +358 50 345 5011 / Ilkka Vesterinen


Spa hotel Summassaari, buffet lunch, orders, tel. 030 608 5100.


Café-Restaurant Linnan Liisa, buffet lunch, tel. +358 40 521 0978.


Country Hotel Mulikan HillTon, tel. 040 565 3716.


Frisee, soup and salad lunches, tel. 040 518 4124

Saarijärvi Handicraft Center. Open Mon-Thu 10-17, Fri 10-15, 1.6.-31.8. and in December Mon-Fri 10-17 and Sat 10-15, otherwise by appointment. High-quality handicraft and arts and crafts products. Tel. 010 387 1060. Next to the church.


Halpa Halli & HH Cafe. Versatile department store, open Mon-Sun.

Mahlun nuorisoseura’s theatre tel. 040 758 8258


Saarijärvi Theater: tel. 0440 424464


Traditional, popular summer theater Theater Lumpero in Saarijärvi. Tel. 0440 424464

You can inquire about a tour guide to the group’s own bus from Risto Pynnönen, who has traditionally worked as a guide in Pyhä-Häkki National Park during the summer season. Guidance opportunities depend on his work schedule. Risto can be reached by phone at 040 064 6286.

Sivulantie 11,

43100 Saarijärvi

014 4598 208 /

Saarijärven matkailupalvelut

Saarijärven kaupunki / Matkailupalvelut
Sivulantie 11, PL 13,  43101 Saarijärvi
Puh. 014 4598 208