Pyhäjärvi: a region full of small gems. Discover versatile waterways and Alvar Aalto’s architecture around Pyhäjärvi. The Pyhäjärvi region offers something for all the senses.
The region’s cultural offer is plentiful. Eura is home to one of Finland’s richest prehistoric finds as well as to buildings designed by Alvar Aalto, which are located in the pleasant park environment of the former Kauttua ironworks. Säkylä attracts visitors to its summer events, and the national landscape of Lake Köyliönjärvi and its church island invite you to travel back in time and history.
The Kurjenrahko National Park in Yläne and the Kuhankuono hiking paths as well as the Säkylä ridge trail are favourites among nature tourists. Birdwatchers flock to Lake Koskeljärvi, while fishing and crayfishing enthusiasts head to Lake Pyhäjärvi, which has one of Europe’s richest fish populations. The lake is also a favourite among those into water activities, such as stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, triathlon and swimming. The numerous public saunas around the lake are heated all year round. In the winter, make for Lake Köyliönjärvi and its tour-skating routes or take advantage of the super popular kicksledding opportunities.
Welcome to the Pyhäjärvi region!
Experience the region’s rich prehistory and captivating natural treasures.