Laukaa centre and the Sararanta harbour
Sararanta, the attractive guest harbour of Laukaa, is located 22 km north of Jyväskylä, on the Keitele Canal. The well-equipped guest harbour offers a wide variety of services for the visitors and is conveniently situated at a walking distance of the Laukaa centre. There you can find banks, grocery stores, a health care centre, a pharmacy, a liquor store, a hardware store, service stations, various shops, restaurants, pizzerias and cafeterias.
The Rantapuisto recreational park by the lake, right next to the guest harbour, is a versatile family park. The facilities include a disc golf course, a mini-golf course, a playground for children, a traffic park, as well as a race track for radio controlled RC-cars.
Attractions in the vicinity
Places to see in the centre of Laukaa are, for example, the empirical style Church of Laukaa, dated from the year 1835 and designed by C.L.Engel, and the Museum Village. Both these locations are within a kilometre's range from the harbour. You will find more information about the places to visit in the Laukaa and Jyväskylä regions in the Jyväskylä Region Tourist Guide. Both summer and winter recreation possibilities, nature trails, skiing tracks and the huts along the ways are introduced in the guide called Jyväskylän Seudun Ulkoilupalvelut, Outdoor recreation services in Jyväskylä Region. The condition of the skiing tracks is updated regularly on the web site called Laukaan Seudun Latuinfo, Conditions of Skiing Tracks in Laukaa Region. For more information on attractions, activities and places to visit, please see the following web-page titled Activities and relaxation.
Winter by the Lake Saravesi harbour
During the wintertime, there is a hole in the ice in the Lake Saravesi for winter swimming. The hole in the ice, avanto, is kept open throughout the winter. The key to the dressing room, located in the Harbour Kiosk, can be attained from the Vatti-office, 2nd floor of the Laukaa Municipality building (1km from the harbour). There is a pledge payment of 17€ for the key and a 22€ fee for the whole winter swimming season.
Inquiries: Anitta Viinikangas, tel. +358 14 267 5725.