Spend a summer holiday in Varjola enjoying the peace of the countryside!

Things to do during summer holiday

In Varjola you can enjoy summer, nature and relaxed atmosphere.


We have high-quality accommodation in Riihi Rooms, Riihi Suite Apartment with saunas or in B&B which is decorated with rustic antique. The accommodation includes breakfast in the Barn Restaurant. You can get straight from your room to enjoy the nature, the outdoor trails and Varjola services are within walking distance.
Our summer pampering packages offer high-quality accommodation in two different options, sparkling wine served in the room, saunas with jaquzzi and a three-course dinner in our restaurant. For those who want adventure, there are options of zip line crossing above river and walking on the cord above river or e-fatbike rental for three hours.

Relaxing in the heat of the sauna and jacuzzis

You can relax on a private sauna shift or on an open smoke sauna shift. There is also possibility to swim in the lake. You can check the open smoke sauna shifts from our weekly programme.

When staying in Varjola, you can make a private reservation for the Rantasauna with a jacuzzi for max 4 people 50 € /1,5 hours. Please make your reservation either by phone 020 792 8080 or by e-mail varjola@varjola.com.


In Varjola’s old main building, the idyllic wooden house is home to the summer restaurant Bistro Sylvi, which offers cafe delicacies and a tasty bistro menu.

Summer opening hours:
Bistro Sylvi will be serve from Midsummer to beginning of August from Tuesday to Saturday.
14. – 15.6. (Fri- Sat) from 3 pm to 9 pm
20. – 22.6. (Thu – Sat) from 3 pm to 9 pm
25.6. – 3.8. Tue – Sat klo 3 pm to 9 pm
Kitchen will be closed at 8.30 pm

On Sundays and Mondays our restaurant is closed.

Versatile Summer Activities

The yard of Varjola has good and diverse outdoor terrains. Here you can find the hiking map of Varjola area. Nature trails start almost from the yard, allowing you to enjoy varied routes and forest both on your own and on guided tours.

Rental equipments and activities 

For summer excursions you can rent an e-fatbike from us for guided trek or your own use. Read more about treks from here.

Next to Varjola yard is Kuusaa River, which offers the best moments in rafting. So book your place for example for rafting.

Our weekly program offer variety of summer activities without group reservations. Check our weekly program from here.

Kuusaa River also offer white water fishing for those interested. The fishing area is located in the Varjola yard, so it is easy to combine the fishing with other things to do as well. See more information about fishing from here.

Tips for hiking

In Central Finland Region has great cycling routes for summer excursions. From Varjola you can easily reach Peurunka along nature trails and bicycle route. From Jyväskylä, you can cycle along bicycle paths to Laukaa Harbour, to us or to Revontuli, for example

Book your summer holiday here