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Getting to Viitasaari

Viitasaari is situated in Central Finland, about 370 km north from the capital city Helsinki. The city is best accessible by bus, since it is situated on the Finnish national road 4 (European route E75). The nearest railway station is in Jyväskylä, about 110 km south from Viitasaari. There are several scheduled bus services from Jyväskylä to Viitasaari.

Train schedules and tickets available here:

Bus schedules and tickets available here:;

The nearest airport in July is in Kuopio about 200 km east from Viitasaari. There is no direct public transportation from Kuopio airport to Viitasaari. Most international flights arrive in Helsinki-Vantaa airport. There are some daily direct connections from the airport to Viitasaari, see bus schedules.


Hotel Pihkuri, 020 7981 440
Hännilänsalmi Camping, 014 572 550
Wiikki Manor, 0405313277 (15 km north of the center)

In Viitasaari you can find many beautiful holiday home or summer cottage accommodations, especially if you have a car. For all options see the local tourist information office Lomaseutu.

Accommodation in Pihtipudas (by car 30 min / 38 km north of Viitasaari)
Hotel Koto, +358 14 562 110,
Niemenharju Tourist, +358 20 786 6370, (rooms, cottages, camping, caravan)

Accommodation in Kannonkoski
Piispala, +358 207 694 300 (35 min / 40 km west of Viitasaari, own car necessary), in the middle of nature a huge number of different accommodation rooms from rooms to large cottages.

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Viitasaari Areena, Urheilutie 9
Church, Kirkkotie 9
Theatre, Koulukuja 8
Chapel, Kappelintie 23

Parish Hall, Pappilantie 6
School Centre, Koulukuja 2
City Hall, Keskitie 10
Music School, Koulukuja 8
Festival office during the festival: Digikeskus / Lennätin, Keskitie 4