Finlands biggest department store, VillageStore Veljekset Keskinen, playground with Moomin theme, J-M Rally Parc Fermé, skydiving courses, Interior Café PikkuAmerikka, local history museums, the local fair Ryskööt, amusement park Miljoona Tivoli, and a train wagon hotel. The small municipality of Alavus may surprise with its diversity. Offering both shopping, art exhibitions and fun activities, Alavus is an excellent meeting place for all these.
The VillageShop Keskinen in Tuuri, located in Alavus, is a great tourist attraction with more than six million visitors annually. Additionally, the green and close to nature municipality offers various other things to see and do. The beautiful landscapes surrounded by lakes facilitate numerous sports and outdoor activities for everyone, while the several culture events entertain both the local community and visitors. For staying in Alavus overnight, there are several options including hotels, cosy cabins, as well as accommodation in the countryside. During the summer it is possible to stay at the camping area in Tuuri or in Sepänniemen Lomakylä resort.
Alavus is located in South Ostrobothnia in the crossroads between road 66 and highway 18. The neighbouring municipalities are Seinäjoki, Kuortane, Alajärvi, Virrat, and Ähtäri.
That means that the panda bears Lumi and Pyry are our neighbours too, as they live in Ähtäri, only a 30 minutes ride away from Alavus!