Fiskars

HISTORY Fiskars is a village located 100km west from Helsinki. Fiskars is a village famous for the Ironworks factories founded in 1649 by Peter Thorwöste. In the seventeenth century, the parish of Pohja (Pojo in Swedish) became the center of iron manufacturing in Finland: the ironworks in Antskog were founded in 1640, the following year saw the … More Fiskars

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Hi, I´m Emeline, originally from France but I have lived for the past six years in the beautiful city Helsinki. I work as a Helsinki guide for few years and I love to show Helsinki and its region to travellers. Helsinki is a beautiful city but can be challenging to discover on your own. I … More About

Kuusamo region

  Kuusamo is a town located in the Northern part of Finland, near by the Russian border. Kuusamo´s region is a bit magical for everyone, families, Nature, ski and hikes fans or for the ones in research of simplicity, quietness and authenticity.     There is 5 national parks in this area and these are … More Kuusamo region

Lakeland

Where is Lakeland and what to find there? The west region of Finland that includes the Cities of: HÄMEENLINNA JOENSUU JYVÄSKYLÄ-HIMOS KAJAANI-KUHMO-VUOKATTI KUOPIO LAHTI REGION LAPPEENRANTA-IMATRA MIKKELI SAVONLINNA TAMPERE According to Wikipedia, Lakeland is the largest of the four landscape regions into which the geography of Finland is divided. Lakes occupy about 25 percent of the Lakeland. Because no set definition of … More Lakeland