Porvoo

Porvoo Church Evangelical Lutheran church divided in 9 dioceses, Diocese of Porvoo=Swedish speaking diocese church from 13th century but the actual church dates from 1450s. Greystone church painted in white. Before wooden church 600 years old church, made by a german architect walls with painting and ornaments on ceiling dates from 1450s (nature theme, plants, … More Porvoo

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

National History museum and Music Centre

National Museum As an school visit, we went for a tour in the National history museum of Finland located in Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki. The National Museum illustrates Finnish history from medieval times to the 19th century. The museum’s unique exhibits tells of the life from a period of over 1000 years. Temporary exhibitions on current themes and … More National History museum and Music Centre

About

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