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Ironworks in Fiskars

Posted 1 Day Ago at 12:51 PM by Aleksis Kivi
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A highlight in Fiskars is its' Ironworks and the many brick buildings which you can find there.

The village was founded in 1649 and Fiskars, Iittala, Gerber, Silva, and Buster are famous brands from this village.

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Russian Villas in Hanko

Posted 1 Day Ago at 12:38 PM by Aleksis Kivi
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One attraction of Hanko are its Villas, which have been build by Russians during the time when Finland was still part of the Russian Empire.

Many Russians came to Hanko for a vacation during this time. Some of those Villas are also used as a Guesthouse nowadays.

For more information visit the Tourist Site of Hanko.
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Nuuksio National Park

Posted 1 Day Ago at 12:16 PM by Aleksis Kivi

Close to Helsinki, there is a National Park called Nuuksio, which is a good park for a short trekking vacation. The park offers camping sites, trails and cooking shelters.

Highlights are:
Rugged rocky land
Lush herb-rich forests
Small Lakes and Mires

Activities:
Trekking
Fishing
Cross-Country Skiing
Cycling
Rock Climbing
Swimming
Berry- and Mushroom Picking

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Porvoo Museum Train

Posted 1 Day Ago at 12:07 PM by Aleksis Kivi

There is an old steam train going between Helsinki and Porvoo every Saturday in July and August.

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Serena Water Park Espoo

Posted 1 Day Ago at 11:03 AM by Aleksis Kivi

The Serena Water Park in Espoo is the largest water park in the Nordic countries.

Highlights:
Tropically warm waters
Bubble pools for children's
Sauna which is cave carved out of a rock
Water slides
Wave pool
140-metre ride in a rapid
Mat Slides

Website of Serena Water Park
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