Rustic Romantic – Bed & Breakfasts in Fiskars and Porvoo
Within a good hour from Helsinki international airport, B&B’s in Porvoo and Fiskars are idyllic destinations for some rustic romanticism in the Finnish countryside.
Porvoo lies less than an hour east of Helsinki. With history dating back to the 14th century, the Old Town of Porvoo is charm defined. The area around Porvoo is famous for its manors and archipelago.
An hour and a half west of Helsinki, Fiskars village is a picturesque design, art and craft centre. Here, the eponymous household and gardening equipment business started as an ironworks in 1649.
See below our suggestions for comfortable stays in both destinations.
Tukkilan Tila B&B, Porvoo
This family farm in the Porvoo river valley offers accommodation in the cosy rooms of the main building, the rustic cottage or the granaries, of which the oldest was built more than a hundred years ago.
The smoke sauna on the farm is also more than a century old.
Tukkilan Tila on the map
Villa Taika B&B, Fiskars (Antskog)
Four kilometres from Fiskars village, Villa Taika in the tiny village of Antskog is a beautiful old wooden house that used to be a local school.
In the garden, a pond and a waterfall contribute to a soothing stay. The Billnäs ironworks and Mustio Castle both lie only 15 kilometres away.
Villa Taika on the map
B&B STrandhagen, Porvoo
15 kilometres from Porvoo, B&B Strandhagen is a quiet retreat by the Baltic Sea. There are four beautifully decorated rooms to choose from – the Green, Yellow and Brown rooms as well as the Cigar Salon.
The nearby Virvik area has a golf course, beach and nature trails in forests – get to know the area by borrowing a bicycle from the B&B.
Strandhagen on the map
B&B in FIskars
Right in the heart of Fiskars village, this former laundry is now a home, a ceramic workshop, a design studio, and a B&B. The two rooms both accommodate two people, and the lounge area is shared.
The lovely setting by the Fiskars River is ideal for a summer breakfast out in the garden or on the veranda.
B&B in Fiskars on the map
Coastal Areas & Archipelago
Coastal Finland with its stunningly beautiful archipelago offers a variety of fascinating destinations that are easy to reach.