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The Wooden towns of Finland

In a country of such abundant forests, Finland has been built mostly from wood all the way up to the last century. Still dotting the countryside today exist entire wooden towns that sit nearly as they did hundreds of years ago. A visit to one of these historic places is like entering a living time capsule into Finland's past.

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Wintertime magic of Porvoo

Old Porvoo is one of Finland’s most idyllic districts. The cobbled streets are lined with old, doll-house-like houses and on top of the hill a white stone church looks over the river valley. Wonderful in the summer, magical during wintertime. Only one hour East of Helsinki.

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On the (coastal) footsteps of Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson - the world-famous Finnish creator of the Moomins - loved the sea. We visited some of her favorite places around the southern coast of Finland.

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Summertown Porvoo

Finland's second oldest town, full of history and famous for its lovely restaurants and cafes.

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Rustic Romantic - Bed & Breakfasts in Fiskars and Porvoo

In Porvoo and Fiskars you have an opportunity to experience B&B in rustic romantic style.

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Cycling in Historical Eastern Uusimaa

Besides the historic town of Porvoo, the area is also home to some of the most beautiful manor houses and ironworks in Finland.

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The Wooden towns of Finland Wintertime magic of Porvoo On the (coastal) footsteps of Tove Jansson Summertown Porvoo Rustic Romantic - Bed & Breakfasts in Fiskars and Porvoo Cycling in Historical Eastern Uusimaa