Lapland

Luosto ski resort – a small resort in the heart of Lapland with anamethyst mine nearby.

Luosto fell (514 m) – a hill with a weather radar on top, great place for hiking and winter sports.



Luosto, 99555 Finland

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Hämeenlinna

Hämeenlinna – the oldest inland city of Finland, in the heart of the historical province of Häme. Capital of Tavastia Proper region.

Sights / Things to do in Hämeenlinna:

  • Häme Castle (Hämeen linna) – the medieval castle, originally on an island, now on the coast of lake Vanajavesi.
  • The birthplace of the composer Jean Sibelius (now museum in his family house).
  • Holy Cross Church in Hattula (north of Hämeenlinna) – medieval gothic church.


Hämeenlinna, Tavastia Proper, Finland

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Sibelius Childhood Home / Sibeliuksen syntymäkoti, Hallituskatu 11, 13100 Hämeenlinna, Finland

Ξ Sibelius Childhood Home webpage

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⛭ Weather in Hämeenlinna


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Naantali and Moomin World

Naantali – one of the oldest towns and one of the most important tourist centres in Finland, located on the islands and on the mainland. Founded around the mediaeval catholic St. Bridget’s convent “Vallis gratiae” (from Latin: ‘The Valley of Grace”, in Swedish: “Nådendal” – and from it comes the Finnish name of the town: Naantali).

Sights / Things to do in Naantali:

  • Naantali Church / Naantalin kirkko – convent stone church, the second oldest medieval church in Finland,
  • Kultaranta estate on Luonnonmaa – the official summer residence of the President of Finland,
  • Naantali Spa Hotel – the largest spa in the Nordic countries,
  • Moomin World theme park on the Kailo island.


Naantali, Finland Proper, Finland

Ξ  Moomin World webpage

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⛭ Weather in Naantali


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