Korkeusvuori observation tower and nature trail in Loimaa

Korkeusvuori observation tower and Kettukallio lean-to shelter in Loimaa were our choice of nature destination in the beginning of January. Korkeusvuori could be directly translated as high altitude mountain, which is some exaggeration as this…

Bay trail of eastern Helsinki

The Bay Trail (Lahtipolku in Finnish) is located in the suburbs of Puotila, Vartiokylä, Vuosaari, and Rastila in the eastern part of Helsinki, along the Vartiokylänlahti bay. The trail runs past old manor houses, thick…

First snow at Leivonmäki National Park in Finland

Leivonmäki National Park in Joutsa municipality is a lovely nature destination, which is easy to reach from highway 4. There are 28 kilometers of marked trails at Leivonmäki. The national park can be visited any…

A local’s guide to nature in Tammela

Tammela municipality is known for two national parks and many other recreation areas that provide plenty of trails for nature enthusiasts to explore. Tammela is located by Pyhäjärvi lake in the Tavastia Proper region in…