Historical Ox Road of Häme between Turku and Hämeenlinna

Ox Road of Häme

The famous Ox Road of Häme in Finland combined the historical trading places and castles of Turku and Häme to each other. The Ox Road of Häme, Hämeen Härkätie in Finnish, also known as the…

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Explore the last Ice Age at the devil’s field of Kasnäs

Kasnäs muinaisranta pirunpelto. Kasnäs devil's field ancient shoreline.

While visiting Kasnäs on Kemiö island (Kemiönsaari in Finnish, Kimitoön in Swedish), one of the places I wanted to visit was this devil's field. It is actually a part of the ancient shoreline of the…

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Hiking, beaches, and horses at Talosaari recreation area

Talosaaren ulkoilualue. Talosaari recreation area Helsinki

Talosaari is located at the Östersundom district of Helsinki, about 18km from downtown. It has four different protected nature areas, and the recreation area itself was created on the lands of an old manor. The…

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Haltiala nature trail is at the heart of Helsinki central park

Paloheinä Haltiala nature trail. Paloheinän Haltialan luontopolku

Haltiala is a part of Paloheinä area in northern Helsinki and at the top of Helsinki central park. There are dozens of nature trails at Paloheinä so whatever your fitness or energy levels are, you…

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