Walking around spectacular Littoistenjärvi in Turku

Littoistenjärvi is a spectacular little lake near Turku, Finland. There are lovely nature trails, public saunas, many species of birds, and birdwatching towers to see and visit in the area. Littoistenjärvi is a small and…

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Orinoro gorge is the seventh wonder of Savo

Orinoron rotko Leppävirta Mustinmäen kylä. Orinoro gorge at Leppävirta

The Orinoro gorge and the surrounding hiking route takes you to a vertical chasm carved out by glaciers. As with many natural wonders, we had to make a bit of an effort to get to…

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Protected Martimoaapa mire reserve is bird watchers’ paradise

Martimoaapa in Simo

There are a variety of mire types at Martimoaapa, Lumiaapa and Penikat mire reserve to explore. This nature reserve offers nice duckboard trails with several wilderness huts, lean-to shelters, and birdwatching towers along the way.…

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Savivuori observation tower and versatile recreation area in Viitasaari

Savivuori observation tower at Viitasaari

Savivuori is a hill in Viitasaari in central Finland. It offers versatile recreation opportunities all year round. In summer there is a observation tower, nature trails and a logging museum to visit. You will also…

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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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