Liessaari island at Lohja is a small but versatile recreation area

Liessaari Lohja

A day before my friend and I decided to visit Liessaari island at Lohja, it snowed again. It had already been beautifully warm but alas, as always in Finland, "fool's spring" or a cold spell…

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Pilvijärvi at Sipoo is popular all year around

Pilvijärvi Söderkulla Sipoo

Pilvijärvi and its nature trail is nestled in the serene landscapes of Sipoo, Finland. The scenic nature trail winds its way along the shores of Pilvijärvi lake through lush pine forests and calm marshlands. Whether…

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Exploring beautiful Eerikkilä hiking trails in Tammela in winter

Exploring Eerikkilä winter hiking trails in Tammela

Did you know that Eerikkilä Sports & Outdoor Resort has a few beautiful winter hiking trails in Tammela? Eerikkilä is located by Ruostejärvi lake in Tammela, Tavastia Proper region in Finland. It's a peaceful area…

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Lappajärvi, the great crater lake

Lappajärvi summer view

I had heard of Lappajärvi, the great crater lake, from some friends many times. So, when I got the chance to visit that part of Southern Ostrobothnia, I jumped at the chance. Lappajärvi is one…

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Finland’s medieval trading hub Rikalanmäki hides its secrets

Finland's medieval trading hub Rikalanmäki hides its secrets

Rikalanmäki was one of the most remarkable medieval trading hubs in Finland. The Rikalanmäki ancient trail in Salo, Finland, invites visitors on a captivating journey through time. This short trail winds through the Rikala mansion…

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Beautiful Norppapolku Saimaa Seal Trail in Puumala

Norppapolku trail in Puumala Finland

Norppapolku, Saimaa Seal Trail, in Puumala, Finland, is a hiking trail that consists of three separate loop routes, each of which can be hiked individually: Kitulan lenkki, Kaivannon kieppi, and Kotkatsaaren kierros. The entire length…

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The magnificent Paavolan tammi oak is the most beautiful tree in Finland

Paavolan tammi oak Lohja Lohjansaari

I have visited the stunningly beautiful Paavolan tammi oak several times, and every time it takes my breath away. Seeing this green giant in all its sun-covered glory transports you to another dimension... a dimension…

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Signs of spring at Punatulkku and Pohjantikka trails in Liesjärvi

Punatulkku and Pohjantikka trails at Liesjärvi National Park

Punatulkku and Pohjantikka trails in Liesjärvi National Park are located near Korteniemi Heritage Farm. Punatulkun polku, Punatulkku trail, is a 3,1 kilometers long circle trail that departs from parking area called Lehdos situated along Korteniementie…

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