Haukkavuori nature path showcases the untamed diversity of heritage forests

Haukkavuori Kerava luontopolku nature trail Keravanjoki

The protected Haukkavuori area is a unique nature destination because it has been left almost entirely undisturbed. There you can see how energy in all its forms flows through the forest ecosystem. It means that…

Continue reading

At the footsteps of Viking king on thrilling Vaarniemi nature trail

Vaarniemi nature trail in Kaarina

Vaarniemi nature trail at the border of Turku and Kaarina in Finland is a beautiful hiking destination all year round. The area belongs to Natura 2000 nature protection network. Rocky hill, pine forest, and stunning…

Continue reading

Klassarinkierros is a quiet circular trail at Nuuksio national park

Klassarinkierros Nuuksio national park Vihti

Nuuksio National Park is still the most visited national park in Finland. It stretches across the municipalities of Espoo, Kirkkonummi, and Vihti. Klassarinkierros circle trail is located in the northwestern corner of the park at…

Continue reading

Vanhankaupunginkoski rapids mark the site of ancient Helsinki

Vanhankaupunginkoski rapids Helsinki

The birthplace of Helsinki city is at Vanhankaupunginkoski (meaning "Old Town rapids" in Finnish). Nowadays it's a great place to enjoy unique urban rapids, excellent fly fishing, and promenade in this one-of-a-kind nature destination. It's…

Continue reading

One nature experience richer after barbecue lunch at Onkimaanjärvi

Onkimaanjärvi lean-to shelter

Peaceful Onkimaanjärvi lake is located near highway 2, adjoining Liesjärvi National Park in the area of three municipalities; Tammela, Loppi, and Karkkila. Border of Tavastia and Uusimaa regions cuts right through the lake. The northern…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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.…

Continue reading