Finland - West Coast (Chapter)
This is the West Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.
The West Coast offers 500km of charming seashore, along with historic towns and fantastic summer festivals. Seaside Vaasa, known for its arty atmosphere and an island-full of kids’ theme parks, and expansive sandy beaches at Kalajoki with cosy holiday cottages.
• wander the picturesque wooden Old Towns of Rauma, Jakobstad, Kokkola and Kristinestad
• pay your respects to genius inventor Per Bonk at Uusikaupunki’s Bonk Dynamo Centre
• explore the scattered Kvarken Archipelago by bike or canoe
• restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Uusikaupunki, Rauma, Around Rauma, Puurijärvi-Isosuo National, Park, Pori, Around Pori, Kristinestad, Kaskinen, Närpes, Seinäjoki, Vaasa, Jakobstad, Around Jakobstad and Kokkola.
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