Finland - West Coast (PDF Chapter)

Finland - West Coast (PDF Chapter)

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This is the West Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.

Stretching for 500km, Finland’s west coast harbours a cache of historic wooden towns such as Jakobstad, Kokkola and Unesco-protected Rauma, founded at the height of the Swedish em-pire. But the coastline itself is the biggest attraction.

  • cycle around the idyllic landscape and seascape of Velhoveden kierros near Uusikaupun-ki
  • maps
  • wander the narrow streets and admiring the colourful wooden houses in the Unesco-protected Old Town of Rauma
  • transport
  • check off your bird list while following the boardwalks through the Bothnian Sea National Park on the Yyteri nature trails
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Uusikaupunki, Rauma, Pori & Around, Kristinestad, Närpes, Seinäjoki, Vaasa & Around, Jakobstad & Around, Kokkola, Kalajoki.

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