Finland’s oldest city and its former capital, Turku is located about two hours by train from where I was staying in Helsinki, the superior Hotel Kämp. The country’s sixth-largest city has plenty to see for a full day trip, from its 700-year-old cathedral to a fantastic museum built over a 14th-century archaeological site, but Turku’s most famous landmark is the one I wanted to visit most — the largest castle in Finland. Read more >
September 20, 2017 at 1:02 am
I appreciate that You visited outside Helsinki! Finland has few gorgeous castles and this is my absolute favorite one in Savonlinna:
Medieval castle of Olavinlinna.
Happy and safe travels.
September 20, 2017 at 11:01 am
That’s the one place that I wanted to see and just didn’t get to. Next time!
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