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Activities and nature

The city centre is just minutes away from the seaside, with stunning views that can be enjoyed on foot, by bike, or by boat or stand-up paddle board! Just a little further away, the gorgeous UNESCO World Natural Heritage scenery of the Kvarken archipelago and the fertile flatlands of the Ostrobothnian countryside await

A long bridge from a bird's view, surrounded by frozen sea and islands in the horisont.

The Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

The unique Kvarken Archipelago is Finland's only Natural World Heritage Site on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Together with Sweden's High Coast, the Kvarken Archipelago is the best place in the world to experience and understand the land uplift phenomenon caused by the last Ice Age.

Experience the Kvarken Archipelago

Söderfjärden meteorite crater

Meteoria Söderfjärden - a unique visiting centre in the middle of the most beautiful meteorite crater in Finland

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