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Sights and attractions in the Vaasa Region

Float on the surface or take a deep dive - experience the Vaasa Region your way

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Saltkaret observation tower and an old boathouse at Bodback during autumn colours.

The Kvarken World Heritage Archipelago

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.

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Stories from the Vaasa region

In the Vaasa region you do not have to choose, because wonderful nature experiences can easily be combined with urban city life during one and the same journey. In the Vaasa region everything is near, so going from one mood and experience to another is quick and convenient.

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Meteoria Söderfjärden

A unique visitor centre in the middle of the most beautiful meteorite crater in Finland. Exhibitions telling a long story of at least 520 million years of Söderfjärden - from an impact crater to the agricultural area of today.

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Aerial photo of Vaasa

Make a virtual journey in Vaasa

Join us on this virtual journey to discover Vaasa is the Nordic capital of energy, a unique destination on the west coast of Finland.

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The buildings in Vaasa radiate the dignity of having been the capital of Finland

Old Vaasa, is an excellent starting point if you want to get to know Vaasa from an architectural perspective.

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