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travel42 Port Guide: Vaasa

Vaasa travel42 Port of Call Guide

A pleasant town on the Gulf of Finland with wooden buildings and interesting markets, Vaasa (225 mi/365 km northwest of Helsinki) is the terminus of the northernmost year-round car ferry (the ferries ply a route to Sweden). It is the venue for the international Vaasa Choir Festival in May. In town there's also the Ostrobothnian Museum, offering a history of the region, as well as the Wasalandia amusement park and zoo.

About 10 mi/17 km from Vaasa is the Stundars Handicraft Village in Solf (al...

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