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Western Finland

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Western Finland (Länsi-Suomi) is a region of Finland. In 2010, it was administratively split into Western and Inner Finland (Länsi- ja Sisä-Suomi), for Tampere, Jyväskylä, Central Finland, and the coast near Vaasa, and Southwestern Finland (Lounais-Suomi), for the area near Turku.

Regions

Western Finland is divided into seven regions.

Cities

Other destinations

  • Isojoki, Lauhanvuori National Park
  • Jalasjärvi, Pirunpesä, deepest earth erotion in Europe
  • Kangasala, home to famously beautiful lakes and ridges
  • Lappajärvi, unique crater lake.
  • Närpes (Närpiö), tomato capital of Finland with their own special Swedish dialect
  • Nokia, the former home of a certain rubber boot company that went high-tech
  • Rauma (Raumo), beautifully preserved old town which is on the UNESCO world heritage list
  • Rautalampi
  • Salamajärvi National Park

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Western Finland has Finland's best connectivity after Helsinki.

By plane

In addition to a smattering of regional flights, Tampere is the Finnish hub for low-cost airline Ryanair, while Turku also flights some cheap flights on competitor Wizzair.

By train

Trains between the three major cities of Turku, Tampere and Helsinki are very frequent.

By boat

There is a frequent ferry service from Stockholm, Sweden to Turku.

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