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Vaasa: Sea. Energy. Passion.

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Kvarken Archipelago - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Finland’s only natural heritage. It is the best place in the world to experience the land uplift phenomenon caused by the last Ice Age.

Experience the Kvarken

Feel the buzz of the city and the warmth of the idyllic villages

In the city that is bigger than its size would suggest, jumping from one type of atmosphere and event to the next is easy.

Check out our eventcalender and join the buzz

This will soon get you on your bike!

This summer, Vaasa’s first one-way cycle lanes will be built along Kirkkopuistikko - Church Avenue.

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Swimming prohibited at Mansikkasaari beach

Swimming at Mansikkasaari beach at Palosaari is forbidden. The water samples taken from the beach had traces of enterococci-bacteria.


Museums have weekly program for children during July

Vaasa city museums arrange weekly program for families during july. The programs are in Finnish and Swedish, Tuesday to Friday. The program begins with a short...

Lasten työpaja museolla

Changes in child welfare clinics, from 5th of august.

Vaasa’s maternity- and family planning clinic (perhesuunnittelu) will move to a new location starting 5th of august. In addition, the child welfare clinic in...

Äiti ja lapset lastenneuvolassa.

Young Vaasa athletes start their summer training with a motivational scholarship

In March, the City of Vaasa granted scholarships to 22 talented athletes, which will be used to support training and competitions during the summer. The first...

Lapsi sitoo kengännauhoja