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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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Registration for education centers begins 15.8.

Registration for Vaasa-opisto and Vasa Arbis courses begins on Thursday 15.8. at 18:00.

Vasa Arbiksen opiskelijoita

Swimming not recommended for the time being at Mansikkasaari, Hietasaari and Top Camping beaches

City of Vaasa's department of environmental services took water samples from Mansikkasaari, Hietasaari and Top Camping beaches on 5.8. Water samples showed low...


Loads to see in museums during Night of the Arts

During Night of the Arts 8.8.2019, Ostrobothnian Museum, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Tikanoja Art Museum and Vaasa City Art Gallery are open 15-22 o'clock,...


Swimming prohibited on Mansikkasaari beach

Swimming on Mansikkasaari beach at Palosaari is forbidden. Water samples taken from the beach reveal traces of enterococci bacteria.