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Rauvanniemi Destination Guide

Delve into Rauvanniemi in Finland

Rauvanniemi in the region of Province of Eastern Finland is a city in Finland - some 195 mi or ( 313 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Rauvanniemi

Current time in Rauvanniemi is now 01:12 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, Vasamalahti, and Simola. While being here, make sure to check out Leningrad . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Rauvanniemi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Sailing on Puruvesi with Maija (Bolger Jinni)

4:49 min by RauliPark
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Sailing with Maija to the Isle of Eve. The boat is a Phil Bolger design made from 6mm pine plywood, now 14 years old. The boat is very stable, sails and planes well up to 15-20 km/h or more depending ..

Salpalinja-2009 part 1.flv

8:51 min by Андрей Бахтин
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Финские каникулы

2:19 min by FinMihail
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Interesting facts about this location

Kerimäki Church

The Kerimäki Church in Kerimäki, Finland, is the largest wooden church in the world.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.91 29.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Wooden churches in Finland

Puruvesi

Puruvesi is a lake in Eastern Finland. The lake is located in Kerimäki, Kesälahti and Punkaharju municipalities. Part of the Saimaa lake system, it borders on the sub-lake system of Pihlajavesi to the south. As is the case of other lakes of Saimaa, it has numerous islands and consists of numerous open lake areas, of which largest are Hummonselkä, Pajuselkä, Sammalselkä, Mustanselkä, and Ruosteselkä.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.83 29.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Lakes of Finland, Saimaa

Retretti

Retretti is a major art museum in Punkaharju, Finland. It is unique in that most of its exhibition space is underground. The man-made caves total 3,700 square metres and reach a depth of 30 metres . There is a souvenir shop and a restaurant in the premises.

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Located at 61.80 29.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Art museums and galleries in Finland, Museums in Southern Savonia, Punkaharju

Paasselkä

Paasselkä (earlier Paasivesi) is an oval-shaped lake formed in an eroded impact crater in Southern Savonia, Finland. The lake, which is a part of Orivesi, which is in turn part of the Greater Saimaa, is devoid of islands which makes it different from other lakes in the region. Paasselkä is also unusually deep, 75 m at the deepest point. The Paasselkä impact occurred about 229 million years ago and affected Paleoproterozoic crystalline rocks and some overlying sandstones of the Baltic Shield.

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Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Impact craters of Finland, Lakes of Finland, Saimaa, Triassic impact craters

Paasselkä devils

Paasselkä devils are light phenomena sometimes appearing at Lake Paasselkä, Finland and swampy and forested areas nearby the lake. Paasselkä is a lake formed in an impact crater. There is a magnetic anomaly in the centre of the lake. The Paasselkä Devil is usually told to be a ball of light visible in the air above Paasselkä or areas nearby. It is said to move at varying speeds on some occasions and to remain stationary at others. Sometimes there are several balls.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Atmospheric ghost lights, Finnish folklore, Finnish legendary creatures, Magnetic anomalies