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Varlax Destination Guide

Touring Varlax in Finland

Varlax in the region of Province of Southern Finland is located in Finland - some 25 mi or ( 40 km ) East of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Varlax is now 05:45 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Riga, Pskov, Tartu, Tallinn, and Turku. Being here already, consider visiting Riga . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Varlax ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


FINLAND (Part I) 11th/20th June 2008

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Part of a travel to Finland. The second video will show the Finnish Lapland and Santa Claus village. ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Emäsalo (Swedish Emsalö) is an island and a village in the city of Porvoo in Southern Finland. The population is approximately 400, but during summer many people from all over the world come to spend their holidays at their summer cottages on the island. The majority of the population are Swedish-speaking Finns. The island has a bridge connected to the Finland mainland since 1992. Emäsalo is divided into four villages; Emsalö By, Orrby, Bengstby and Varlax.

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Located at 60.25 25.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Finnish islands in the Baltic, Geography of Uusimaa, Porvoo, Villages in Finland


Vessölandet, also called Vessö is an island situated 10 km to the south of Porvoo in Finland. It has an area of 52 km and is the largest island in the region of Eastern Uusimaa. It has a population of 500, of which 400 are Swedish- speaking.

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Located at 60.29 25.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Finnish islands in the Baltic, Geography of Uusimaa, Porvoo


Kråkö is a small island in Porvoo (Borgå in Swedish) in Finland. There is a primary school for Swedish-speaking children on the island and a voluntary fire station. There used to be a few shops and a cafeteria. However these closed down in the late 1990s. There is a museum of boatbuilding, reflecting the islanders' main industry during the 19th and 20th centuries. The population was, until recent times, almost unilingually Swedish-speaking.

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Located at 60.35 25.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Finnish islands in the Baltic


Porvoonjoki (Porvoo River, Borgå å in Swedish) is a small river in Finland. The Mediaeval town of Porvoo is situated in the river delta.

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Located at 60.38 25.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Baltic Sea NE basins, Rivers of Finland

Porvoo Cathedral

Porvoo cathedral is a cathedral in Porvoo, Finland. It was built in the 15th century, although the oldest parts date from the 13th century. It is used by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland and is the seat of the Diocese of Borgå, Finland's Swedish-speaking diocese. The cathedral is also used for services by the Porvoo Finnish-speaking parish, which is administratively part of the Diocese of Helsinki.

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Located at 60.40 25.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 15th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Uusimaa, Cathedrals in Finland, Gothic architecture in Finland, Lutheran cathedrals, Places of worship destroyed by arson, Porvoo, Visitor attractions in Uusimaa