The Caroleans are coming to Loviisa – Do the same!

The Caroleans are coming to Loviisa – Do the same!

General Armfelt’s Carolean army and the Russian troops will gather at Bastion Ungern when the event The King comes to Loviisa is arranged on Saturday July 8th. There will be an 18th century camp open for visitors, battles, gunpowder smoke and sputter at the old fortress bastion during the event. At Laivasilta a signal shot is fired with an 18th century cannon at 1 p.m.

On Svartholma Sea Fortress you can experience even more of the old time atmosphere! The waterbus to Svartholma Sea Fortress leaves from Laivasilta six times a day on Wednesdays through Sundays. The exhibition on the island is open at 11 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.  Guided tours are held in Finnish at 1.30 p.m. and Swedish at 3 p.m., in English upon request during the aforementioned tours. The services on the island are available on Wednesdays through Sundays during the summer.

Why not visit Loviisa by boat? Cruises on board M/s J.L Runeberg from Helsinki to Loviisa along the scenic southern coast are arranged on Thursdays in July. Departure from Helsinki Market Square at 10 a.m. and from Loviisa Laivasilta at 5.30 p.m.

For more information:
Lovisa Tourist Office
tel +358 40 555 3387
info@loviisa.fi
visitloviisa.fi
facebook.com/VisitLoviisa

The King comes to Loviisa
Svartholma Sea Fortress
Cruises on board M/s J.L Runeberg

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