Experience the summer in Loviisa – the best small town in Finland!

Experience the summer in Loviisa – the best small town in Finland!

The small town Loviisa offers many great experiences in summertime! The Strömfors Iron Works welcomes you to visit in a centuries old environment. Watch forging demonstrations on Saturdays in July at 12 noon-2 p.m. in the iron works forge museum, the upper forge. The blacksmiths will show you the secrets of making iron. You can also enjoy the beautiful landscape on a cruise on the River Kymijoki. On Saturday July 22nd 2017 you can enjoy roots music at Strömfors Iron Works from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. as the music event Roots'n Boots is organized at the area.

The sea fortress of Svartholma offers an unforgettable adventure for the whole family! You can get to the island by ferry, which operates six times a day from Wednesday to Sunday during the summer. On Svartholma you can visit the exhibition of the fortress that is free of charge. Or why not familiarize with the interesting history of the island on a guided tour? There is also a summer restaurant and the harbour has free berths for the guests arriving with their own boat.

On Thursdays in July it is possible to cruise from Helsinki to Loviisa Laivasilta with the ship m/s J.L. Runeberg. It leaves from the Market Square in Helsinki at 10 a.m. You can also hop on the ship on its way to Loviisa, in Pellinki and Kabböle. Laivasilta is the centre of summer life in Loviisa. There are the Maritime Museum, galleries and restaurants in old salt warehouses. The boat festival Small Ships' Race will also take place in the area of Laivasilta July 21st -22nd.

Welcome to the best small town in Finland!

For more information: 
Loviisa Tourist Office
tel. +358 40 555 3387


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