A friend and I decided to visit Porvoo this year for some Christmas cheer. It was a great decision, as the town was busy with all things Christmassy.
Today in Finland we celebrate Runeberg’s Day. J.L. Runeberg (1804-1877) is Finland’s national poet and the writer of our national anthem. A while back, I visited his home – now a museum – in the quaint town of Porvoo.
I missed last week’s Share Your World but now I’m back on track with answers to Cee’s questions. Read on to find out why my life’s like a movie…
Edefelt’s studio near Porvoo is worth visiting! … More A studio in the woods
The perfect morning … More Morning
Statues from Porvoo and a mystery related to them … More Saturday Statues
The Porvoo river with M/S Fredrika … More Cruising the Porvoo River
Porvoo, a quaint town in Finland has doors to please everyone. Here’s just a handful.
Christmas brunch in Porvoo … More Bistro Sinne Porvoo – brunch
Finland became independent from Russia on the 6th of December 1917. Porvoo is the second oldest town in Finland. You will find that it is very busy during the summer months, full of locals enjoying the sun and tourists in for day trips.