What to Do in Rauma + 10 Local Tips for Old Rauma

Finland, Rauma Guide (B): What to Do in Rauma + 10 Local Tips for Old Rauma

Finland is pretty hot right now, as you might know. Unfortunately, most foreign tourists travelling to Finland only visit Helsinki or Lapland (or perhaps both), and that’s it. Every summer all blogs, travel media and news websites create fancy lists of “10 Best Places to Visit in Finland” but only exceptionally rarely they include my hometown Rauma in their listings. And I’m seriously pissed off because of that; Rauma SHOULD be on those lists.

Rauma isn’t the biggest town in Finland, not by size or population, and that’s one of the reasons why I prefer Rauma over other Finnish destinations. Rauma is a picturesque small town where you don’t even need a car, but if you have one, you can park it anywhere for free. How many cities do you know with zero paid parking spots?

But is there anything to see here? What to do in Rauma – except for walking through Old Rauma, the UNESCO-listed old town?

When tourists arrive at Rauma, they usually come for Old Rauma, the largest coherent wooden old town in the Nordics. And it’s not a bad reason at all. But guess what!? Rauma has much more to offer than the old town; it would be a huge sin to travel all the way to Rauma and only visit the old town. Shame on you for even considering such move. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to Do in Rauma + 10 Local Tips for Old Rauma
Guide Location: Finland » Rauma
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Sammallahdenmaki   Kivikyla   Kylmapihlaja   Kuuskajaskari   Reksaari   Otanlahti Beach   Syvaraumanlahti Bay   Merijakamo   Kiikartorn Tower   Old Town Hall   Rauma Art Museum   Home Museum Kirsti   Rauma Maritime Museum   Wanhan Rauman Kellari   Rauma Water Tower   Kitukrann   Market Square   Ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity   Church of the Holy Cross   Marela   Tifosi  
Author: Saana Jaakkola
Read it on author's website: https://www.livenowdreamlater.net/en/2018/06/26/what-to-do-in-rauma-finland/