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Lunch at Kiala Manor

Kiala Manor (Kiala gård) was first mentioned in the 14th century. It was owned by Stålarm family from the 1300s to 1600s. The current wooden main building dates from 1796. Carl Axel Lewin established a distillery, which is where we … Continue reading

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Old Town Porvoo

Porvoo is Finland’s second oldest town, 30 miles (50 kilometers) east of Helsinki. In 1346 Maunu Eerikinpoika (Magnus Eriksson) then the King of Sweden, visited Porvoo and granted the town rights there and then. We stopped in Porvoo right before … Continue reading

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