Gravestone stories

Traditional and popular guided walking tours Vaasa new and old graveyard. Guide tell about interesting persons of industry, business and art. July 1st and 3rd Tuesday old graveyard, 2nd and 4th Tuesday new graveyard. Meeting at gate at 6 p.m. No advance booking.

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There is a lot of Outsider Art on show along the fitness-path in Asevelikylä. The path is named after artist Edvin Hevonkoski, Vaasa born and bred. He was inspired by Finnish politics and literature. Besides art, you’ll find a trench, a military shelter and a...
Vaasa’s first suburban district has a special place in the city`s history. The history begins in the 1780s when the port was moved here from Old Vaasa. Authors, shipbuilders, artists and factory workers have shaped the history of the island. The university campus is said...
Join our guide on a walk through the municipal center of Korsholm. We leave from Elly Sigfrid’s square and walk through new Smedsby. We travel back in time to the old Smedsby center, returning to the Cultural Hall.
Vaasa’s current city plan and many of the buildings were designed by architect Carl Axel Setterberg in the 19th century. On the tour, you will hear how e.g. consul’s wife, Tulla Moe, composer Toivo Kuula, architect Viljo Revell and marshal Mannerheim are linked with the...