The gravestones have a story to tell

The traditional and popular guided walking tours in Vaasa graveyards continue also this summer.  Meeting at the gate close to the parking area. No advance booking.

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King Charles IX established Vaasa in 1606. In 1852 a big fire destroyed the town. Some of the houses: Wasastjerna house and the old Court of Appeal luckily survived. We also visit the ancient place of a castle and ruins of the medieval St Maria...
Kappelinmäki graveyard dates back from 1782 and is one of Finland`s oldest cemeteries still in active use. Much of Vaasa`s ancient history lies buried in its soil.
Vaasa-born Mathilda was a noble lady who became known as prisoner`s true friend. The walk passes her childhood and youth surroundings and starts at the Vaasa Court of Appeal, Rantakatu.
The traditional and popular guided walking tours in Vaasa graveyards continue also this summer.  Meeting at the gate close to the parking area. No advance booking.