In 1849, August Alexander Levon established the ﬁrst steam mill in Finland called Alkula. His passion for gardening can still be seen here. Partly suitable for disabled persons. Starts at the white gate, Gripinpolku 1.
On the tour you will hear about heroic pilots, periods of oppression, smugglers, Russian military expeditions, jaegers, interesting villagers, and of course about land raising and much more. At the end of the walk, a visit to the leaning Raippaluoto Church.
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...