08.08.2010

The program of the World Heritage Days

Sunday 8.8

Adventure in Moikipää

  • Exciting stories by the lighthouse keeper, treasure hunting for the whole family, music with accordion and a chance to buy sandwiches and waffles.

  • From 11 am forward, Bookings: Peter Björkqvist, 050-527 8853

  • Organiser: Korsnäs’ community

Thursday 12.8

A conference for all the World Heritage Sites in Finland

  • Presentations over the World Heritage and the World Heritage Sites in Finland (presentations in Finnish, Swedish or English)

  • From 9.30 am to 5 pm, at Academill, Vaasa

  • The conference is open for public and has a free entry!

  • Organiser: Metsähallitus

 

Photo: Sara Nyman

Happenings in Terranova – Kvarkens Nature Centre

  • From 6 pm to 9 pm, Address: Museokatu 3, Vaasa

  • ”Trolls nature trail” and crafts

  • for children

  • Films from the Nature Film Festival ‘Wildlife Vaasa’

  • Free entry!

  • Organiser: Terranova/Metsähallitus

World Heritage cruises to Valassaaret

  • Guided cruise and trek to Valassaaret

  • Departure: Björköby, Svedjehamns harbor at 11 o’clock, length 4,5 hours, price: 48 €/person, children 25 €/person. (The price includes: the cruise, guided tour, a cup of coffee and a sandwich).

  • Bookings: Merenkurkun retket, 050-355 3924

Stroll in the Björköby village

  • At 12 o’clock, guided tour in local history museum Mårtes and a stroll in Björköby, legth 2,5 hours

  • Price: 10 €/person

  • Organiser: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

De Geer -tour

  • Guided trek and a boat trip in De Geer archipelago, length approximately 2,5-3 hours

  • Departure: Svedjehamn at 5 o’clock in the afternoon

  • Price: 20€/person, children 10€

  • Bookings: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

Friday 13.8

Visit in Bergskäret

  • From 4 pm to 8 pm, during the whole day boats cruise to the small island which lies next to Raippaluoto Bridge

  • Departure from Havets Hus – information center

  • Organiser: Fastighets Ab Havets Hus

 

Photo: Stundars

Alfreds herbarium in Stundars

  • Experience a lesson from the year 1942 in Stundars’ village school. Ideas and tips on how

  • to make a herbarium of your own.

  • At 3 o’clock in the afternoon. The program is suitable for the whole family!

  • Price: 5/2 €

Stroll in the Björköby village

  • At 12 o’clock, guided tour in local history museum Mårtes and a stroll in Björköby, length 2,5 hours

  • Price: 10 €/person

  • Organiser: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

De Geer -tour

  • Guided trek and a boat trip in De Geer archipelago, length approximately 2,5-3 hours

  • Departure: Svedjehamn at 5 pm.

  • Price: 20€/person, children 10€

  • Bookings: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

Quiz at Havets Hus - Information Center

  • Participate in Havets Hus own quiz and you can win a lunch for four persons at restaurant Berny's

  • Free World Heritage chocolate and juice.

  • Havets Hus is open from 10 am to 8 pm.

  • Band Smedarna plays nearby Havets Hus from 4 pm to 6 pm.

Saturday 14.8

Hiking at Björkö-Panike-trek

  • Trek to the World Heritage area, about 12 kilometers

  • From 9 pm to 5 pm, bus takes the hikers to the area. The bus leaves from Mustasaari library, return in the afternoon

  • Price: 15€ (the price includes both bus and boat transportations and a guide). Take your own bag lunch with you!

  • Bookings: www.korsholm.fi (register not later than 10.8)

  • Organiser: Mustasaari

World Heritage cruises to Valassaaret

  • Guided cruise and trek to Valassaaret

  • Departure: Björköby, Svedjehamns harbor at 11 o’clock, length 4,5 hours, price: 48 €/person, children 25 €/person. (The price includes: the cruise, guided tour, a cup of coffee and a sandwich).

  • Bookings: Merenkurkun retket, 050-355 3924

Alfreds herbarium in Stundars

  • Experience a lesson from the year 1942 in Stundars’ village school. Ideas and tips on how you can make a herbarium of your own.

  • At 12 pm. The program is suitable for the whole family!

  • Price: 5/2 €

Stroll in the Björköby village

  • At 12 o’clock, guided tour in local history museum Mårtes and a stroll in Björköby, legth 2,5 hours

  • Price: 10 €/person

  • Organiser: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

  Bild:Hans Hästbacka

De Geer -tour

  • Guided trek and a boat trip in De Geer archipelago, length approximately 2,5-3 hours

  • Departure: Svedjehamn, at 5pm.

  • Price: 20€/person, children 10€

  • Bookings: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

Sailings with Postboat

  • Experience our World Heritage by sailing!

  • From 1pm to 3 pm, 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm and from 6pm to 8pm, departure from the Raippaluoto Bridge

  • Price: 15€, children 10€

  • Bookings: Skutan ry., 044-380 8083

Sunday 15.8

Musical evening and a trip to Mikkelinsaaret

  • A cruise to Mikkelinsaaret. You can also walk a nature trail and buy lunch from the nature station. Singing with Stefan Skata at 12.30pm.

  • Departure: Kaukaluoto (Köklöt) harbor at 9 o’clock, return at 6pm

  • Bookings: Vöyri-Maksamaa community, telephone 06 382 0200 (bookings before 10.8)

  • Organiser: Vöyri-Maksamaa

Roach and herring Day

  • Granösunds fiskeläge, Södra Vallgrund

  • From 12pm to 3 pm, demonstrations on how to cook roach: broiling, salting. There’s also demonstrations how to make fishballs from roach.

  • You can also buy coffee and home made baked roll.

  • Free entry!

Bild: Stundars

Marketplace in Sommarösund

  • From 12pm to 4 pm, products from the World Heritage area.

  • Organiser: Replot-Björkö turism

Alfreds herbarium in Stundars

  • Experience a lesson from the year 1942 in Stundars’ village school. Ideas and tips on how you can make a herbarium of your own.

  • At 12 pm. The program is suitable for the whole family!

  • Price: 5/2 €

Stroll in the Björköby village

  • At 12 o’clock, guidance in local history museum Mårtes and a stroll in Björköby, legth 2,5 hours

  • Price: 10 €/person

  • Organiser: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

De Geer -tour

  • Guided trek and a boat trip in De Geer archipelago, length approximately 2,5-3 hours

  • Departure: Svedjehamn, at 5 pm.

  • Price: 20€/person, children 10€

  • Bookings: Vippipooki, 041-4367643

Sailings with Postboat

  • Experience our World Heritage by sailing!

  • From 1pm to 3pm, 3.30pm to 5.30pm and from 6pm to 8pm, departure from the Raippaluoto Bridge

  • Price: 15€, children 10€

  • Bookings: Skutan ry., 044-380 8083

Other program during the World Heritage Days:

• Photo exhibition by Tuija Warén: “Birds’ springfeelings in Kvarken”. At Vaasa city library 10.8.–10.9.

• There’s a possibility to take a part in different fishing trips. More information and bookings: Hannelen mökit, 040-734 9286

Please note! All cruises have a weather reservation. The program will be updated during the summer 2010.

More information: Metsähallitus Customer Service, phone: +358 205 645 281 or terranova(a)metsa.fi

 

 

 

 

 

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