After and before the forum

After forum guided tour to history of Vesilahti

One of the visiting points in the tour is the oldest building in Vesilahti. This chapel was used by the Kurki-family.
One of the visiting points in the tour is the oldest building in Vesilahti. This chapel was used by the Kurki-family.

Right after the end of the  forum, we have a great opportunity to enjoy a guided tour to the history of Vesilahti. The tour will be given by Matti Hovi who works as a guide in Vesilahti and is specialized in local history. During the excursion we will see a natural monument from the stone age and hear moving stories from the time of the vikings when christianity came to Vesilahti and later how Vesilahti survived during tragic years of war to be able to celebrate today Finland's 100 years anniversary as an independent part of it.

The tour will last approximately 2 hours. If you wish to join, please sign in at the registration form.

other Points of interest

Vesilahti is an active rural municipality (founded in 1869), just half an hour’s drive from Tampere, the third biggest city in Finland.  Vesilahti has a colorful history and natural beauty.  If you wish to read more about the local history, take a look at the Vesilahti key.

 

If you have time to visit Tampere, you can find more infromation from visit Tampere site.

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