Rautalampi Travel Guide

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Rautalampi Things to Do

  • Pestuumarkkinat - Traditional Market Day

    For about a hundred years, every year during the second week-end in September, there has been a big market in the centre of Rautalampi village. People come here from all the neighbouring municipalities. There is programme, all kinds of stalls selling about everything you can imagine in the country market (except animals), and plenty of people....

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  • Ideal place for camping

    Kids have even more... energy in places like that - and, in general, in whole Finland. Being together, they built up their personalities in a better way by learning many different things.

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  • Swim!

    Swimming in a lake in the middle of Finland, during July, was something that I liked a lot. The temperature was about 15-20 degrees, it was cold only in the beginning...

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Rautalampi Nightlife

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    by AndyRG Updated Dec 18, 2002

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    It's a finnish unknown group, but their songs are great (rock ballads in English), that night is one of my sweetest memories from that trip.

    Luckily, not famous...
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Rautalampi Local Customs

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    by AndyRG Updated Dec 18, 2002

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    There is a nice summer festival in Kerkonkoski, near Rautalampi, where you can see the old way of living (not so distant even nowadays!), listen to traditional finnish music, participate in games or other events etc.

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Rautalampi Warnings and Dangers

  • You'll stay more...

    There are many beautiful girls in this country... (Like everywhere, of course, but I think that in Finland the middle term of the quality and quantity of beauty is higher than most countries...). What an analysis!So, there is a real danger: missing the plane of departure from their nice country...

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  • Don't stay too long...

    ...if you are not get used with a sauna (it seems that there are more saunas than houses!), like me. It can be very hot, be careful, especially if you have Finnish people as a company... You can also see the... hunting crop-massage (I mean the green sleeves!).

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Rautalampi Off The Beaten Path

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    by AndyRG Written Feb 25, 2003

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    It is a usual landscape all over the country, you just need... a little energy to enjoy such natural beauties.

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Rautalampi Sports & Outdoors

  • Row, row, row...

    Lakes and (church) boats, ideal combination for slow paddle with friends. At the photo, I'm not exactly in the lake, but I am ready for it! I still remember this cue: "Row, row, row"...

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  • Am I tall?

    What a talent, eh? I prefer football, but I also like basketball, which is also popular in my country. Anybody to play together?

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