Fiskars is a quaint and historical ironworks village that has become a lively community of artists, designers and craftsmen. In recent years the village has also become home to several microbreweries and fine restaurants. Founded in the 17th century, the Fiskars ironworks is a popular destination for daytrips where visitors can enjoy exhibitions, boutiques and cafés. Fiskars stands out from more touristy attractions by its high-quality and ambitious products and design.
Distance from Helsinki
87 kilometres, under 1.5 hours.
How to get there
You can take train or bus from Helsinki to Karjaa, which takes around an hour, and then take taxi or a local bus to travel the 15 kilometres to Fiskars. Driving from Helsinki to Fiskars takes around 1 hour 15 minutes. There is also a direct bus connection on Saturdays in summer and before Christmas.
Read more about Fiskars on the Fiskars Village website.