Drive via the lively coastal town of Pori to Noormarkku. In Pori we recommend you visit the Jusélius Mausoleum, the Satakunta Museum and the town’s own central park of Kirjurinluoto.
The Gothic rival Jusélius Mausoleum is located in the Käppärä Cemetery and it is one of the most popular sights in Pori to visit. The Satakunta Museum exhibits a journey into the life of Satakunta from the distant past to the present day. The Kirjurinluoto Park is located on an island, only a few minutes’ walk from the city centre.
You may also wish to visit Yyteri beach and Reposaari Island. Yyteri beach is part of the internationally acknowledged Natura and nature conservation area where the sky is the limit to creativity. Reposaari Island hold thousands of stories of the sea with its charming old buildings.
The drive from Pori town centre to Yyteri takes 20 minutes (18 km). Reposaari is located 15 minutes’ (14 km) drive from Yyteri beach.
You can reach day’s final destination, Noormarkku Ironworks, from Reposaari along a short, scenic road, which takes you over three bridges and through the picturesque village of Ahlainen.
The Finnish Heritage Agency has designated the Noormarkku Works as a cultural environment of national significance. Alvar and Aino Aalto’s masterpiece, Villa Mairea is located in the Noormarkku Works area and guided tours are available year-round.
Accommodation is available in five different guest houses. All guest houses are a short walk away from the ironworks restaurant and cultural services.