Porkkala Parenthesis


According to the terms of peace after the World War II in Europe, Finland was forced to rent an area to Soviet Union. This area was close to the capital of Finland, Helsinki, only 20 km away. This time during1944-1956 is called Porkkala Parenthesis. During this guided tour you will hear why, when and how this all happend. We will also visit an old Soviet time cemetary and war-time bunker. 

The tour includes guiding and transportation. For extra fee it is possible to visit private Degerby Igor -museu. Also for extra fee lunch and coffee.

Duration 1,5 hours. Group size 1-3 persons. For bigger groups ask offer by e-mail. Please ask also pick-up service from your hotel or airport by e-mail.

Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing according to the wheather conditions.

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Basic information

further information: We are meeting 10 minutes before the start time of the tour. Meeting point is in front of R-Kioski in Kirkkonummi, Asemankaari 15, 02400 Kirkkonummi.
Suitability: Suitable for everyone, who is interested in the silent memories of the World War II.
Difficulty: Easy
Qualifications: Virve Haahti the Guide is an official tourist guide in the area of Helsinki West and also approved by the Finnish Association for Guides. As well she is qualified to guide along the historical tourist road, King's road, through southern Finland.
Insurances: Customers should have own valid insurances
Address: Asemankaari 15, 02400, Kirkkonummi
Languages: Finnish English
Links: http://www.virvehaahti.com

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Virve Haahti the Guide
Kivinimenkatu 10 C 6
08100 Lohja
0400 777710 virve.haahti@live.com
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