Eura in southern Satakunta is a municipality of over 12,000 inhabitants and is one of the most prominent municipalities in prehistory Finland. It is exceptionally abundant in archaeological sites, especially from the iron age, and discoveries have made the municipality known around the world.
Eura’s industrial history is also exceptional: Rautaruukki (an iron forge) was founded in 1689. Antti Ahlström bought an iron foundry in 1873 and started a sawmill, since then iron processing has changed to paper and packaging manufacturing. Nowadays at Kauttua’s Ruukinpuisto, you can explore Kauttua’s industrial heritage and cultural environment, including Alvar Aalto designed apartments and buildings.
visiteura.fi also guides you to this site.
Säkylä is a municipality of about 7,000 inhabitants bordering Satakunta and Southwest Finland. For tourists Säkylä has Lake Pyhäjärvi, which is the lake of both the Satakunta and Southwest Finland regions. The shores of Lake Pyhäjärvi wash Säkylä, Eura and Pöytyä’s Yläne. Säkylä is known for the Pori Brigade and its food industry.
But most of all, Säkylä has the famous events from the village Köyliö, where the peasant Lalli killed Bishop Henrik on the lake of Köyliönjärvi – a legend central to the spread of Christianity throughout Finland.
visitsakyla.fi also guides you to this site.
Yläne in Pöytyä
The Yläne district in the municipality of Pöytyä is located in the southern part of Pyhäjärvi in the region of Southwest Finland. It extends from the shores of Pyhäjärvi to Kurjenrahka National Park. Yläne is famous for its traditional dance stages and excellent hiking trails.