Local Art and Handicrafts

Visit in the numerous artist residences, galleries and specialty handicrafts that are unique to the Lake Pyhäjärvi area.

Alvar Aalto’s Terrace House

The terrace house was built in 1938 and is a pure example of modernist style. Architecture, interior furnishings and design combine in this special building, which is open all year round.

The Artek furniture in the showroom is available for purchase, so the exhibition will change from time to time

Alvar Aallontie 4 as3, Kauttua
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Ateljee Merja Ahtola

In Hinnerjoki there is a 200-year-old historic house that functions as a textile artist’s studio and gallery, exhibiting constantly changing artwork for sale. In this fabulous space, wool is felted, dyed and woven, plus workshops and courses are organised. The studio and gallery are open by arrangement and occasionally by chance – mostly in the summer. Call +35850 537 3305 if you would like to visit.

Hinnerjoen Kirkkotie 12, 27600 Hinnerjoki
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Gallery Aistinjyvä

On Tallinmäki’s steep slopes in Kauttua’s Ruukinpuisto there is a building built as a granary in 1918, which has opened its door as a gallery bar. Please come and visit its changing exhibitions, buy unique items as gifts and mementos and let your senses open to the former historic industrial area. In the shop, you will find carefully selected, personal and handcrafted products. It opened in June 2017 and will be open during the summer.

Varkaudenmäentie 2, 27500 Kauttua
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Hamm’s Art House and Boutique

Hamm’s Art House is where you will find Finland’s first rural cosmetics and perfumes ’s shop. Pop in to buy or order a scent analysis under the direction of artist Pirjo Hamm-Hakamäki. In the shop you will find Pirjo Hamm-Hakamäki’s small paintings, cards, unique jewellery and, of course, the cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries for which the shop is widely known, especially its large selection of crafted fine sweet-smelling, old-time soaps. Boutique’s walls have absorbed the fragrances of delightful perfumes for decades!

Sorkkistentie 33, 27510 Eura
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Interior design and handicrafts Midinetti

Midinetti hand manufactures goods and gifts as well as decorative furnishings. There are also accessories and clothes in the collection, plus a sewing service.

It is also worth dropping in for coffee as there is a charming cafe in the boutique, where you can enjoy a variety of sweet and savoury snacks. Outside the actual opening hours, you can also book the café for big and small groups and ask for the café to cater to your visual and taste bud requirements.

The store is located in Eura, in the centre of the village of Panelia.

Paneliantie 31 A, Panelia
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Jokisauna

Alvar Aalto’s old sauna and washroom is not only classic modern design it also offers both Finnish and foreign design items. The outlet is located in the downstairs of Jokisauna and, for example, Tivoliaudio, Verso Design, Showroom Finland and Design House Stockholm brands are available there while in the Mangle Gallery there are changing exhibitions.

Sepäntie 1, 27500 Kauttua
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Kaino

The Finnish knitwear company KAINO, established in 2010, manufactures ecological, ethical, high quality knitwear for women. Kaino’s trade and production facilities are located in the village of Kepola in Köyliö, where all its products are designed and manufactured by hand from merino wool and organic cotton yarn. At the store you can find bargains and learn about our production range of rare quality: Scandinavian and deliciously coloured products!

Köyliöntie 2, 27710 Köyliö
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Kikros Design

Kikros Design, i.e. goldsmith Kirsi Sarasvirta crafts her own small series and unique jewellery, which is principally made from silver and yellow and white gold. Her smithy also produces handcrafted work in many other materials. In addition to precious metals, iron and copper wire, glass beads and various recycled products are used as interesting materials to make distinctive new products.

In addition to the sale of precious jewellery, the smithy organises handicraft workshops for small groups, for example, for bachelor parties, societies and workgroups. The smithy’s jewellery store is located in the beautiful village of Panelia in Eura.

Shop: Paneliantie 25, 27430 Panelia
Workshops: Mäkiläntie 7, 27430 Panelia
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The Laughing Dragon – Prehistory Quidance Centre

Get to know with Eura’s glorious Iron Age! The exhibitions describe the lives of the area’s ancient inhabitants and you can try out different ancient handicraft techniques yourself. The exhibition features both original and reconstructed items, such as the traditional costumes worn in Eura. At the shop, you can buy products that were inspired by ancient artefacts discovered in the region.

Sorkkistentie 18, 27510 Eura
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Makeistamo – the Sweet Factory

The centuries old vintage handicraft traditions found around Kauttua Ruukinpuisto also include sweet making. The best raw materials are used by Satakunta’s sweetest man, Makeistamo’s Timo and you can buy your sweets directly from the shop or order them made according to your taste and have them delivered to your doorstep. The sweet range also contains the local hot sweet: Ruukinpippuri.

Tehtaantie 35, 27500 Kauttua
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