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Linds Kök

Dine amid mandarin and lime trees, strawberries, herbs and tomatoes growing inside this lush greenhouse, 10km southeast of Närpes. Fresh-as-it-gets Finnish specialities include creamy tomato soup, fried Arctic char …
Cultural in Närpes

Siirrettävien Saunojen

An only-in-Finland experience, the two-day Siirrettävien Saunojen, held at lakeside Parra, 34km west of Närpes, sees entrants vie for the most unusual homemade mobile sauna. The only rules are that it must fit at le…
Theatre in Närpes

Närpes Teater

Going strong for 50-plus years, this unique summer theater is special for two reasons. First, performances take place on a revolving stage, which certainly adds an element of unexpectedness. Second – an effect that'…
Church in Närpes

Närpes Church

Medieval Närpes Church, 1km south of Närpes' town centre, is surrounded by over 150 kyrkstallar (church stables), built in the 15th century for parishioners who rode in from rural farms to worship. Its altar dates f…
Museum in Närpes

Öjskogparken

Öjskogparken is a collection of historic buildings, the marooned locomotive Kasköbässin, and an incredible outdoor revolving theatre that hosts summer performances in the local dialect.