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FI1017552

Hämeenlinna, Finland

Silver

Member since

2010

Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
December 13, 2019 - January 01, 2020 2 weeks

Christmas time, Spain or other sunny place.

Nice little apartment near lake

Quite new apartment situated just 6 kilometers from the center of Hämeenlinna.
There are two bedrooms, terrace and of course the sauna.
It is only few hundred meters to the lake called Katumajärvi. There is the beach where you can swim.

There are two airports about one hour drive from my home (Helsinki-Vantaa and Tampere-Pirkkala)

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Our Family

  • 1 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 5 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • nurse

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4
  • Living Area: 66 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano

Outdoor

  • Terrace or deck
  • BBQ
  • Sauna private
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • Paris, France

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Helsinki and Tampere -

http://www.hameenlinna.fi/Kaupunki-info/english/

Hämeenlinna is a very pretty town and situated by the lake Vanajavesi.
Hämeenlinna is known for its old castle called Häme Castle and for its natural park Aulanko Nature Reserve (http://www.nationalparks.fi/aulanko), which is very diverse for recreation purposes.
A very famous composer Jean Sibelius was born in Hämeenlinna. One of his most known composition is the Finlandia.

Hämeenlinna is also known as a "tee-valley". There are five golf courses in the area.

1952 Summer Olympic Games were held partly in Hämeenlinna Ahvenisto(https://ahvenisto.fi/en/) area.
There is a nice beach and a very clear lake for swimming and stand up paddling. There is also an outside public swimming pool.

Hämeenlinna is situated only one hour drive from Finland's capital Helsinki and less than an hour from Tampere. There are also good train connections between these cities.

Shopping: A shopping mall "Goodman" (https://kauppakeskusgoodman.fi/en/) is situated in the center of Hämeenlinna and a bigger shopping mall "Ideapark" (https://lempaala.ideapark.fi/?setlanguage=en_US) is in Lempäälä, about 40 minutes drive by motorway.

Occupation

  • nurse

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

Travelling usually by myself.
Sometimes my daughters or friends are traveling with me.

References

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