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Pre-conference excursions (2 days)

Archaeological sites and landscapes in South-West Finland. The first day focuses on late Iron Age and Medieval sites and monuments in Finland Proper. After spending the night in Turku, the excursion heads to Satakunta, where one of the attractions is the World Heritage site of Sammallahdenmäki Bronze Age burial cemetery.

UNESCO world heritage site Sammallahdenmäki

UNESCO world heritage site Sammallahdenmäki.

Landscapes of conflict : war history in South-East Finland. Visit the 18th century fortresses and see the remains of defence systems from the 1st and 2nd World Wars in South East Finland.

Pre-conference excursion (½ day)

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage site located on a group of islands off Helsinki, see www.suomenlinna.fi. Guided tour and lunch in Suomenlinna.

Post-conference excursions (1 day)

Porvoo. Visit the old town of Porvoo and two Iron Age hill forts on this one day trip.

Porvoo, photo: Lentokuva Vallas Oy

Porvoo from above.

Häme Castle and Rapola. Visit one of our late medieval castles and the most famous Iron Age hill fort in Finland.

Bronze Age Landscapes of Uusimaa. Visit archaeological sites in Uusimaa province.

European Association of ArchaeologistsUniversity of HelsinkiNational Board of AntiquitiesArchaeological Society of Finland The Finnish Antiquarian SocietyMinistry of Education and Culture