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FI0676

Pori, Finland

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2009


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1 story house in Pori, Finland

Our home is quite new (build 2007) spacious and bright house with scandinavian style. The house contain three large bedrooms, kitchen & dining room next to living room, 2 toilets and bathroom & sauna.
Master bedroom: 160cm bed, TV. Children bedrooms: 120cm beds, spare beds (2).
You can enjoy sun set in large teracce barbecueing with gas grill or fire place. For children there is also nice playhouse in backyard.
Neighbourhood is peaceful and children friendly. House is near (6km) to Pori centre and you can use our bicycles (4 adults MTB, 2 children bikes) or station wagon car (Peugeot 407, 2007) to explore neighbouring areas.
If there happens to be rainy day you can spend your time with large DVD collection (e.g. ~100 children movies) and home theatre system.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 5 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Engineer / Teacher
  • Engineer / Teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: Single storey home
  • Floor: 0
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • Sauna private
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 6

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Portugal

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Pori is a small (~80 000) city in a west coast of Finland. Especially in summer time Pori is an active culture city with many interesting museums. In july 2012 here is the biggest jazz festival in whole Finland. If you want to sunbathe or surf, you should go to Yyteri beaches, only 15km from home. You can go to picnic, huge playground or swim in Kirjurinluoto-park (~0,5km from city). For outdoor activities you should go to Isomäki where you can hike, bike or swim, ~5km from home. In Reposaari (www.reposaari.net) you can see traditional fisherman village, old houses and church and beautiful landscape. Near Pori in Merikarvia there is Oura archipelago, ascetic and beautiful area. In river Merikarvia you can find one of the best fly fishing places in southern Finland.
Turku is ~140km south from Pori. It is bigger and older city than Pori, located in coast. There are e.g. old castle Turunlinna, boat connections to Sweden, different kind of museums  and airport. If you are interested in rock festivals, there is RuisRock festival july 2010. In neighbour city Naantali you can find Moominworld and Villa Kultaranta, president's summer place.
Tampere is ~115km east from Pori. much bigger than Pori. There are one of the biggest adventure park of Finland Särkänniemi, airport, museums, lake cruises... lot of things to do and see.
Helsinki ~240km south-east from Pori, capital of Finland. Biggest city in Finland with lot of to see. Amusement park Linnanmäki, Korkeasaari zoo, science center Heureka, Suomenlinna castle...
How to get here. Cheap flight companies Blue1 and Ryan air fly to Tampere, Turku and Vaasa (~200km from Pori). Or all biggest flight companies will arrive in Helsinki.

Occupation

  • Engineer / Teacher
  • Engineer / Teacher

Children

  • Girl - Age: 19
  • Girl - Age: 21

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

References

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