Porvoo – one of Finland’s six medieval towns and the country’s second oldest town. Wandering around in the enchanting Porvoo Old Town it is easy to get lost back in time and feel the easy-going and historical atmosphere; colourful and unique wooden buildings, medieval red warehouses by the river, quiet narrow lanes, cobbled streets and idyllic parks.
Porvoo is famous for its red warehouses at the riverbank. These houses were initially painted in red ochre in the late 18th century to welcome King Gustav III. In addition the red ochre helped to Continue reading