Mire is life

The story of Lauhanvuori - Hämeenkangas UNESCO Global Geopark begins billions of years ago with a mountainous area, which has since turned into the mire rich landscape we see today.

Fall in love with the mire

The area is characterised by unique mire nature that can be experienced at the geological sites and on the marked trails. The mire is alive and breathing, hiding fascinating stories between its layers. Moreover, the mire has provided people with a livelihood and been a part of our history.

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Experience the Geopark in a Blink of an Eye:

Find inspiration, learn something new and fall in love – mires are the essence of the Finnish soulscape

Lauhanvuori – Hämeenkangas UNESCO Global Geopark

Experience the serenity and mystique of the wild mires and discover the traces of the past geological drama. The geology of Lauhanvuori – Hämeenkangas UNESCO Global Geopark has international value.

All Geoparks have their own geological theme, which in Lauhanvuori – Hämeenkangas UNESCO Global Geopark is the development from an ancient mountain range to the landscape of vast open mires we see today.

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Geopark is about people, our heritage and nature

Enjoy our services

Lauhanvuori – Hämeenkangas UNESCO Global Geopark provides visitors with an extensive range of services from accommodation to equipment rentals. Explore the Geopark’s service selection and contact the local companies!

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Our Geopark is located in western Finland.

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