Tornio – a unique city in Finland. Located in Lapland, it merged with the Swedish municipality of Haparanda in one city – Eurocity. Each of its components subject to the laws of their state, but a mixture of two cultures makes a great impression on tourists.
Tornio – the oldest city in Lapland; He became a town in 1621 yet. In the XIX century Tornio was part of the Russian Empire and flourished in the days of the First World War, when a plurality of cargo passed through it to Finland and back. Fortunately, during the Second World War Tornio hardly affected.
In the city of Tornio is also a lot of interesting things to explore. For example, the wooden carcass City Church, built in the XVII century, decorated with carvings and wall paintings. Is City Art Museum with a collection of paintings by the Finnish expressionists of the early twentieth century, as well as the oldest brewery in Finland.