Seinäjoki is the centre of South Ostrobothnia and one of the fastest growing urban areas in Finland. Seinäjoki ’s population is over 61,000. Formed by nine municipalities, the urban area of Seinäjoki has a population of 150,000.
The excellent traffic connections turn the city into an easily accessible touristic destination. It only takes approx. 3 hours by train from Helsinki to get here.
Seinäjoki is functional and secure. A welcoming urban environment, short distances to travel between services and amenities, good infrastructure and diverse forms of housing are typical to the everyday life of the city.
Seinäjoki is well known as a city of diversified sports. National and international sporting events are organised all year around.
The region is renowned for its vast fields as well as numerous rivers. The horizon beyond the plains of Ostrobothnia seems to stretch further than anywhere else in Finland. Shimmering rivers wind through the lush countryside dotted with red ochre farms, making it a view worth watching. In late summer the fields turn golden and then silver from the sparkling frost. This is authentic Ostrobothnia that brings observers a sense of ease.
Untouched nature, the peace and tranquility of the countryside, charming old houses, the heartbeat of town, are all waiting for you. Here you can find all the comfort of modern civilization in the middle of genuine natural surroundings.
Seinäjoki is well known for its unique administrative and cultural centre, The Aalto Centre, designed by the architect and academic Alvar Aalto, as well as for its summer events. Provinssirock, Tangomarkkinat, and Vauhtiajot attract tens of thousands of people annually to enjoy what our city has to offer.
Welcome to Seinäjoki! We wish you a pleasant stay!
Tourist information: www.epmatkailu.fi/in_english.html
The City of Seinäjoki: www.seinajoki.fi/english