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“Beautiful nature experience spiced with prehistoric art”

The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Ristiina
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Great way to see Astuvansalmi paintings is to take a cruise with MS/Kuutti and SSV! We took a boat from Anttolanhovi and it took 1 hour 15 minutes to get to Astuvansalmi. On the way you could get a nice picture about the Finnish lake scenery and enjoy the sun of course. When arriving to Astuvansalmi we had possibility to go and take a walk next to the paintings and have a closer look. After an 40 min break we returned to the boat and cruised back to Anttolanhovi. On the way we had a coffee break on the way. MS/Kuutti was cosy little boat, with very friendly and experienced skipper, who had many stories to tell. And there is actually something, you can see from the boat only: the profile of the face of Astuvan ukko, which means the rock formation which looks like a mans profile. We enjoyed every moment in Astuvansalmi and can recommend it as a destination for those who like outdoor activities and nature.

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

It's interesting to see how nature operates. This could be a way, and besides you get very beautiful views and a nice walk in the forest!

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

It takes couple kilometers of walking to get there. Surrounded by beautiful nature. I have been there many times and allways it is exciting to see the paintings, although they are simple drawings. Paintings are located near lake and summertime you can get there also by boat.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile
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