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Hyvinkää, Finland

Hiking in Hyvinkää

Hiking in Hyvinkää

Hiking and camp fire in a Hyvinkää forest.

Hiking and camp fire in a Hyvinkää forest.

Hiking in Piilolampi , 14 km distance, walking 500 m from parking place

Hiking in Piilolampi , 14 km distance, walking 500 m from parking place

Hiking in Hyvinkää Hiking and camp fire in a Hyvinkää forest. Hiking in Piilolampi , 14 km distance, walking 500 m from parking place
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2015


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
February 29, 2020 - August 31, 2020 2 weeks

We already have made an agreement for summer 2020.

Wooded Hyvinkää in the middle of south Finland

Welcome to experience light summer nights in Hyvinkää, hiking in forests and making a camp fire there, picking blueberries, swimming in lakes, cyckling safely with children and enjoying all playgrounds near by!

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport from 35min drive and the oceanic capitol city Helsinki 1 hour drive!

Our apartment is located peaceful and safe area for families with kids. Children can run, cycle and play outside safely without cars near. There are 9 playgrounds within 1,5 km, sport fields 500 m distance and 100m from our home start several kilometers long jogging/walking/cycling paths in the forest without car streets. Hyvinkää is located in the middle of many beautiful sights to see and forests to hike: read more about neighbourhood section and http://www.visitfinland.com/, www.uuvi.fi (nature sights at the south Finland).

We have a cozy, clean and easy to maintain two floor row house apartment in Hyvinkää with 4 bedrooms, living-room, kitchen, 2 x toilet, bathroom, sauna, balcony, little garden, 1st floor air-condition, Weber BBQ gas grill, PS3&PS4 game consols, high speed internet connection, lots of Legos and other toys and outdoor play area for kids. You are free to use our cars Toyoyta Prius+(7 seats) and old Toyoyta Corolla, including safety seats for children. We have 2 tents, 5 sleeping bags, back bags, trangia etc. free to use for nature day trips and camping. There are also bikes for free to use.

Finland Is The Best Country To Travel To In 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opD8Uq62v5I

This is funny humour as opposites: https://www.buzzfeed.com/tabathaleggett/reasons-you-should-never-visit-finland?utm_term=.ik9wLEdY79#.eyLB45zEWr

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 6 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Nursery teacher
  • Senior Application Specialist

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7
  • Living Area: 103 m2
  • Total Area: 103 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Sauna private
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 5

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Czechia
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Croatia
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Suomeksi

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Helsinki-Vantaa - 50 km

Hyvinkää is a little town (50 000 citizens) in the middle of south Finland, which is known of lots of pinewoods.

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport 45 min drive or by local train.
The capital city of Finland, Helsinki 1 hour drive or 45 minutes by local train (visithelsinki.fi).
Tampere, the city in the middle of lakes is 1,5 hour drive or 1 hour by train (visittampere.fi).
Beautiful old little town Porvoo at the seaside is 1 hour drive (visitporvoo.fi)
Turku is at seaside and have lots of to do for children. It takes 2 hours to drive from Hyvinkää. (visitturku.fi)
The castle and lakes of Aulanko nature park of Hämeenlinna are 45 min drive (visithameenlinna.fi).
You can easily take a ferry to Stockholm or Tallinn from Helsinki.
Puuhamaa is a huge playground and aquapark for the whole family 20 min drive (puuhamaa.fi)

In our neighbourhood we have 9 playgrounds, sport field and jogging paths in the forest. There is also a little grocery store in 500 m distance. From our apartment is 2km travel to Hyvinkää city center where is available all basic services with supermarkets etc. Hyvinkää have many parks to rest and play. There is a natural park called Switcherland (Sveitsi) 4 km form our home, because of many steep hills, where pinewoods are growing. Kytäjä-Usmi forest have many hiking trails (shortest about 500m and longest 20km), little lakes and many camp fire places (see pictures). Hyvinkää has a nice shopping center (http://www.kauppakeskuswilla.fi/), where are many restaurants and shops. There is a biggest railway museum of Finland in Hyvinkää. You can also go swimming in the spa Sveitsin Uimala, have fun with kids in two indoor action parks (Superpark and YouMove).

Occupation

  • Nursery teacher
  • Senior Application Specialist

Children

  • Boy - Age: 4
  • Boy - Age: 10
  • Boy - Age: 12

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

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