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Jarvenpaa is at the northern end of Lake Tusuula about half an hour from Helsinki by road or rail. It is a modern town but, close at hand is stunning countryside.
It is most famous as the home of Jean Sibelius and many famous Finnish artists, writers and poets found the area conducive to their art. As you would expect, there is a major Sibelius festival each year but the music doesn't stop there. They also hold a major blues festival www.puistoblues.fi too. to find out more, visit the Jarvenpaa website www.jarvenpaa.fi.
While you are there, try a traditional Finnish Buffet at the Krapi Restaurant www.krapi.fi for 30 Euros. It is brilliant and proves that you shouldnt judge a place by its name!!