Live webcams in Coastal Ostrobothnia

Coastal Ostrobothnia, Finland

From the beautiful rivers to the picturesque countryside, these webcams provide a glimpse into the stunning natural beauty of the Ostrobothnia region (Pohjanmaa: Österbotten), also known as Coastal Ostrobothnia, in western Finland. The region is bounded by South Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, and Satakunta, as well as the Gulf of Bothnia, the northernmost portion of the Baltic Sea. It is estimated that 52% of the people in Ostrobothnia (excluding Åland) speak Swedish. Vaasa is the regional capital and the central city of Ostrobothnia. When in town, you can enjoy a spa day at Tropiclandia Water Park, visit the Bock's Corner Brewery, and learn more about the local culture and history at the Ostrobothnian Museum.This region contains major natural attractions such as the Kvarken Archipelago, which has over 5,600 islands and is Finland's only natural area on the UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as the west part of Sweden across the Gulf of Bothnia. Hiking, bird watching, and canoeing are also popular activities throughout the archipelago. From the Saltkaret observation tower, you have a bird's-eye view of the moraine ridges.Replot Bridge, an impressive long cable-stayed bridge, connects Replot, the largest island in the Kvarken Archipelago, to the mainland in Korsholm.Population: approximately 180 thousand residentsCapital: VaasaOther major cities: Pietarsaari (Swedish: Jakobstad), Mustasaari (Swedish: Korsholm) Main attractions: Vaasa, Kvarken Archipelago, Replot BridgeAirports: Kokkola-Pietarsaari Airport (KOK - Kokkola-Pietarsaaren lentoasema; Karleby-Jakobstad flygplats), Vaasa Airport (VAA - Vaasan lentoasema; Vasa flygplats)