Helene Schjerfbeck (1862–1946) is one of Finland's best-known and most appreciated artists. She lived in Ekenäs for more than 20 years. Follow the footsteps of Helene and get to know her life in the town.
It’s easy to fly to the past on the wings of your imagination when you walk along the narrow lanes of the Old Town in Ekenäs and read the street signs that tell the story of the town’s life hundreds of years ago.
The old ironworks are still lively communities. The iron foundry work has long since stopped and nowadays the ironworks are dominated by artists and craftsmen, small boutiques and restaurants and numerous events.