Sammallahdenmäki - Bronze Age Burial Cairns Area


Sammallahdenmäki was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage list in December 1999 as the first prehistoric archaeological site in Finland. The burial cairns were included on the list as the most representative site of Western Bronze Age culture in Finland and the entire Scandinavia. Situated at the Gulf of Bothnia Bronze Age burial site of Sammallahdenmäki forms the largest most varied and most complete burial site from the Scandinavian Bronze age. Sammallahdenmäki is located in Rauma. The site includes 36 burial cairns within an area of 36 hectares.

You can find more information about Sammallahdenmäki, the Bronze age and the World Heritage convention and sites from these pages.

Afternoon tours to Sammallahdenmäki 29.6.–24.8.

The tours are organized on Thursdays 29.6.–24.8.2023. The tour includes a convenient bus transportation from Rauma city centre to Sammallahdenmäki, about one hour guided tour in the area and return transportation back to city centre. Departure from Rauma bus station charter bus stop (Tallikedonkatu 13) at 14.00 and return to the same location at 16.15 at the latest. Guided tour is bilingual (Finnish/English).

Price of the tour is € 10/person. Under 15 years old free of charge.

Book from online shop

Summer guide and guided tours for groups

A summer guide is available 1.–31.7.2023 Mon–Fri at 11.00–17.00. Non-stop guided tours start from the southern information point at Savulaaksontien 181. Ticket from online shop.

Guided tours for groups can be ordered from the City of Rauma Tourist Information, tel. +358 2 834 3512, Dramatized guided tours are organized by Association of Perinneyhdistys Keritys ry, tel. +358 50 502 0197,

Open all year round

Sammallahdenmäki is in the middle of the forest. The area is open all year round. There is no maintenance in the area during the winter season.