Yyteri

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Yyteri Beach

Yyteri (Swedish: Ytterö) is a district and a beach in the city of Pori, Finland. It is located about 17 kilometres (11 mi) from the centre, bordering the Baltic sea. Yyteri is not an urban district, instead it is mostly like a holiday resort.

Yyteri Beach[edit]

Yyteri is famous for its beach, which stretches for about six kilometres. It is very popular among both local people and people from elsewhere in Finland. The beach is one of the longest in Finland and all of Nordic countries, and has also many distinctive dunes. The dune area is unique in Europe because of its size.

There is a unisex nudist area in the centre of the beach, which is few hundred metres wide, one of only two in the entire country in Finland. In 1965 Rolling Stones played their first ever Finnish concert in Yyteri.

Other interests[edit]

As well as the beach, Yyteri also has a spa, hotels and a restaurant. An 18-hole golf course is located in the Yyteri area and there are also many other outdoor activities including surfing, beach volley, riding and over 30 kilometres (19 mi) of hiking routes.

Bus routes operate daily between Yyteri and the centre of Pori.

Panorama picture of Yyteri beach

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Coordinates: 61°34′00″N 021°32′00″E / 61.56667°N 21.53333°E / 61.56667; 21.53333