Vääksy Tourism, Finland

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Vääksy is a village and seat of the municipality of Asikkala in southern Finland. It is located on an isthmus between Päijänne and Vesijärvi, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Lahti. The Vääksy canal, Vesijärven kanava, is located in Vääksy. Its length is 1,3 km and the height difference is about 3 metres. Nowadays it is the most popular freshwater canal in Finland. The canal was built in 1869-71 and completed in 1903-06.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Vääksy, Finland. Explore Vääksy travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Vääksy is Helsinki. Take a short trip from Vääksy and set some time aside to explore the Helsinki. Dotted with places like Suomenlinna, Linnanmaki Amusement Park, Helsinki City Museum Or Helsingin Kaupunginmuseo; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Vääksy.

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Facts and Stats for Vääksy*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vääksy

    Know the pollution level of Vääksy before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Vääksy: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vääksy for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vääksy.

    • Burglary and Theft 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.83 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Vääksy - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Vääksy is 167.35 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 81.25 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 55.91 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 19.54 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 62.5 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.87 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.72 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 105.26 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vääksy

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vääksy

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.22 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 101.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 102.41 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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