Raseborg with its 29 000 inhabitants is the right size for a town. A place where the sea and the land, the town and the countryside, the old and the young meet. At the same time, Raseborg is a calm small town and a dynamic centre for activities.
The town of Raseborg was founded 1 January 2009 when the two towns of Ekenäs and Karis and Pojo commune joined to form a new town. The name comes from the medieval Raseborg castle, which is mentioned in historical documents from as early as 1378. Raseborg is situated about 80 km from Helsinki and about 100 km from Turku. You can arrive here by car, bus, train or boat.