The town of Hyvinkaa stands in the flat wooded countryside, just 36 miles north of the capital Helsinki in southern Finland. Visitors who take up car hire in Hyvinkaa soon find this is a small leafy town that’s surrounded by large areas of unspoilt forest and various small lakes. This makes Hyvinkaa a centre for all types of outdoor activities. The highlights include the Sveitsi Nature Park, which becomes a ski centre in the winter, the Mantsala ranch and farm attraction, and the acclaimed Kytäjä Golf Club, with two international-standard courses.