The town of Rauma stands on the west coast of Finland on the Gulf of Bothnia. The city of Turku is 6 miles south; Helsinki is 16 miles to the southeast. If you have a hire car in Rauma you can tour the renowned historical sights of the region. These include the World Heritage Site of Sammallahdenmäki, 12 miles west, with 36 Bronze Age burial cairns. And at Panelia you can find Finlands largest Bronze Age cairn and a row of four historic windmills. Other highlights include the Viking Museum at Eura, Säkyläs military museums and the grand stately home at Vuojoki.