Stromso, Vaasa, is a villa built by a wealthy family of the city in the 19th century and the name of a popular television show filmed at the villa. The Stromso television programme focuses on home matters, including gardening and cooking.
Visitors to Vaasa can visit the villa or join the live audience of the Stromso show with a stay at the nearby Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Vaasa. This Vaasa hotel offers comfortable rooms in a central location in the city, so guests can explore all the area has to offer.
The history of Stromso
Stromso served as a villa for a family of merchants based in Vaasa for over a century. Built in the 1860s, the home was visited by the family each year as a summer residence.
In the 21st century, the Stromso television programme was developed. Hosted by Lee Esselström and Jocke Lax, the show debuted in 2002 when it was hosted by Matias Jungar and Susanna Ström-Wilkinson. Stromso regularly features experts on cooking, art, wine and gardening for segments dedicated to their specialities.
Over the course of its filming run, Stromso has gained quite a following in Finland, and increased its number of new episodes almost every season between 2002 and 2007.
Stay near Stromso at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Vaasa
The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Vaasa offers visitors to the region the opportunity to visit Stromso from the comfort of a well-appointed hotel room or suite. The hotel also lies close to other popular attractions in the area, including the islands of the Kvarken Archipelago, home to unique geological features and quaint settlements.