Access to the area
Rauma Lace week takes place in the city center of Rauma, more specifically in Old Rauma and the waterfront of the canal. The easiest way to move around at the festival area is by walking or by bike. The festival area is closed from traffic during the week. Find out more about Rauma from Visit Rauma site.
You can arrive to Rauma city center by bus. You can check timetables to Rauma and buy tickets in advance from Matkahuolto and Onnibus. You can find information about public transportation and parking at Visit Rauma-Traffic site.
The festival area in Old Rauma and around Kanalinranta is closed from traffic during the week. Traffic bans concern all festival guests. If you use a wheel chair please carefully plan in advance your program for easier travel at the festival area. The streets of Old Rauma are paved with cobblestone and might be uncomfortable for wheel chair users. The International Grand Market however is placed on stable roads and enables easier travel. Please take notice that not all restaurants and shops in Old Rauma are wheel chair accessible. You can plan your trip using the following list of Accessible Services in Rauma.
It is prohibited to bring alcohol to the festival area. Smoking is also forbidden in front of the performance stage at Savilanpuisto.
Lost & found
In case you have lost something, please contact the Lost and found at the Rauma Police Station. Tel. 0295 417 745, telephone service open Mon–Fri from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. You can also visit the police station (Aittakarinkatu 21). Open Mon–Fri 9:00 am–4:00 pm.
Payments and ATM’s
Please be prepared to have cash in hand especially for the international market and craft market. You can find ATM’s (money withdrawal points) from the festival area (Kauppakatu 1, and Nortamonkatu 10) and from the biggest department stores Citymarket (Karjalankatu 5), Prisma (Porintie 4) and Pick n Pay (Sahankatu 2).
Rauma Lace Week is a green event. We started to use Bio Energy in 2016.
We have put a lot of effort in providing recycling containers all over the festival area. There are containers for every kind of litter. Please recycle your waste.
Rauma Lace Week has been granted the EcoCompass environmental certificate in 2019. The EcoCompass certificate demonstrates a commitment to continuously improving the festival’s eco-friendliness. The most important factor is the reductions and management of the environmental impacts that the festival is causing. EcoCompass is based both on the respective Nordic environmental management systems and on international standards on environmental management. You can read more about the certificate on the EcoCompass site.