coast & Archipelago
Finland’s coast boasts the world’s largest archipelago. Old wooden towns, lighthouses, historical manors and stone churches, large national parks stretching over land and sea – this all sums up Coastal Finland in a nutshell.
DESTINATION in figures
70 000 islands
- 2Kokkola-Kalajoki2 2
- 9Kotka-Kouvola-Hamina9 9
the four seasons of the coast
If the Finnish archipelago and long Baltic coast make you think about beautiful summer days filled with sailing and boating, you are definitely on the right track. But the Finnish coast invites you for many great experiences throughout the year.
The Åland islands offer activities from adventurous island-hopping to boating, fishing, golfing and lots more…It’s easy to get from one island to another thanks to the many bridges and ferries, and Åland’s roads are terrific for cycling holidays.
Sleeping in a lighthouse
Escape to a secluded island, enjoy quality food and sauna, and listen to the roaring sea. It is time to discover the amazing peace of mind only a night spent in a lighthouse can offer.
Sailing along the coast of finland
The Baltic’s sheltered waters mostly mean light winds and calms seas. Finland is the perfect sailing destination if battling the nature is not high on your list of sailing preferences.
charm of the coast
Tammisaari is an urban area in southern Finland’s Uusimaa region. The town is popular among boaters, especially during the summer season. 35 kilometres from Tammisaari is the seaside town of Hanko, which boasts a long history as a summer holiday centre.
YYTERI – a versatile beach destination
The sandy beaches of Yyteri cape are several kilometers long, with a soft, shallow bottom. A host of activities are available, such as surfing, beach volley ball and various other water sports.