Welcome to Coast and Archipelago

Experience maritime culture and an easy-going island lifestyle that's easy to fall in love with.

About Coast and Archipelago

From lively coastal cities to secluded lighthouses, historic manors and national parks, Finland's coast has it all. With more than 50,000 beautiful islands scattered across the sea, this is the world’s largest archipelago, and there are plenty of hidden gems to be discovered.

Get to know the region

All of Finland’s four regions are special in their own way. Here are a few things that are unique about this one.
Five must-experience saunas in the Coast & Archipelago

Relax and unwind at some of the most unique and spectacular saunas on the Finnish coast and around the archipelago.

Best food and drinks in Turku, Vaasa and Oulu

Explore the best food and drinks in Turku, Vaasa and Oulu, and enjoy Finland's culinary coast.

Things to do in Coast & Archipelago

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Inspiration for your journey

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Here are a few sample journeys through the coast and archipelago with suggestions for what to see, eat and do. When you find something you like, click the heart icon to save it.


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Did you know that Finland's coast has the world's largest archipelago?