Discover the Finnish archipelago - The largest in the world

Discover the Finnish archipelago - The largest in the world

Rauma Sunset - VisitFinland.com

Rauma Sunset - VisitFinland.com

Visit the Finnish Archipelago

The Finnish archipelago is enthroned as the largest in the world, and the area invites to unforgettable experiences.

The region boasts beautiful varying national parks, charming small villages, fascinating islands, impressive lighthouses and historical monuments.

In this part of Finland, the people are concerned with maritime interests and take things as they come.

It is particularly interesting to visit the archipelago in summer, where beautiful beaches invite for a visit. You can also go hunting for local souvenirs, especially local crafts products can be recommended.

Activities like fishing, kayaking or canoeing is an obvious choice here too, regarding the archipelago destinations.

Every summer you will find events in the small villages, and it is absolutely an option to taste the local culinary specialities in a good restaurant or cafe.

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Discover the Finnish Archipelago Region

Turku

Turku

The castle and cathedral are the beautiful two attractions from the historic Turku, between which every interesting attraction in the city can be reached.

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Turku Castle

Turku Castle

Turku Castle is a "must-see" attraction if you go here.

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 The Turku Archipelago

The Turku Archipelago

The Turku Archipelago captivates every summer visitors from all around the world.

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Heritage in the Archipelago Region

Verla Groundwood and Board Mill

Verla Groundwood and Board Mill

Verla is truly a spectacular place to visit.

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Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki

Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki

Situated on the Gulf of Bothnia, Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki shows and provide a unique insight into the funerary practices and social and religious structures of northern Europe more than three millennia ago.

This Bronze Age burial site features more than 30 granite burial cairns and  forms the largest, most varied and complete burial site from the Scandinavian Bronze Age, 1500-500 B.C. The site includes 33 burial cairns within an area of 36 ha.

The cairns are disposed of in several distinct clusters along the crests and upper slopes of a long ridge. Ou...

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Old Rauma

Old Rauma

Old Rauma is an exclusive example of an old Nordic city, where the houses are made of wood.

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Finnish Archipelago