Turun saaristo. Turku archipelago.

Saaristossa paistaa aina - Isyyspakkaus

Sisämaan kasvatille saaristo on eksoottinen paikka.

(Can you imagine spending your summer on an island?)  Finnish archipelago

An archipelago is a group of islands closely scattered in a body of water

The Nordic countries’ tallest lighthouse stands 52m above the waves, on the island of Bengtskär. Image by James Bedford / Lonely Planet Traveller.

Enchantment and silence in Turku, Finland

In Finland’s Turku archipelago, a borderland of islands preserves Nordic traditions, astonishing natural beauty and some disquieting memories. Explore the rich history and stark landscapes with Marcel Theroux of Lonely Planet Traveller magazine.

The harbour in Björköby is a great way to access the Finnish archipelago.

Kvarken Archipelago: Finland's Only Natural UNESCO Site

Not only is Kvarken Archipelago Finland's only natural UNESCO site, it's also one of the fastest rising land uplifts in the world & a nature lover's paradise.

Autumn view over the outer Finnish archipelago.  Photo Riku Lumiaro

Autumn view over the outer Finnish archipelago.