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.
Sailing in Turku Archipelago by Visit Finland, via Flickr - Finland has, depending on the method used, somewhere between 55,000 and 188,000 lakes, and nearly 3000 miles (4830 km) of coastline, off which lie more than 80,000 islands including the Åland archipelago. Cruising opportunities are infinite, either through the many islands or on the lakes, the larger of which are navigable.
Tove Janssons stuga. The Finnish writer/painter, Tove Jansson used to own, and stay her summer time at this island, not so far away from Helsinki, Finland. Currently, a local organization maintains the island and the cottage, and it has an annual open house. Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=203&v=p3nQ_ar_6Zk
That lovely, lovely dunes of Yyteri in Pori, Finland. The Finnish west coast is just beautiful.
In Högsåra island, by Ritva Ikonen.
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