4 LIGHTHOUSES IN FINNISH ARCHIPELAGO - SELF-DRIVE TOUR
Lighthouses, those towering guards of the seafarers, seem always inspire one’s imagination. The weathered walls tell stories – some dramatic, some romantic, some even magical. Experience the mystery and stories by taking this lighthouse route in the Finnish Archipelago.
The self-drive route begins from Pärnäinen ferry harbour in Nauvo towards Utö island. Utö (translating to Out island) is the southernmost a year-round inhabited island in Finland. You will spend one night on the island experiencing the wilderness of the sea and exploring the island and its remarkable lighthouse. After return trip to Pärnäinen, journey continues to Naantali and its unique wooden town. You will enjoy one night in the old town and the journey continues next day to Uusikaupunki where you will be visiting the Isokari Lighthouse. You will have a chance to explore Isokari island and stay overnight next to the lighthouse. After returning from Isokari you will drive to Rauma and spend one night in the picturesque old town, a UNESCO world heritage site. Next day your excursion will take you to Kylmäpihlaja Lighthouse where you will stay overnight inside the lighthouse. After memorable night and breakfast, you will be returning to Rauma. You will continue your way to Yyteri (overnight stay) and Reposaari where you find the lighthouse of Kallo. The lighthouse is located by the coast and is reachable by car.
This is a self-drive tour by car, the entire route will take 6-8 days and is a fantastic way to experience Finnish archipelago and coastline. If short of time, you can also select only some of the locations. The route covers: Nauvo-Utö island-Nauvo-Uusikaupunki and Isokari island-Rauma and Kylmäpihlaja island-Pori (Yyteri and Reposaari) and the coastal lighthouses.
Duration: 6-8 days
Location: Parainen (Nauvo), Naantali, Uusikaupunki, Rauma, Pori (Yyteri, Reposaari)
Group size: 2 (min)
Availability: 1 June - 31 August 2020
•6 nights’ accommodation in twin or double room
•6 x breakfasts
•2 x lunches and 1 x dinner (at Isokari)
•boat transportations to the lighthouses and back
•guided tour in the lighthouse at Utö and Isokari
•tips for food and beverage experiences, maps, directions, what to experience
Supplements: Car rental, bike rental, guided town tours, visiting attractions, fishing trips and other activities, additional
nights, lunch, dinner