Turku & Finland's South Coast

The beautiful manor house Söderlångvik belonged to local newspaper magnate and art collector Amos Anderson. There are paintings, furniture and special exhibitions, as well as extensive gardens and a cafe. It's signposted 6.3km southwest of Dragsfjärd.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Turku & Finland's South Coast attractions

1. Dragsfjärdin Kirkko

3.06 MILES

Dating from 1755, this yellow wooden church with marine-blue interior is a charmer. The church's oldest artefact is the crucifix, which dates from 1689.

2. Hitis

10.28 MILES

About 8km south of Kasnäs, the island of Hitis (Hiittinen) harbours a charming wooden church. The free ferry MS Aura runs up to eight times daily from…

3. Rosala Viking Centre

12.54 MILES

Rosala isn't just a museum but a Viking village, complete with homestead, chapel and moored Viking ship. An introductory video provides an informative…

4. Sagalunds Museum

13.1 MILES

Near Kimito village, Sagalund is an open-air museum with more than 20 old buildings, including a traditional sauna and a blacksmith. English-speaking…

5. Örö Fortress

15.79 MILES

Örö was long a military island, first containing a defensive fortress built under Russian rule and later serving as training grounds for the Finnish…

6. Pargas Hembygdsmuseum

19.06 MILES

When Lenin was on the lam from Russia to Stockholm in 1907, he stayed in Pargas under the pseudonym Mr Mueller. The outdoor local-history museum contains…

7. Pargas Church

19.08 MILES

The Old Town of wooden houses is tucked behind Pargas Church, a beautiful early-14th-century building with whitewashed walls, medieval murals and brick…

8. Art Bank

19.09 MILES

If you think the artwork of Salvador Dalí is surreal, see what you think when you experience it in the context of a fishing village in the Finnish…