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Island in Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park

Örö Fortress

Örö was long a military island, first containing a defensive fortress built under Russian rule and later serving as training grounds for the Finnish military. The island's barracks, heavy artillery battery (complete…
Lighthouse in Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park

Bengtskär Lighthouse

Towering 52m above the waves 25km offshore from Hanko, the Nordic countries' tallest lighthouse was built in 1906 to protect ships from the perilous archipelago waters. It was damaged extensively during the Continua…
Museum in Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park

Rosala Viking Centre

Rosala isn't just a museum but a Viking village, complete with homestead, chapel and moored Viking ship. An introductory video provides an informative overview of Viking history in the region, and then you're free t…
Historic Building in Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park

Söderlångvik

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 signp…
Island in Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park

Hitis

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 Kasnäs to Hitis. Check www.finferries.fi for the schedule.
Museum in Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park

Sagalunds Museum

Near Kimito village, Sagalund is an open-air museum with more than 20 old buildings, including a traditional sauna and a blacksmith. English-speaking guides give 90-minute tours every hour.
Church in Kimito Island & Archipelago National Park

Dragsfjärdin Kirkko

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.