Top things to do

Museum in Pargas

Pargas Hembygdsmuseum

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 the house where he hid, along with cottages, crofts and a res…
Cafe in Pargas

Sattmark

Situated 10km southwest of Pargas along the road to Nagu, Sattmark is a charming 18th-century red wooden sailor’s cottage with a cafe and a rustic handicrafts shop, plus nature trails criss-crossing the surrounding …
Church in Pargas

Pargas Church

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

Kamu

This is the liveliest eatery in town, with a stylish dining room, a sunny terrace and a full menu of pizza, fish and other favourites. Good selection of beer and cider.
Gallery in Pargas

Art Bank

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 archipelago. Incongruity abounds. Local collector Ted Wallin showcas…