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Top Choice Fusion in Korpo

Back Pocket

Inside the exquisite restaurant at the Hotel Nestor, the dining room is a veritable gallery of old and new, creating an atmosphere that feels at once rustic and charming, as well as contemporary and cool. Chef Willi…
Scandinavian in Nagu

Köpmans

With a quaint restaurant-cafe downstairs and four sweet guestrooms upstairs, this mustard-yellow clapboard house is delightful in every way. The restaurant highlights local ingredients, and offers wine and beer pair…
International in Nagu

L'Escale

The name might be French, but this renowned guest-harbour restaurant incorporates influences from further afield: sugar-salted salmon and potato-cucumber salad; crayfish soup with cayenne foam and puff pastry; slow-…
Finnish in Kustavi

Pzéns

At the southern tip of the island, Pzéns (formerly Peterzéns) is the centre of the action, with guest harbour, hotel, restaurant and shop. In summer the restaurant bustles with a bountiful buffet, indoor art exhibit…
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 …
Steak in Korpo

Buffalo Ravintola

You guessed it: Buffalo specialises in steaks, but there are also salads, burgers and fish dishes. Its waterside terrace is a prime spot for lingering with a cold beer, and the bar kicks on after the kitchen closes.
Arts & Crafts in Kustavi

Kustavi Handicraft Village

Lots of arts and crafts, especially ceramics, soaps, candles and other household decorations. In summer there's an outdoor market with textiles and metals, as well as a petting zoo, a playground and other kid fun.
Church in Nagu

Nagu kyrka

Lovely Nagu church dates from the 14th century. Look for the mysterious bogeyman sculpture and the primitive paintings on the walls, including the locally infamous Nagutrollet (Nagu troll).
Church in Korpo

Korpo kyrka

The centrepiece of Korpo village is its medieval church. Built in the late 13th century, it features naïve paintings on the ceiling and a statue of St George fighting a dragon.