Gotska Sandön

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Isolated Gotska Sandön, with an area of 37 sq km, is an unusual island with lighthouses at its three corners, 30km of beaches, sand dunes, pine forest and a church. There’s a fantastic network of trails right around the island. Contact Gotska Sandön Accommodation to book the basic but rustic beds that are available on the island: bring all supplies with you.

Gotska Sandön Ferries run from Fårösund and Nynäshamn three to four times weekly when operating (895/1095kr return from Fårösund/Nynäshamn).

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1. Helgumannens Fiskeläge

26.97 MILES

It's worth making the trek to this isolated fishing village just to contemplate the remoteness of life out here and the beauty of real isolation.