Southern Archipelago attractions

Island in Southern Archipelago

Vinga

Tiny Vinga has an impressive rocky landscape and good swimming, and has been home to a lighthouse since the 17th century. The writer, composer and painter Evert Taube was born here in 1890 – his father was the light…
Island in Southern Archipelago

Styrsö

In the central part of the archipelago, Styrsö has two village centres (Bratten and Tången, both with ferry terminals). Bratten was a herring processing factory for decades, then later became a fashionable bathing r…
Island in Southern Archipelago

Vrångö

The island of Vrångö is the southernmost of the islands that are inhabited year-round. The ferry docks at Mittvik, on the east side; it's about a 10-minute walk to the west coast, where there's a good swimming beach…