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Jaska Poikonen / NLUX

Jaska Poikonen / NLUX

Janne Gröning

Discover your favorite among 20 000 islands

The Pargas archipelago consists of 5 main islands and countless small islands and islets, far out in the outermost archipelago. Familiarize yourself with the different main islands and with the outer archipelago as an area. A large part of the Pargas archipelago belongs to the Archipelago Sea’s UNESCO biosphere area, which focuses on how the unique nature and people in the local archipelago community with its rich culture and archipelago traditions are in balance with each other. 

Events around the year in the archipelago

How to get to the Finnish Archipelago

Only two hours from Helsinki and Tampere, and you are here.
Travel around the archipelago – by car, bus, boat, bicycle or on foot. In addition to the roads, the islands can be reached by ferries and transfer vessels.

The archipelago is famous for its’ circular trails

Experience the best of the season


Photo: Aleksandra Degtiareva


Get inspired by the farthest reaches of Finland’s archipelago every day

Gullkrona - a beloved classic in the Parainen archipelago 💙 Did you know that there are many islands here that are perfect as daytrips and they have free-of-charge ferry connections from Nauvo? Besides Gullkrona, these destinations include islands such as Berghamn, Brännskär, Aspö and Jurmo.

So, pick a favorite and go enjoy a beautiful day out by the sea!