Archipelago Trail

Looking for a memorable family-friendly vacation destination? Look no further than the Finnish Archipelago and the Archipelago Trail!

The Archipelago Trail can be circled as a whole 10.5 - 1.9.2024

Photo: Juho Kuva

Accommodation, restaurants and activities along the Archipelago Trail

Accommodation options abound along the archipelago trail, with great restaurants, farm shops and kiosks providing delicious treats along the way. And the islands of Pargas, Nagu, Korpo, Houtskär, and Iniö offer fantastic family-friendly activities, historic landmarks and stunning nature trails.
This stunning 250km ring route through the Turku Archipelago is a must-visit for travelers of all kinds. With roads accessible via bus, bike, foot or car there's something for everyone.
Photo: Juho Kuva
Read more about the Small Archipelago Trail

A popular destination for cyclists, bikers and hikers

For over 25 years, the Archipelago Trail has been a popular destination for cyclists, bikers and motorists alike, offering a unique island hopping experience. And with eight ferries and a multitude of bridges, the trail is accessible and free of charge (excluding one chargeable ferry between Houtskär and Iniö).
Map over the Archipelago Trail
For an even more unforgettable adventure, we highly recommend taking a detour from the main route to explore the outer archipelago. The islands of Jurmo and Utö are particularly unique and worth a visit.
  
Read more about the Outer Archipelago

The Archipelago Trail is open from 12.5 - 3.9 2023

The Archipelago Trail is open from May 12th - September 3rd, 2023, with a recommended travel time of 2-5 days. But don't worry if you can't make it during the summer season – the archipelago is accessible every day of the year. So pack your bags and bring the whole family to experience the beautiful surroundings of the Finnish archipelago!
Map over the Archipelago Trail

Plan your road-trip around the archipelago trail

  • Day 1

    Pargas
    The first urban area on the Archipelago Trail, accessible via four sea bridges. The shops are located on Malmen, close to the charming channel flowing through the city. Gamla Malmen is a historic wooden house area that is worth visiting for a walking tour. Don't forget to see Finland's largest limestone mine, which can be viewed from a vantage point.
    Old town in Pargas
  • Day 2

    Nagu
    Nagu serves as a link between the outer archipelago and mainland, offering an archipelago idyll while still being easily accessible from the mainland. The area offers a variety of activities such as restaurant, port, events, beaches, forest, nature trails and sea.
    A drone shot from Nagu guest harbour
  • Day 3

    Korpo
    Korpo offers many activities and sights such as restaurants, shopping, nature trails, and places to visit like the gray stone church and archipelago museum. Korpo is known for its rich art and cultural life, including Korpo Sea Jazz and artist residencies.
    a couple walking hand in hand on a market at Korpo
  • Day 4

    Houtskär
    Houtskär is known for its tranquility, beautiful nature, unique Swedish-speaking culture and dialect, small community and ferry connections between islands. The area offers a unique boutique hotels and delicious burgers at the guest harbor during summer.
    People sitting watching the sea at the island Houtskär in the Finnish archipelago
  • Day 5

    Iniö
    Iniö is an isolated part of the Finnish mainland’s archipelago, on the border of Åland. It can be reached in the summer by ferry from Houtskär in the south and year-round by ferry from Kustavi in the north. Iniö is known for its idyllic architecture, small old village communities, scenic dirt roads and boathouses. The area offers a wide range of services and the beach is never far away.
    A birdseye view over Iniö Kannvik

Tourist Informations

Opening hours
Mon-Fri 10-18
Sat-Sun 10-18

Pargas:
Centris Äventyrsgolf,
Strandvägen 5b,
21600 Pargas

Nagu:
Nagu Strand 6,
21660 Pargas

Korpo:
Galtby Boden,
Skärgårdsvägen 6563,
21710 Pargas

Houtskär:
Näsby,
21760 Pargas

Iniö:
Norrby
23390 Pargas
Phone: +358 400 117 123Email: visit@pargas.fi
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