Come to Iniö and experience the real archipelago
Iniö is a small municipality, but it has a shore line of 700 kilometers in length. Iniö also consists of over 1000 islets and skerries and out of all these islets only 10 are inhabited all year round. Iniö has 194 inhabitants but in the summer this number multiplies. Summer is peak season, that is when you get to enjoy the beautiful shimmering sea and the shining sun, but also spring, autumn and winter has its charm out in the archipelago.
Iniös foremost sight is the nature, with its thousands of islets and skerries, shimmering sea and the bright sun that shines down from a clear blue sky.
See and do in Iniö
The church Sophia Wilhelmina, located next to Hinnskär's center, was inaugurated in June 1801 and named after the newborn Swedish princess Sofia Wilhelmina. Unfortunately the church burned down on Good Friday 1880 and both the roof and the interior were completely destroyed. The church’s interior was renewed in neo-Gothic style according to county architect C.J. von Heideken's drawings, and can today be seen in its restored condition.
Dora's memorial bench can be visited in Norrby harbor in Iniö. The memorial site with a bench and a cherry tree by the sea har been set up in memory of Dora Siivonen. Dora became known to many through the documentary Dora at Lammholm. In the documentary the viewers got to follow Dora's life on Lammholm, where she lived self-sufficiently with the cat Saku as her company. The bench will be memorial site for all missing loved ones.
The Small Pulley Museum is located next to the church in Norrby, Iniö. In addition to the extensive block collection, you'll also find other objects related to navigation. The history of the ice roads in the archipelago is also presented here.
Erkas Gården is located on the island Jumo in Iniö's beautiful archipelago. In the farm shop you can e.g. buy homemade dairy products as ice cream and cheese, as well as archipelago loaf bread and sweet pastries. Erkas Gården also has a restaurant, which is open on Saturdays in July. Experienced master chefs prepares archipelago emphasized fine dining dishes.
At Björklunds Båtslip you get help with any boat- & machine service, but here is also a café and an authentic thai-restaurant. Björklunds Båtslip also offers camping services. In the peaceful guest harbor you'll find a fireplace, sauna, shower and laundry room and a children's playground. At Björklunds Båtslip you can also rent a kayak – a great way to discover Iniö's beautiful archipelago. 1,7 km from Björklunds Båtslip is Merideli Leonella located, which serves sweet and salty and offers the opportunity to play mini golf.
Café Alppila on Jumo is located near the road ferry Aura. Take your car to the ferry and enjoy a cozy coffee break at the café! It is also possible to stay overnight in Alppila's cabins, which are i.a. perfect for cyclists along the Archipelago Trail.