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ISOKARI LIGHTHOUSE

The Isokari lighthouse island can be reached by using a private boat or by using the services of local boat taxi service providers. The island has a guest harbour and during the summer time scheduled boats make trips to the island from Kustavi and Uusikaupunki. Contact person for guiding and other related activities is Mr. Pekka Alho (telephone +358 (0)400 829 074 / E-mail pekka.alho@vakka-suomi.com). Guided tour information is available from the tourist information offices of Kustavi County and Uusikaupunki city.

Links:
Kustavin Meriristeilyt
Nermec
Marival

 

JEREMIAHS CAVES

This is a natural rocky area located near the County centre. It contains many exotic looking stones and cave like structures.

MIDSUMMER POLES

The midsummer poles are a part of the midsummer festivities in the villages of North Vartsala and South Vartsala as well as in Lomavalkama, where the tradition was restarted in the early 1970’s. The very old tradition of midsummer poles reaches back into the beginning of history in Europe. The poles are erected and decorated on the Midsummer Eve and are left to stand until the next Midsummer Eve when they are lowered and decorated again.

KATANPÄÄ FORTIFICATION

The Katanpää fortification is located in the Lypertö village of the Kustavi County. Tourists without their own boat may reach the Katanpää fortification by taking part in a guided tour arranged by local service providers and associations. The best way to see the fortification and the island is to take part in a guided tour.


Nermec Oy
Kustavin Meriristeilyt Oy

 

THE ROUTE TO THE CURCH

Links: Map and introduction to the route

 

KUSTAVI CHURCH

The sea reminds of itself even in the church through the beautiful votive ships, which are presents from sailors to their home County church. Votive ships Concordia, Religio and Constantia date back to the 19th century.

MUSEUM


Kustavi County museum
Archipelago museums

VILLA SARVILINNA

The beautiful Sarvilinna may be visited only as part of an arranged tour. More information about tours is available from the County tourist info


 
Sarvilinna

VARTSALA FERRY

Vartsala ferry is Finland’s largest wire operated ferry.

MEMORIAL STONE OF VOLTER KILPI

The famous author Volter Kilpi was born in Kustavi in 1874. A memorial stone erected by the Volter Kilpi association commemorating his birth is located in the front yard of the Laupus manor house. The Volter Kilpi literature week is arranged yearly at the end of July in Kustavi