Lighthouses

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Lighthouses for tourists

Bengtskär Lighthouse (Photo: JariJK) 

Bengtskär Lighthouse (Scandinavia's highest lighthouse, 52 meters, built in 1906, the first lighthouse museum in Finland, visitors can take a guided tour and eat lunch on the island, also a possibility for overnight stayings in the old home of the lighthouse keeper, admission fees go to the restoration of the island): http://www.bengtskar.fi
(Cruises from Turku to Bengtskär Lighthouse: http://www.rosita.fi/saaristoristeilyt)
 
Gustafsvärn (also an old fortress): http://www.nortfort.ru/hanko/foto_g1_e.html 
(Cruises from Hanko to Gustafsvärn: http://tourism.hanko.fi/en/cruises-and-boat-tours/)
 
Isokari (also accommodation): http://www.isokari.fi/

Kallo: http://www.visityyteri.fi/kallo-mantyluoto

Kylmäpihlaja (accommodation also in the lighthouse tower, built in 1952, also a small chapel for weddings, Rauma): http://www.kylmapihlaja.com/english.php (webcam: http://ls24.fi/web-kamerat/kylmapihlaja)

Märket: http://www.lighthousesociety.fi/eng/market/ and http://finland.fi//Picture_Book/360/marketin_majakka.htm and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A4rket (N.B. Märket Island is the world's smallest sea island shared by two countries!)

Mässkär: http://www.pietarsaari.fi

Sälgrund: http://www.kaskinen.fi

Söderskär (Porvoo): http://www.soderskar.fi

Tankar:  http://www.kokkola.fi/visitkokkola/nae_and_koe/en_GB/meri_ja_saaristo/ and http://www.tankar.fi

Ulkokalla (on an "autonomous" rock, built in 1871, also accommodation & activities, Kalajoki): http://www.fememare.fi

Utö (the island is the home of a population of large toads, the boat sails to Utö from Pärnäs in the municipality of Nagu): http://www.uto.fi

 

General information: http://www.lighthousetourism.net/index.en.html and http://www.majakkaseura.fi/eng/

Scandinavian islands (Stockholm archipelago, Aland islands, Turku archipelago): http://www.scandinavianislands.com and http://www.archipelagoroute.com and http://sites.google.com/site/finlandtravelclub/archipelago

 

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