Municipality of KimitoönWelcome to Kimitoön in Southwest Finland. With its archipelago and historical surroundings, this area is worth a visit all year round.The municipality of Kimitoön consists of around 3 000 islands and skerries, of which 30 are inhabited all year round. Almost 70 percent of the 6 800 inhabitants speak Swedish as their native language. The main island is easily reachable by car or bus, about an hour's drive from Turku and two hours from Helsinki.
Gateway to the Archipelago national parkKimitoön is a paradise for those who want to live an active outdoor life, enjoy the diverse culture and events or celebrate a festive occasion with your family and friends. Find peace in the quiet scenic lanscape and inspiration from fascinating services. Bicycle routes such as the coastal route which joins the Teijo national park with the Archipelago national park is a new and exciting opportunity for those who enjoy outdoor life. Kimitoön also offers great opportunities for hiking and cayaking.
Be sure not to miss the fortress island Örö and Bengtskär, which is the tallest lighthouse in the Nordic countries. Other sights include Dalsbruk with its old iron works and historical surroundings, the Högsåra island, Söderlångvik manor and the archipelago villages Rosala and Hitis.
Kimitoön is part of the Archipelago sea biosphere reserve, one of only two UNESCO biosphere reserves in Finland.
- More information in english: Visit Kimitoön