Camping in the Finnish Archipelago

Looking for a unique camping experience? Look no further than the Finnish archipelago, where you can pitch your tent amidst stunning natural beauty and enjoy a true escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

The Finnish archipelago is a stunning place to go camping with its picturesque islands, fresh waters, and interesting wildlife.

There's nothing quite like waking up to the sound of waves gently crashing against the shore, and the smell of saltwater in the air. And oh, remember to bring your camera! One of the best things about camping in the archipelago is the opportunity to explore the many small islands by kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Rent a kayak or SUP from a local outfitter, and spend the day paddling through the archipelago's waterways, stopping to swim, fish, or just relax on a deserted beach.

In the evening, gather around the campfire to cook dinner and share stories with your fellow campers. Whether you're roasting marshmallows or grilling up some local delicaties, there's nothing quite like a campfire meal in the great outdoors.

Important things to remember while camping in the Finnish archipelago:

The Everyman's right gives you the right of access to private land, but it also gives you the obligation to show respect and consideration to nature and landowners. Read more about every-mans right by clicking here.
Always check if there are is an active forest fire warnings before making up a campfire. It is forbidden to start an open fire while an warning is in force. The active warnings at Ilmatieteenlaitos.
Allowing birds and other wildlife to live and nest in peace is crucial in preserving nature. To protect these animals, certain areas are designated as off-limits during nesting season. These zones are meant to provide a safe and peaceful environment for animals to nest, without interference from human activity. It's important to respect these boundaries and refrain from entering these protected areas.
When camping, it's important to be mindful of the impact we have on the natural environment. One way to do this is by keeping the area clean and tidy. This means properly disposing of trash and not leaving any litter behind. It also means practicing "leave no trace" principles, such as not disturbing wildlife or damaging plants. Additionally, using designated campsites and fire rings can help protect the surrounding area. By being respectful of nature and taking steps to minimize our impact, we can help ensure that these beautiful outdoor spaces will remain untouched for future generations to enjoy.

The top four locations for camping in the archipelago are:

The Archipelago Trail is a great option for those traveling in caravans or vans and wish to discover the stunning natural beauty of the archipelago.

Read about the archipelago trail

Tourist Informations

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

Centris Äventyrsgolf,
Strandvägen 5b,
21600 Pargas

Nagu Strand 6,
21660 Pargas

Galtby Boden,
Skärgårdsvägen 6563,
21710 Pargas

21760 Pargas

23390 Pargas
Phone: +358 400 117 123Email:
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