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SEE & DO

Taipale Brothers

Did you know that a vast Eider duck colony breeds on the island? Visitors hold birds of prey and minks at bay. Exciting expeditions to the eider colony are organised every May.

guided tours and a permanent exhibition at the foot of the lighthouse. The lighthouse The stately lighthouse was built in 1906. A master lighthouse keeper, a mechanic and three lighthouse keepers with their families lived on the rocky island. The population was at its peak at the end of the 1930s when 32 adults and children lived here. The lighthouse was renovated to its former glory

by entrepreneurial couple Paula och Per Wilson. They have kept the lighthouse open for visitors ever since. Bengtskär has a lighthouse museum, cafe with souvenir shop and hotel and conference facilities for 24 people. You can reach the lighthouse during the summer by passenger boat. One route departs from Kasnäs, regular tours are also available from Örö, Rosala, Hanko and Turku.

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Welcome to the Archipelago  

Archipelago Tourist Broschure.

Welcome to the Archipelago  

Archipelago Tourist Broschure.