The Archipalego city of Pargas is a magnificent piece of the Turku Archipelago.
Explore the fantastic archipelago nature by bicycle. Enjoy the variety of hiking routes in the beautiful natural surroundings of places such as Pargas, Sattmark and Nagu. You can also choose from cycling tour packages or design your own route.
If you want to learn the basics of kayaking, or find new, beautiful kayaking and canoeing routes, sign up for a guided kayaking tour. The archipelago offers sheltered waters for beginners as well as more demanding routes, all the way to the outmost islets.
In the Archipelago town of Pargas, you can stay at a luxurious hotel, a cosy Bed & Breakfast, on a camping site close to nature, in a cottage or a comfortable seaside cabin. If you arrive by boat, you can choose from among more than twenty guest harbours in the archipelago.
The Árchipelago also offers its visitors authentic flavours. You can enjoy dining in fine restaurants, leisurely summertime lunches on terraces, or coffee and cakes at a cosy café. Local ingredients, fish dishes and delicious traditional rye bread are the flavours of the archipelago.
In the summer, the archipelago is host to seven different music events, and almost one hundred concerts are held in unique locations. Chamber music, ballads, traditional music, jazz, classical music, rock, children's music and church concerts – everyone will find their tune!