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Ekenäs Archipelago National Park (Swedish: Ekenäs skärgårds nationalpark, Finnish: Tammisaaren saariston kansallispuisto) is situated in the Ekenäs archipelago, in the Uusimaa region of Finland. It was established in 1989 and covers 52 square kilometres (20 sq mi). The park is maintained by Metsähallitus (Ministry of Forestry).For travelers who use our international travel planner, Raseborg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ekenas Archipelago National Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Most of the park's area is composed of rock islets near the open sea, and the water areas surrounding them. Landing on and using motorboats near the most important bird islands is forbidden from April 1 to July 17, to protect the nesting of aquatic birds.
The park can only be accessed by boat. Visitors without a boat can reach it by a water taxi.
Ekenäs Archipelago National Park received the European Diploma of Protected Areas on June 19, 1996. It is valid until June 2011.
Ekenas Archipelago National Park reviews
It was a beautiful day to take the boat out to visit the archipelago. Thanks to Matti, the guide, I had a great time. Weather maybe good but the winds can be very strong so advisable to bring along a.... more »
We have been visiting Ekenas, its environs and the archipelago for over forty years. One never tires of the place. Tranquil & lovely - give it a week of your time. This is a naturist paradise. A... more »
National park is hard to access without your own boat. The ferries listed on the national park website are not running anymore, taxi boats are expensive 150€ round trip and it’s not clear where to go.
Beautiful and peaceful islands, and fantastic weather on this sunny July day.
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