Bengtskär lighthouse is located in the Archipelago Sea about 25 kilometers south west of Hanko, Finland. The lighthouse was built in 1906 on the Bengtskär skerry where it rises 52 meters above sea level and is the highest one in the Nordic countries. Soviet landing troops tried to explode the lighthouse during the Battle of Bengtskär during the Continuation War in 1941.Use our Rosala travel route planning app to visit Bengtskar Lighthouse on your trip to Rosala, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
These days Bengtskär lighthouse is a popular tourist destination and is visited annually by roughly 13 000 to 15 000 tourists.
Bengtskar Lighthouse reviews
Easy to say: you just have to see this place by your own eyes, because the atmosphere here in the lighthouse is far more better than it is in these beautiful pictures. The ride to the lighthouse... more »
I took a ferry from Hanko to go to the lighthouse. The boat trip in itself was nice, with good lohikeitto on the way to the island. You can smoke on the ferry, just ask the crew!!! Once we reached... more »
A fantastic experience and an important walk to history of Finland. Spiritually refreshing. Friendly atmospheric family run cafe and hotel.
It was exceptionally warm and sunny in May Day. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The lighthouse tower was easy to climb.
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