Valuable Natural Heritage
The unique Kvarken Archipelago is Finland's only Natural World Heritage Site on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Together with Sweden's High Coast, the Kvarken Archipelago is the best place in the world to experience and understand the land uplift phenomenon caused by the last Ice Age.
Experience the Kvarken
In the Kvarken archipelago, you can experience the fresh nature, the idyllic villages and the breathtaking land uplift scenery.Find you experience
The World Heritage in a nutshell
High meets low: the Kvarken Archipelago and Sweden's High Coast are a joint World Heritage Site on UNESCO's list. Traces of the Ice Age and continuous land uplift feature the both sides.Learn more about the World Heritage
World Heritage Gateway
Located next to Finland's longest bridge, the World Heritage Gateway is the starting point of your visit! At the gate you get to know World Heritage and get tips of the sights in the Kvarken archipelago. Welcome!Opening hours