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Welcome!

Welcome to the new website of Vaasa, the surrounding region and the Kvarken archipelago! The content on this site will be further developed. What do you think about this site?

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The Kvarken Archipelago is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Merenkurkun saariston maisemat ovat karuja mutta kauniita.

Experience the Kvarken Archipelago

The Kvarken Archipelago has many beautiful spots to discover. No stone, rocky islet or island are alike.

Here you can do an expedition to the unique nature, culture an geology. The Kvarken World Heritage Site is also the best place in the world to experience and understand the land uplift phenomenon caused by the massive ice sheet of the last Ice Age.

You can reach most of the sights with a car or a boat. Other options to explore the archipelago are to cycle, to kayak, to hike or to hop on a world heritage cruise.