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Bergö Café & Hantverk
Bergö Café & Hantverk is located in an old farmhouse in the middle of Bergö village.
Local crafts and delicacies.
+358 50 363 8073
Bergö church was built between 1800-1802 by the villagers and originally it was planned to be a chapel. The alterpiece is painted by Teodor schalin in 1919.
+358 6 343 0025
Bergö Local Museum
The sexton farm (Klockargården) was built in 1856 by the village farmers as residence for the parish sexton Johan Erik Munch.
The residence was donated to Bergö Antiquarian Society on august 7th 1942. The residence has since then been a local museum and is operated by Bergö Antiquarian Society.
+358 400 165 685
Brinken Local Museum
The Orregården farm house in the village Malax (1879) and its restored garden (as it was in the 1930s) form a unique milieu with all the farm’s objects preserved in their original surroundings. The other 20 buildings are moved to the open-air museum.
+358 50 036 2278
Welcome to a unique and scenic island in the Kvarken archipelago. On Bergö you get close to the nature, here you can swim, hike, bike, fish, and enjoy the magnificent scenery and the many picturesque boathouses. Everywhere you go, you are greeted by the large Gulf of Bothnia. The island’s total area is approximately 3.15 square kilometers and Bergö has about 480 inhabitants.
Kvarken Boat Museum
Kvarken Boat Museum is one of the largest boat museums in the Nordic countries. The collection contains 96 traditional (wooden) boats (1850-1993) of different types for varying uses. The boats originate from the province of Ostrobothnia. Besides the boats, exhibited are also tools and equipment used in the region for fishing and hunting. Fisherman’s cottage. Exhibitions.
The museum is situated in Åminne in a culture-historically valuable coastal surroundings in Malax.
+358 6 365 1933
Malakta Art Factory
The Art Factory is an independent production-house that focuses on the realization of ideas and where artists from different disciplines can gather, create and share their ideas and works. Malakta is a space that offers facilities to artists in different fields and as production company initiates innovative projects and productions.
+358 50 587 5674
This, the third Church, of the congregation was designed by C. Bassi, and erected under H. Kuorikoski’s management 1828-29. The bell tower, which is the designed by the famous architect C. L. Engels, was built in 1832.
+358 6 365 1048
A wooden church with a cross-shaped basic form. Built in 1805 by Nathanael Rönnblad from Pörtom as a builder. The building of the belfry began in 1832 and the builder was Henry (Heikki) Kuorikoski from Kaustinen.
+358 6 347 0274
Petalax museum is situated just across from the church of Petalax. The museum is an important part of the traditional buildings that the local historical society owns in the church square. The lower floor of the museum is decorated like an old peasant’s cottage. On the upper floor there are collections of various objects.
The gems of the archipelago
One of the Kvarken’s specialties is definitely the De Geer moraines, or washboard moraines, that form clear streaks in the scenery. You can see these formations best from the observation tower Saltkaret or along the Bodvattnet nature trail.
Is it difficult to choose which place to visit in the Kvarken? Here is some tips of the archipelago’s gems for you!
The Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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.
+358 50 346 6200
The outer archipelago
Thousands unique islands are full of contrasts: smooth rocks, rough rocky grounds, lush forests and bays. Many light houses and maritime pilot stations remind of the old days. Nowadays the outer islands have summer cottages and many of these are former fishermen’s huts. The Kvarken Archipelago is home also for numerous birds who are also one of the Kvarken’s sights.
During the summers, you can get to Mickelsörarna or Valsörarna islands via World Heritage cruises, where the guides reveal the islands’ many stories. Also many of the archipelago’s entrepreneurs offer boat trips to the outer archipelago. you have your own boat, we recommend landing in for example Molpehällorna’s or Fäliskäret’s guest harbours.