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Renovated lighthouse at sea

Söderskär meaning southern rock is located at sea 1-2 hour boat ride from Helsinki, either from... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Helsinki, Finland
A bucket-list place to visit

Went there early in the spring to watch the birds move from the south to the tundra. It might be a... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Porvoo, Finland
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An Island in the Argipelago, Porvoo 10021, Finland
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Söderskär meaning southern rock is located at sea 1-2 hour boat ride from Helsinki, either from Market Square or Vuosaari (east), where you might have a parking problem. Lighthouse was built 1862 and operated until 1989. It is 32m tall. Location 60° 06′ 30″ N,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mWrite
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Went there early in the spring to watch the birds move from the south to the tundra. It might be a bit windy there but if the weather is fine then this will be an truly different experience. The nature is down to the minimum...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank aixcracker
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The beautiful old lighthouse is situated on a charming small island just one hour's relaxing boat trip from Vuosaari harbor. The view to the sea and the surrounding islands is magnificent from both the lighthouse and the shores of the island. The exhibition inside the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EijaMaija
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the Lighthouse islands where you can visit. And even spend a night in the actual Lighthouse. That has to be prebooked and arranged though. The ride there takes approximately 1 hour from Vuosaari harbour in Helsinki. We had an arranged boat...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank IrmaLiberty
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Unfortunately (for humans, i mean) island is reserved for wildlife and beaching is not allowed from may until july. About one hour sailing time there from Porvoo. Some cruising are available by local tourist boats. In march and in autumn it is possible to visit...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank harmaahukka
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This lighthouse is located between Porvoo and Helsinki. We had a charter tour from Helsinki. What a beautiful sea place with interesting history. The lighthouse has also one room you can book and stay overnight. Charming experience. The island has a cafe as well. Do...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank IrmaLiberty
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The weather was not the best, but yet it was interesting to see how remote a Place there is and yet so Close to the mainland. The guide was really professional and the food they had for us was over our expectations. Due to the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Riikka A
Reviewed 11 November 2014

This place was more than I thought. Views, lighthouse, cafeteria (I loved the pancaces, naturally I tested also Söderskär bier), bridge...

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank MarianneHynninen
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Ok, it's formally within the boundaries of Porvoo, but Söderskär Lighthouse is some 25 kms far out at sea and difficult to reach. Should you get a connection there, consider going - it's raw nature at a group of islands in the Suomenlahti, Bay of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Andelins
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Lighthouses are so fascinating and Söderskär lighthouse isn't an exception. It's a beautiful place, not too far from Helsinki or Porvoo and well worth a day trip. Just remember to pack some picnic food with you or you can also dine on the boat or...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Johanna A
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