Directions and Maps
Utö is located in the southern part of the Archipelago, approximately 90 km west of Hanko, 88 km southwest of Turku and 88 km southeast of Mariehamn.
- Coordinates (WGS-84): N59° 46,9' E021° 22,3'
- Nautical chart series: C
- Nautical chart: 713, 714, 27
By Public Transportation
- There are ferry services to Utö: from Nauvo Pärnäs Eivor ferry (www.ely-keskus.fi).
The Excursion Harbour
The main quay of the island (Stora bron) can be used by boaters free of charge. However, the local history society (Hembygdsföreningen) collects a voluntary harbour charge, to support work aimed at keeping the outer archipelago alive. The western side of the main quay is mostly reserved for the ferry and the vessels of the Finnish Transport Agency. Fuel is not sold on the island.
- Harbour number: 798
- Depth: 1,5 - 3,5
- Visitors´ berth
- Guidance services and accommodation
- Please notice: Fuel is not sold.
Natural Features and Sights
The Utö Island is Finland's southernmost island with year-round habitation. The harbour of Utö was known as a harbour as early as the 17th century. Utö boasts many sights. To get the best idea of the island and its history, follow the route passing through the village. Österängen (Eastern Meadow) and the graveyard are also worth a visit. In addition, Utö's austere nature offers visitors unforgettable experiences. The southern part of Utö and the islands to the north, such as Ormskär, belong to Archipelago National Park. In the spring and summer, visitors are expected to stay on the trails so as not to disturb the nesting of birds.