Conquer the Starfish of Loviisa
Location: Uusimaa, Loviisa (www.loviisa.fi)
Visit: A regular water bus service from Laivasilta in Loviisa, guided tours available, an exhibition open from 21 June to 28 August. Restaurant open from 28 May to 28 August. Read more
Instructions and rules: The Svartholma Sea Fortress is a fixed relic site, which may not be excavated, covered or damage in any way under the Antiquities Act (www.nba.fi). Campfires are also prohibited.
Sights and Activities: The sea fortress and sea views, the exhibition 'The island of soldiers, prisoners and tourists', guided walks, adventure tours for children. Read more
Services: Summer restaurant Cafe Svartholm, cruises, campfire sites, a visitors' berth with services, a camping site, children's playground, toilets. Services provided by partners are available. Read more
Suitability: A summer destination for the entire family, the "Fortress of Suomenlinna in miniature". The island has no special services for the disabled, except Summer restaurant Cafe Svartholm is accessible for wheelchair users and there is a toilet for the disabled. The terrain is mainly even and the paths are easy. The island is accessible for prams.
The address of this page: www.nationalparks.fi/svartholma.
The site is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.