Medieval Splendour at the Palace of Bishops in Kuusisto
Location: Southern Finland, Southwest Finland, Kaarina (www.kaarina.fi)
Address: Linnanrauniontie 633, Kaarina
Visit: Kuusisto Bishop's Castle ruins are open to the public free of charge. Read more
Instructions and rules: The Kuusisto Bishop's Castle Ruins 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 everywhere except on a campfire site.
Sights and Activities: Kuusisto Bishop's Castle ruins, Kuusisto Manor (www.kuusistontaidekartano.fi) and nature trail of the Kappelimäki Nature Reserve and the annual Bishop's Days event organised by the City of Kaarina's cultural services and Kaarina Parish.
Services: Guided tours for groups by advance reservation, subject to a charge, organised by Kaarina guides (www.visitkaarina.fi), a campfire site, a flush toilet (closed during the winter season), a jetty, a summer caféand art exhibition at Kuusisto Manor (www.kuusistontaidekartano.fi) on the way to the Castle ruins, about 700 m away. Services provided by partners are available. Read more
Services for the Disabled: The trail circling the Castle ruins is accessible with assistance. The campfire site and flush toilet (closed during the winter season) are also available. Disabled visitors may drive by car to the small parking area next to the ruins.
Suitability: Ideal for families, visitors arriving by water and culture enthusiasts.
The address of this page: www.nationalparks.fi/kuusisto
The site is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.