Directions and Maps

Yxskär is located midway along the route between Rosala and Jurmo, some 7 km west of Vänö Island. Boaters should head south from the route and anchor at the rock on the island's eastern shore.

  • Coordinates Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 59° 52.5053' lon: 22° 03.1216'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6647850 E: 223145
  • Nautical chart series: B, D
  • Nautical chart: 647, 701, 711, 24


The Excursion Harbour

  • Harbour number: 611
  • Depth: 1,5 - 2,0
  • Anchor 
  • Open: north

Other Services

  • Nature trail 
  • Toilet 
  • Information board 
  • Camping site 
  • Campfire site 
  • Picnic table and benches 

A summery landscape photographed from the rocks by the shore. The evening sun is colouring the sky and the rock, the sea is calm.

Natural Features

Yxskär boasts a gloe lake surrounded by a nature trail. Information boards along the trail describe Yxskär's nature and landscape. There are animals grazing on the island, so it is important to keep dogs on a leash throughout the visit.