Bothnian Sea National Park Directions and Maps

The Bothnian Sea National Park is situated in the outer archipelago off Merikarvia, Pori, Luvia, Eurajoki, Rauma, Pyhäranta, Uusikaupunki and Kustavi, and it can only be reached by boat when there is no ice, except for Preiviikinlahti Bay, Liesluoto and Salttöö.

Directions

By Boat

By ferry or taxiboat

  • Our cooperation partners offer boat trips in the national park. 
  • More information about the ferry connections can ask from the touristinformation in Luvia, Rauma and Uusikaupunki. 
 

By Car

  • Preiviikinlahti Bay in Pori can be accessed by car, and there are over ten towers and platforms there for bird-watchers: Isosanta (2), Hathuru, Sannannokka, Yyterin lietteet, Huhtala, Langoura, Leveäkari, Eteläranta, Kaarluoto (2) and Ooviiki. The Huhtala, Langoura and Leveäkari towers are located in the National Park. You can get to the vicinity of the towers and platforms by car. Map (in Finnish)
  • Sälttöö in Merikarvia can be accessed by car.

Starting Points for Excursions

Maps


Other Maps

  • Retkeily GT Etelä-Suomi: Outdoor GT Map Southern Finland, 1:250 000. Karttakeskus 2019. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Terrain maps N313 (Merikarvia), M324 (Mäntyluoto), M323 (Luvia), M314 (Rauma), M313 (Pyhäranta), L324 (Uusikaupunki) and L323 (Kustavi), 1:50 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Merikarttasarja E: nautical chart series E, 1:50 000. The map is sold in guest harbours, boating equipment stores, Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Rannikkokartat: Coastal maps 40 (Isokari), 41 (Rauma), 42 (Pori) and 43 (Merikarvia), 1:50 000. The map is sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Retkeily GT Länsi-Suomi: Outdoor GT Map Western Finland, 2015, 1:250 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Waterproof Water Touring Map Uusikaupunki Isokari Rauma, 1:60 000, Karttakeskus 2017. Map is sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Waterproof Water Touring Map Kustavi Brändö Isokari, 1:60 000, Karttakeskus 2017. Map is sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Waterproof Water Touring Map Pori Reposaari Rauma, 1:60 000, Karttakeskus 2018. Map is sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.

Map Sales Points

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the map of Bothnian Sea NP in Excursionmap.fi.

Harbours

More information: nautical charts (traficom.fi) and the book Käyntisatamat – Besökshamnar.

Virtual guide to the Bothnian Sea


Visit Bothnian Sea National Park (selkameri.fi)

Bothnian Sea Brochure


Pdf 3.3 MB (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Self-guided Tour: "Finnish World Heritage Sites"


Pdf 2 Mb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)