World Heritage Gateway offers information on the World Heritage of Kvarken Archipelahgo. In this information point next to the Bridge of Replot (Raippaluoto) you will get information about the sights of the area, different hiking trails as well as diverse cruises and treks held during the summer. You will also receive information about the upcoming events in the area.

World Heritage Gateway. Photo: Piia Orava

World Heritage Gateway 

Contact Information

Opening hours
Monday - Friday from 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday - Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm

Address: World Heritage Gateway, Replotvägen 2, 65800 Korsholm 
(Raippaluodontie 2  65800 Mustasaari), Finland

Tel. int: +358 50 346 6200
E-mail: info(at)merenkurkku.fi
 

Entrance

The infopoint is free of charge. 

Directions

World Heritage Gateway is located next to the Bridge of Replot (Raippaluoto), about 15 - 20 minutes drive northwest from the centre of Vaasa.

By Car

From Vaasa drive on the road number 742 (Alskatintie) north towards Replot (Raippaluoto) approximately 20 kilometres. Directly after crossing the bridge turn right and you'll arrive to the parking place of the area. Parking is free.

Map of the surroundings of World Heritage Gateway

By Boat

Next to World Heritage Gateway there's a café-restaurant Berny's guest dock, which length is approximately 100 meters. Depth is 2,5 - 8 meters.

By Public Transportation

During weekdays there's a coach connection from the centre of Vaasa to Replot (Raippaluoto) at least twice a day. The coach stops also at the Bridge of Replot (Raippaluoto).

Services

  • Guidande and maps on Kvarken Archipelago and hiking trails.
  • Brochures on the local tourist services, sights and events.
  • Galleri Arte Mare 
  • Next to the World Heritage Gateway there's a café-restaurant Berny's (www.berny.fi, in Swedish).

Services for the Disabled

  • World Heritage Gateway is accessible by wheelchair. For disabled there's a parking place right in front of the information point.