Sommarö Rental Hut

Rental hut, 22 people / 120 m2, 2 rooms and a kitchen, WC, shower. Next to the cottage there is a separate sauna which is heated with wood.


The guardhouse can be booked at the Eräluvat web store ( 
Children and youth groups: Choose from Select duration: school group.

Terms of reservation for the Sommarö guardhouse rental hut
See when the hut is reservable. 
See where to pick up the keysThe key pick up and return location has been changed from January 2, 2023. The new place to pick up the keys is Sale Replot, Vallgrundvägen 1, 65800 Replot. The key ring also has a key for the road boom.  The boom has two locks, the top of which can be opened with the key in the key ring. The boom must be kept locked.

Arrival at 2:00 PM and departure at 12 AM.

Guidelines Concerning Coronavirus COVID-19

Frequently asked questions

The defence forces' depot and coastal artillery fort operated in this area during the years 1940 – 2000. The defence forces left behind a network of roads and trails, several house foundations, a pier, foundations for artillery pieces and bunkers. A monument has been erected to commemorate the operations of the coastal artillery fort. Of all the buildings, only the guard hut including some smaller building in the yard remain.

The area incorporates a nature trail  and a pier. 


Western Finland, Ostrobothnia, Korsholm, Kvarken archipelago.

Sommarö, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84)
lat: 63° 09.8144' lon: 21° 18.2930'  
ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7016537 E: 213423


By car

Drive 21 km north from Vaasa along road no. 724 towards
Replot. Continue 9 km west from Replot along road
no. 7242 to Södra Vallgrund. From there, follow the
signs to "Fort Sommarö".

By public transportation

Weekdays you can travel to Södra Vallgrund by bus ( Get off the bus at the store
in Södra Vallgrund.  Turn back for 150 m from the
store and follow the signs to "Fort Sommarö".
The walking distance is about 3 km.    

Topographic map (1:20 000) nr 1331 06 ,
Nautical chart series F (1:50 000) 


150 € /day (incl. VAT 10%).
Children and youth groups 70 € (incl. VAT 10%). 

The hut can be booked at the Eräluvat web store (
Children and youth groups: Choose from Select duration:school group

The lean-to shelter, camp fireplace, and dry closet are in use without charge.


You can pick up and return the keys at the keys is Sale Replot. 
Address: Vallgrundsvägen 1, 65800 Replot.

The keys will only be issued against receipt.
Only handover and return of keys in Sale Replot . More information about Sommarö Rental Hut.  


The guardhouse at Sommarö is equipped with electric
heating and lighting, shower, municipal water system
with potable water. 

Two bedrooms for 22 people. Bunkbeds with mattress, pillows and quilts. Please bring your own sheets. 

Bunkbeds in the first bedroom of the hut.

Bunk beds in the second bedroom of the hut.

The kitchen is equipped with kitchen utensils and cutlery
for 22 people, a freezer, a refrigerator, an electric cooker,
microwave oven, a coffee and tea maker.

An oven, a dining table and cupboards in the kitchen of the hut.

In the yard there is a lean-to shelter and a campfire site
and a dry closet.

Next to the cottage there is a new separate sauna which is heated with wood. Wash water must be carried in.

Light wooden building, sauna with porch in front. Deciduous forest behind the building.

There is no waste management at the hut.
Read more about Hiking Without Littering


  • Pets are permitted in the hut.
  • Bring your own sheets.
  • Clean the hut before you leave. 
  • The key to the boom is included in Sommarö's key ring. The boom has two locks, the top of which can be opened with the key in the key ring. The road boom must be kept locked.
  • The road to the parking lot and the cottage as well as the parking lot is plowed, but be prepared for delays in heavy snowfall. The snow work on the cottage's yard belongs to the tenant.
  • Safety on hiking

Maintenence and Management   

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information

Finnish Nature Centre Haltia, tel. +358 40 163 6200, info(at)

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.

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Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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