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Svedjehamn kalasatama fiskehamn UNESCO


Welcome to the UNESCO World Heritage Site

World heritage site is a cultural or natural environment that is considered so unique and valuable that it is considered important to protect. World heritage sites are named by Unesco under the UN. In 2006, the sea of Kvarken was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Area. Merenkurkku archipelago in Finland and Höga kusten in Sweden are the opposites of each other Merenkurkku being low and stony where Höga Kusten is full of high rocky walls.​

Bodvattnet Bodagård gammal fiskehamn


Salteriet summer cafe

The authentic fishing village and harbor offer good opportunities for camping in the heart of nature and getting to know the world heritage site.

Book accommodation in Svedjehamn in a private sauna cottage by the sea at
Fisherman's cottage or at Svedjehamn Camping
(opened in 2024)
- available now! Electricity, toilets, showers, fully equipped kitchen with lounge and terrace, possibility to empty the chemical toilet, book swap and trampoline. Book your spot here.
Also spots for tents!
Book your spot for a tent.


Björköby and Svedjehamn harbor offer versatile services and opportunities for nature hikers and day trips. Bodvattnet runt and Långgrundet nature trails depart from Svedjehamn. The paths pass by the Saltkaret lookout tower, which offers great views of the harbor and the sea. In the harbor you can find the summer cafe Salteriet, a swimming area, a craftsman's shop and a new camping area opened in summer 2024. The renovated beach suitable for children is only about 500m away on foot. Next to the camping you can find a fire place and ice cream shop. 

Björköby village has a boat and motor museum, miniature golf, an idyllic village shop, an inn and a village church. It is possible to rent bicycles from several points.  It is interesting to see the old houses, boat houses and buildings in the fishermen´s village where they have preserved the cultural surroundings. Not to forget the nature trails and unique milieu. 

Experience the serene peace and charming essence of the sea in the pearl of the Baltic Sea.

Archipelago, sunset and nature - here you can relax from everyday moments!

Magnificent seascapes, peaceful  atmosphere and great fishing and outdoor opportunities in the unique Merenkurkku World Heritage Area.

At the new Svedjehamn campsite, you can stay overnight in your own motorhome or trailer or in tents. Those staying overnight in the area have access to shared sanitary facilities, as well as a kitchen and dining and lounge areas. Upgraded Glamping tents are also coming soon. The parking sites are equipped with electric poles. 

The Svedjehamn Camping area will open 12th of June 2024. Reservations can be made e.g. via Matkaparkki,

Campcation or BestCamp.

Accommodation in the sauna cottage can be booked through Airbnb from here.



Björköntie 1006 SVEDJEHAMN


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