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Elisaari, foto: City of Helsinki

Open 1.5 - 30.9 and by agreement


10270 Barösund

Information and booking

tel. +358 40 701 6301 (in Finnish)


In Barösund in the Inkoo archipelago, on the western end of the island. About 65 km from Helsinki by boat - by car about 73 km to the Barölandet ferry and then 1.5 km to the island.

Driving directions

From Helsinki along Hanko road past the Inkoo intersection about 2 km to a sign pointing right marked Fagervik. Take the ramp down and then turn left towards Fagervik. Drive about 1 km and turn right towards Fagervik. Drive about 7 km and turn left towards Barösund, which is about another 7 km. There is a ferry from Barösund to Orslandet. There are signs from here to the Elisaari parking lot, which is about 2 km down the road. There is a quay from which you can see the Elisaari harbour.


The City of Helsinki owns the parking lot in Orslandet, which is about 100 metres from the Elisaari harbour. You can make the journey on a taxi-boat from the Barösund ferry or agree upon a pick-up with the person in charge of managing the area. Trygve Henriksson, tel. +358 40 5026836.

Public transport

There are bus services from Helsinki to Barösund, which is about 2.5 km from Elisaari.
More information from Helsinki Matkahuolto.


The Elisaari area is very beautiful and is the site of one of the largest natural oak forests in Finland. A manor was built on the island in 1902. Many rare plants grow here along with many animals. White-tailed deer and elk have also been observed in the area. The marked nature trail is a good way to explore the island, part of which was declared a nature reserve in 1994. The recreational area was established in 1971. It covers 323 hectares, 91 of which is water.


- Landing stages in the straits between Elisaari and Orslandet. 100 moorings, over 50 of which have electricity, the largest boats have had a draught of 2.6 m. 
- Harbour dues EUR 16-20 per day, electricity EUR 5-6, shower EUR 3 per person
- Rowing-boats for hire, charge EUR 5 per hour or EUR 15 per day 
- Fishing possibility for lure fishing, permits from office
- 3 cooking shelters with table and fireplace, supplied firewood
- Saunas; 2 saunas by the sea, self-service, larger sauna suitable for groups
- 2 beaches
- Kiosk in season open 9.00 - 22.00, also acts as the area's office
- Catering service and cafe; catering in the manor, meals from breakfast to supper for groups by arrangement, the manor cafe is open in the afternoon on weekends in summer
- Meeting room in main house, charge EUR 25 per hour 
- Camping site next to the harbour; cooking shelters, WCs and running water, tent place (4 - 5 persons) €16 / tent and bigger tents EUR 4 per perosn, tent fee EUR 8 per day
- Tammisto Villa; accommodation for 6 persons, made of timber, next to an oak grove, near the shore, normal cottage furnishings and electric heat. Charge EUR 110 per day 
- Sister's House located 800 metres from the shore. The building is divided into 2 separate parts with the small part sleeping 3 persons, and the large part 6. Normal cottage furnishings and electric heat, charge EUR 60/70 / day / flat

Extra bed and crib can be reserved for all the above

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