World Heritage Bus - A trip by bus and boat to the Kvarken Archipelago

The World Heritage Bus operates this summer three times a week from June 28th until August 9th in 2015 – on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

The World Heritage Bus leaves from Vasklot via Vaasa Market Square to the World Heritage Site and the harbour of Svedjehamn in Björköby. In the bus you get background information of the World Heritage Site.

The tour is taking you to the heart of the World Heritage Site. In Svedjehamn you can admire the unique DeGeer moraines from the watch tower of Saltkaret, take a walk along the nature trail, rent a bike and take a tour around the village of Björköby, maybe a visit to the local museum of Mårtes. You can a bite at the restaurant in the harbour Café Salteriet which also offers coffee, ice cream and beverages.

Included in the price is a one hour long cruise through the unique archipelago of Kvarken.


13.50 departure from Vasklot (Hotel Tropiclandia)

14:00 departure Vaasa Market Square (Hotel Vaakuna)

14.45 arrival Svedjehamn/Björköby: guiding and presentation (15 min Tues/Fri))

14.45 – 18.15 Programme in Svedjehamn: 1 h World Heritage Cruise (included in the fee)

Optional programme:  take a walk along the Nature Trail Bodvattnet runt and the Watch Tower Saltkaret, Café Salteriet offers food/beverages, ice cream, rent-a-bike and make a trip to the village of Björköby and the Mårtes Local Museum.

18.15 departure to Vasa

19.00 back at Vaasa Market Square

19.10 back at Vasklot (Hotel Tropiclandia)


Tickets: Tues, Fri 30 € (adults) 15 € (<12 years)

Sun 35 € (adults) 20 € (< 12 years)

The tour should be booked in advance (www.visitvaasa.fi ONLINE).

The tour on Sundays is guided by a World Heritage Guide.

Cruises take place in an open boat, so remember to dress warm!

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