Situated on a group of islands off Helsinki, Suomenlinna Fortress was built during the Swedish era as a maritime fortress and acted as a base for the Archipelago Fleet.
Work began on the fortress in 1748 when Finland was still part of Sweden and since then, the Suomenlinna fortress has served under three states being used as a sea fortress of defense against various enemies of the day.
Today, the remarkable fortress is a well-recognized UNESCO world heritage site and is definitely something to add to your Finland yacht charter bucket list!
Suomenlinna is a cultural treasure, an immersive historical experience that still promises plenty of nature
Covering 518 acres of land and consisting of 200 buildings and 6km of defensive walls, the fortress stretches over six separate islands.
Easily accessible throughout the year, Suomenlinna attracts visitors from across the globe offering them an insight into its incredible architecture, fascinating history and beautiful views.
If you want to incorporate a visit to this brilliant UNESCO world heritage site into your Finland yacht charter itinerary, please speak with your preferred yacht charter broker.
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Suomenlinna Fortress Photos