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Kaunissaari

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Camping in Helsinki on a gorgeous island with sauna and cafe

For travellers craving for an authentic Finnish experience without having to hire a car, you... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
scandi_paris
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United Kingdom
Kaunissaari - summertime recreational area of Helsinki City

A little remote, Kaunissaari is located 20 kilometres east of Helsinki City. It is a forest island... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
KHH1958
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

For travellers craving for an authentic Finnish experience without having to hire a car, you couldn't do better than go camping in Kaunissaari. In 2018, it was 15 euros per night per tent and, as the other reviewers have mentioned, NorsöLine's boat to the island...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scandi_paris
Reviewed July 16, 2017

A little remote, Kaunissaari is located 20 kilometres east of Helsinki City. It is a forest island in the Gulf of Finland about 2 km in length and a bit less than 1 km in width. In the summertime and early autumn, it is well...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Finnish archipelago is my personal nature favorite in Finland, and I have made it a hobby to visit the islands near Helsinki. Kaunissaari is a beautiful island, accessible by a boat from Vuosaari harbour in eastern Helsinki. What I found most appealing about this island...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Solja V
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

As Helsinki-born downtown-dweller I highly recommend you to go on a day-trip to see and enjoy the best of Helsinki arghipelago! Camping and cottage renting is also possible at Kaunissaari, but the island is easily accessible for just for a picnic on a beautiful summer...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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