Brännskär

How to find us

The island of Brännskär is located in the southwestern archipelago of Finland, in Åboland, south of Nagu, on the edge of the outer archipelago. The island is not far from Kirjais in Nagu, which is connected to the mainland via bridges and commuter ferries. It is easy to find the way to the guest marina by boat, but it is also possible to reach Brännskär by car from the mainland. You should drive to Kirjais, where you can park your car and take the commuter ferry Ms Nordep to Brännskär. Another alternative is to drive to Pärnäs, the Nagu-Korpo ferry berth and take the commuter ferry Cheri for the last nautical miles. You can also travel to Pärnäs by bus. Further information, telephone numbers of the taxis and the bus and ferry timetables can be found at Traffic services.


How to reach Brännskär by boat:

Brännskär N 60' 05,2'  E 21' 58,6' can be found about 3 nautical miles to the east from Gullkrona, and on the nautical chart the island can be found on page 709. Whether you arrive from the east or from the west, it is easy to find the guest marina located in the southwestern bay at Brännskär. You will recognize the marina by the red boathouse and the houses around the ferry berth. The location is deep in the harbour, so you need not worry about your boat. Further information about the harbour can be found at Visit Brännskär.


How to reach Brännskär by car:

If you come driving from Turku:

Drive south on the old Turuntie road past the centre of Kaarina and then turn right to Saaristotie (Skärgårdsvägen) towards Pargas. Drive through the centre of Pargas and further until the ferry Pargas-Nagu . The crossing by ferry takes about 10 minutes. The drive from the crossroads at Kaarina to the Pargas-Nagu ferry takes about 40 minutes. After the ferry you will drive for about five minutes before turning left towards Kirjais. After about 9 kilometres you turn left again towards Kirjais. The distance to Kirjais village from here is six kilometres, but you continue through the village and further to the commuter ferry harbour, where the road ends. It takes about 25 minutes from the ferry to the commuter ferry harbour. You can continue from here on Ms Nordep or a taxi boat.

Another alternative is that instead of turning at the first crossroads to Kirjais, you continue to Pärnäs at the Nagu-Korpo ferry berth, where the commuter ferry Cheri is waiting for you, provided that you follow the timetable. It takes about half an hour from the Pargas-Nagu ferry to the ferry berth at Pärnäs.

If you come driving from Helsinki:

Drive the Turkumotorway towards Turkuuntil you come to the crossroads towards Pargas about 5 kilometres before Turku. Turn left to Pargas and drive straight on Saaristotie (Skärgårdsvägen) through the centre of Pargas and further until the ferry Pargas-Nagu, the ferry takes 10 minutes. The drive between the crossroads to Pargas on the motorway and the Pargas-Nagu ferry takes 45 minutes. After the ferry you will drive for about five minutes before turning left towards Kirjais. After about 9 kilometres you turn left again towards Kirjais. The distance to Kirjais village from here is six kilometres, but you continue through the village and further to the commuter ferry harbour, where the road ends. It takes about 25 minutes from the ferry to the commuter ferry harbour. You can continue from here on Ms Nordep or a taxi boat.

Another alternative is that instead of turning at the first crossroads to Kirjais, you continue to Pärnäs at the Nagu-Korpo ferry berth, where the commuter ferry Cheri is waiting for you, provided that you follow the timetable. It takes about half an hour from the Pargas-Nagu ferry to the ferry berth at Pärnäs.

If you come driving from Åland:

Cross the sea on a ferry either to Galtby in Korpo or to Vartsala in Kustavi. If you come from Kustavi, you can drive either through Turkuor through Iniö, the archipelago road to the ferry Houtskär-Korpo and further until the ferry Korpo-Nagu. Continue driving from the ferry through the centre of Nagu until you turn right towards Kirjais and drive until Kirjais village and further to the commuter ferry berth. From here you can continue to Brännskär on Ms Nordep or a  taxi boat.

Another alternative is that instead of driving on from the Korpo-Nagu ferry you stop at the ferry berth in Pärnäs in Nagu and continue on the commuter ferry Cheri which is waiting for you, provided that you follow the timetable.

Åbolands Skärgårdsstiftelse
European Regional Development Fund
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