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I visited Utö fo the first time on May Day weekend. The weather was just lovely; sunny and calm. There were only a small amount of visitors so the island was not over overcrowded... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 May 2016
niinan2
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Nurmijarvi, Finland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Honestly, I found the canal, the few cafes around it and the library interesting. Apart from that, it was really boring for me. That said, it is the best hidden place to just unwind and relax by the canal with some wine or coffee.

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Thank Niriha K
Nurmijarvi, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I visited Utö fo the first time on May Day weekend. The weather was just lovely; sunny and calm. There were only a small amount of visitors so the island was not over overcrowded. I'm not a birdwatcher but I was lucky to see Black-crowned night heron and a European stonechat. I just enjoyed the scenes of the archipelago. The... More 

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Thank niinan2
Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

Utö is a remote island some 6 hours from Turku (bus about 2 hours, boat another 4). It is a splendid place for bird-watchers and nature enthusiasts in general. It has a very nice hotel (Havshotel) and a hostel as well as family accommodation throughout the year. A resident gives tours around the island and the lighthouse.Of particular interst is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

Took the M/S Eivor from Pärnäs harbor (it's free!) And enjoyed the trip to Uto. The ship visits 4-5 ports along the route, all islands, and takes 4-5 hours to reach Uto. The ship also has a restaurant with tv's and a sun deck. Uto island has a small, however well stocked, grocery store. The island's main attraction is the... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2012

Good beer if you like ale type of beer. Food is not recommended.

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Kaarina, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

If you have an extra day or two in your hands, take a trip on a free boat travelling through the archipelago to Utö, or another island closer to the mainland, Jurmo. You will experience authentic island living like nowhere else!

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

if you like seaside and thousends islands, boattrip is fantastic, trip this island so wonderful what can´t with words say it mist be see

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