Welcome to the Sea Fortress of Svartholma!
Experience a unic summer day at the exciting Svartholma sea fortress! Catch the water bus from Loviisa Laivasilta marina and make your way to the historical island, explore the fortress ruins and visit the fascinating exhibition. The guided tours and the exhibition of the island are available from Tuesday through Sunday from June 21st to August 7th. The Sea Fortress of Svartholma, situated at the opening of the Bay of Loviisa, is the perfect destination for a leisure trip for the whole family.
The guided walking tours on the island provide you information on the colourful past of the fortress. The tours are arranged at 2 p.m. in Finnish and 4 p.m. in Swedish, in English by appointment. Prices: 6 € / person, 3 € / child (ages 7-12).
The exhibition of Svartholma “The Island of Soldiers, Prisoners and Visitors” presents the exciting history of the fortress island. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m, free entrance.
At the end of the summer, August 13th–28th, the guided tours and the exhibition are available on Saturdays and Sundays.
The water bus between Laivasilta and Svartholma operates from Tuesday through Sunday from June 21st–August 7th and on Saturdays and Sundays from August 13th–28th. Departure from Laivasilta at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and departure from Svartholma at 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Prices (return ticket): adults 18 €, children 9 € (4-12 years).
It is also possible to travel to Svartholma Fortress Island aboard the packet yacht Österstjenan. Advance booking is needed for all cruises aboard the sailing ship.
Svartholma also offers a summer restaurant for the whole family and free berths for visitors arriving by their own boat.
For more information: http://www.visitloviisa.fi/en/attractions/svartholmanmerilinnoitus
LOVIISA TOURIST OFFICE
Mariankatu 12, 07900 Loviisa, Tel. +358 (0)40 555 3387, firstname.lastname@example.org
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