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Your guide to the archipelago!

Karlskrona and Sweden’s most southerly archipelago is made up of 1,650 islands, islets and skerries – from Hasslö in the west to Utlängan in the east. Savour blue days of wind, water, salt-splashed rocks and glorious bays for bathing. 

You best experience all the islands' hidden gems by bike or on foot, so feel free to bring the bike on the archipelago boats, when it is possible.

Karlskrona Tourist Center happily advise you on different tours.

Enjoy an archipelago tour!

Boat traffic to the archipelago starts from Fisktorget and from Handelshamnen in Karlskrona. During the summer, an archipelago tour to the Eastern archipelago also departs from the harbor in Torhamn. Several boats can moor one island during the same day, and therefore you can easily combine different trips. Map and tour suggestions can be found at

Enjoy an archipelago tour - all year round!

In Karlskrona, it is possible to visit the beautiful archipelago by boat throughout the year. Boat traffic to the archipelago departs from Fisktorget and from Handelshamnen in Karlskrona. Maps and tour suggestions for the islands in the eastern archipelago and to Sturkö and Hasslö can be found at If you want to visit the island Aspö, you do it easily with a free road ferry from Handelshamnen. Timetable and map to Aspöleden.

Lovely islands! Find the one best suited for you.

Garpahamnen på Hasslö

Go by boat to Hasslö

Take the boat to Hasslö! On the island there are both cottages and hostels for those who want to stay over.

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Archipelago life on Sturkö - Blekinge's largest island

Go by bike and visit cafés on Sturkö. Blekinge's largest island attracts with lovely bathing coves and fine fishing waters.

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Aspö - An island with exciting historical sites

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Discover Torhamn

Petroglyphs, bird watching, hiking and café visits in Torhamnslandet.  

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Sweden’s most south-easterly group of islands.

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Islands in the outer sea belt. The eastern archipelago.

You can reach these islands by archipelago boat, boat taxi or with your own boat or kayak.

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Tjurkö - The stonecutter island

The Stonecutter island, as it is also known, boasts an interesting past.

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Senoren -  Great for family-outings!

The view is wonderful from the bridge that leads across the strait, Möcklösundsbron.

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Adventure in the archipelago

Have you ever been camping on a deserted island or paddled a kayak at sunset in a UNESCO biosphere reserve? No? Then it's time!

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An archipelago idyll

Pelles Sjöbod is located in one of the boathouses that you see first of all when you come by boat to the island Stenshamn.

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Take a dip! Healthy, fresh and free. Rocks, jetty or beach. The options are many among 1650 islands!

In Karlskrona there are 32 official bathing places and hundreds of beautiful bathing cliffs.

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