Tankar is a small lighthouse island which has been inhabited since the 16th century. The oldest buildings are a chapel built in 1754 and fisherman’s hut built in 1768. The lighthouse was completed in 1889.

Today Tankar is a popular tourist attraction offering visitors an experience of nature and an insight into what life used to be like in the archipelago. You will find further information about Tankar island and boat trips to the island on the website of Kokkola Tourism Ltd.

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    Mika Virta (2 months ago)
    Upea paikka
    Dave Joe (2 months ago)
    Nice
    Kåge Ahlsved (6 months ago)
    Pärlan i Karleby skärgård.
    Seppo Säilynoja (7 months ago)
    Great place and recommend.
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