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Experience Pargas with local small business owners

Are you planning a trip to Pargas? Doerz offers all the best Pargas experiences. With our local small business owners you can enjoy many authentic experiences, like a sailing trip or SUP-boarding in the breathtaking archipelago of Pargas. With Doerz you’ll find pleasant activities to do in Pargas!

Pargas, or in Finnish Parainen, is a popular destination in Southwest Finland and it is a great combination of city centre, countryside and archipelago. The city of Pargas includes the Pargas city centre Malmen, Nagu, Houtskär, Iniö and Korpo. With Doerz you’ll find professional and enthusiastic local small business owners who will gladly present their hometown to travelers. The most well-known tourist attractions in the Pargas city centre Malmen, or in Finnish Malmi, are the Limestone Quarry, the Old Town Malmen, the Industrial Museum and the Pargas Gray Stone Church.

The Archipelago Trail

In addition to amazing attractions in the city centre, Pargas also offers many amazing attractions in the archipelago by the Archipelago Trail which mostly traverses Pargas. The Archipelago Trail is a 250 km long sea route that allows you to visit the beautiful Finnish archipelago even if you don’t know anything about sailing or boating. In addition to the Archipelago Trail we recommend exploring the island of Seili, the nature paths, the St Olav Waterway and the Archipelago National Park.

Browse through our Pargas experiences and choose your own favourites. We have a wide range of local experiences suitable for different kinds of travellers. We are sure you will find the perfect travel experiences for your visit in Pargas, whether you are a solo traveller, planning a romantic holiday, or travelling to Pargas with friends or family.

Live like a local in Pargas

Pargas, located a 30-minute drive away from Turku, is a popular travel destination in Southwest Finland. The city offers history and is close to amazing nature. Various sailing and cooking activities are the most popular experiences in Pargas. With Doerz’s local small business owners you can experience a sailing trip in amazing scenery. Or would you rather go on a road trip with a local chauffeur?

Also preparing a traditional dinner is among the things you want to experience with the local small business owners. The hidden gems of Pargas can only be found when a local small business owner shares their secrets with you.

What is the best time to travel to Pargas?

Summer is the most popular season to travel to Pargas, because the city and especially the archipelago are at their finest and liveliest and full of various events and sunshine. However Pargas is worth seeing at any time of the year. In winter you can admire the Christmas lights and the snowy scenery or try out various winter sports. We advise you to book your experiences beforehand regardless of the season.

Pargas with children

What to do when travelling to Pargas with kids? There are many unforgettable experiences to enjoy with your family, like a kayaking trip with double kayaks. Authentic experiences are the highlights of your family holiday.

Memorable travel experiences don’t need to be expensive. With our local small business owners we offer lots of affordable activities to do in Pargas. When you book any activity, remember to ask your local guide for insider tips! Our guides are more than happy to share their Pargas knowledge with you, and give you tips about child-friendly activities you can explore for a very small fee or completely free of charge. A family holiday in Pargas can be surprisingly affordable!

Romantic holiday in Pargas

Looking for romantic experiences in Pargas? Try a cooking course using open fire and make a delicious meal together. Our local small business owners know the area thoroughly and can show you the best places for enjoying nature and the amazing scenery with your loved one.

Pargas is a unique honeymoon destination, and newlyweds looking for something different can head out to Pargas instead of crowded beach resorts. Authentic experiences in the beautiful archipelago are worth the trip from anywhere.

Authentic Pargas experiences

If you want to explore something original and genuinely local, take a look at our local experiences listed below. When you find your favourites, make sure to book them right away!

All the Doerz’s small business owners are experienced locals who know their home area like the back of their hands. With their local knowledge, you will get to know all the best experiences and hidden gems of Pargas. We recommend booking your experiences in good time before your holiday. If you can’t book your experiences in advance, don’t worry. Last-minute reservations will work out too, and you can even book your Doerz experience on the spot. Please take notice that many of our experiences are organised on demand, and they are available for booking also when there is no specified date in the introduction.

Experiences in Parainen

Reviews of Parainen experiences

Sailing with a Traditional wooden boat

Iso kiitos koko perheen rentouttavasta ja ihanasta kesän avauksesta! ☀️
Emilia

Sailing with a Traditional wooden boat

Это была афигенная поездка!! Спасибо моим подругам, которые огранизовали это маленькое путешествие вогруг финских острвыов!! И спасибо нашему капитану за приятную компанию, интересную информацию и за безопасную доставку :)
nastia_paints

Sailing with a Traditional wooden boat

Iso kiitos koko perheen rentouttavasta ja ihanasta kesän avauksesta! ☀️
Emilia
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