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c/o Kokkolan Matkailu Oy
Kauppatori, 67100 Kokkola
Tel.: +358-40 806 5075, +358-40 806 5077
Open: 1 June - 31 August, Reservation in advance.
This hostel is not available for online-booking yet. Please contact hostel directly.
The lighthouse island of Tankar is a tiny island, about 1 km x 0,5 km. It is situated in the outer archipelago, about 17 km from Kokkola. The landmark of the isle is the 27 m high lighthouse from 1889. It is still in use. There is a nature trail around the island. You can free visit the old fischermen´s church from 1754 and the Seal hunting museum. Cafe Tankar is fully licensed
summer restaurant, where you get f.ex. delicious fish soup. The hostel Tankar Inn has 5 double rooms, a modern kitchen, shower and toilet to use.
The historic lighhouse keepers houses can accommodate further 40 visitors.
To Tankar there are 2-3 daily connections from Kokkola camping onboard m/s Jenny (177 passangers) and m/s Jaana (80 passangers. The voyage Kokkola-Tankar is 1 h 30 min. Accommodation on Tankar and the voyage you can
book from Kokkolan Matkailu Oy (Kokkola City tourist office) on the Kokkola market square.
Credit card accepted
Individual traveller welcome
Rates include local tax
Sheets in price
- Conference/seminar room(s)
- Beach at or near hostel
- Hostel with a difference
- Museums nearby
- River nearby
Situated on an island. Swimming, hiking, fishing.
- Location Hostel is located on an island, 17km from Kokkola.
- Port: Ships to Tankar Island are m/s Jenny from Kokkola Camping, Meripuisto. Trip takes about one and a half hours.
Kokkola 22 km