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The best way to experience the atmosphere on the lighthouse island is by staying overnight. The night on the island is a unique experience and your imagination takes you back in the old times on the to the beam of the lighthouse during the darkening summer night. Hostel Tankar Inn offers good quality accommodations in the refurbished double rooms of the pilot station building. Shared shower, toilet, kitchen and living areas. Sauna for guests' use. The well-equipped modern kitchen and comfortable living areas can even be converted into a meeting room.Make your stay even more memorable! The tower at the pilot station is possible to rent for accommodation. Windows offer 360 degree view in all directions. The room has its own viewing platform and air conditioning.Dogs are welcome to us!The price includes linen. Extra mattress possibility for a child in the rooms. Breakfast at extra charge at nearby Cafe Tankar.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 fishermen´s church from 1754 and a archipelago hunting museum. Cafe Tankar is fully licensed summer restaurant, where the local´s favorite is the delicious fish soup. To Tankar there are frequent connections from Kokkola Meripuisto onboard m/s Jenny (177 passengers). The accommodation and the boat ticket shall be booked in advance at Visit Kokkola. The cruises weather permitting, please check the availability always directly with us. Getting to the hostel: Kokkola 22 km Free parking at the Meripuisto ferry terminal. Hostel is located on a lighthouse island of Tankar 17km from Kokkola. Kokkola has multiple direct train connection daily both from Helsinki and Rovaniemi (Lappland). It is 3km from the railway station to the ferry terminal.
  • Geolocation longitude : 22.8477
  • Geolocation latitude : 63.949116
  • Address line : c/o Kokkolan Matkailu Oy, Kokkola, 67100, Finland
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