The Guest House of Backaro - B & B

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Welcome to Backaro, a small, cosy guesthouse located on the island of Nötö within the Archipelago National Park in south-western Finland.

Backaro is a comfortable guesthouse with nice and cosy bedrooms upstairs. On the entrance floor, we have an "old fashioned" living room for our guests to feel at home in. On the summer veranda we serve breakfast and soup of the day at lunch time. Other meals can be arranged by agreement.

We have preserved the house’s exterior, surroundings and green area. The comforts are a bathroom with shower. Indoor is single electrical dry toilet and of course there is the traditional eco-toilet (dry toilet) outdoors.

We also have a washing machine for our guests. During the summer months, there is a store for provisions 300 m from the guesthouse.

Welcome to the island of Nötö in the archipelago of Turku.

Guest House and service

Pensionat Backaro. Ombonat och trevligt i gammaldags miljö













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The guest house's upper floor has 9 comfortable rooms with a total space for 16 people.

On the entrance floor, we have an "old fashioned" living room for our guests to feel at home in.

The porch summer veranda serve breakfast. Breakfast included in room rate (bed and breakfast).


Backaro erbjuder personlig service av hög kvalitet. Måltiderna vid verandan blir alltid dagens höjdpunkter

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Breakfast will be served on the veranda

Other meals:

For groups

According to the agreement.

Individual guests

Individual guests are given the opportunity to cook their own meals in the Grill House. Fee € 10. The service includes hob (electric), barbecue, charcoal, lighter fluid, utensils. Food can be purchased at the food shop on the island (approx 200 m). :

The Grill house

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Backaro erbjuder härligt fräsch vedeldad bastu

We offer wood-heated sauna

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How do I get there?

Färjan från Pärnäs till Nötö och andra öar inom Skärgårdshavets nationalpark

Backaro is located on the island of Nötö - The Archipelago National Park

If you come by car, you can take E 18 from Helsinki (or from Turku) to "KAARINA" (a suburb 10 km east of Turku). Drive from Kaarina (road no:180) trough the islands of PARGAS to the island of NAGUA trip to Turku archipelago is an attraction. If you travel by car, bus or ferry - you will find the best way to travel between- and to islands in the archipelago of Turku. Modern bridges, spacious ferries and splendid vessels link the islands together. There are also taxibåts operators.

Road directions:

Once acrossthe island of Pargas/Parainen you will need to coatch the( free) yellow ferry to the island Nagu/Nauvo. Pärnäs is situated at the western end of Nagu. You should allow 90 minutes for the journey from Kaarina to Pärnäs.

Once in Pärnäs, park your car in the designated area adjacent to the harbour and take the ferry m/s Eivor, bound for Utö, wich visits Nötö en route. Ferry timetables are shownbelow and the jorney to Nötö takes about 90 minitutes.Note that the ferriers do not run both ways every day.

You may also make the sea jorney by taxi-boat, which must pre-ordered. Pärnäs may be reached by the bus Turku/Korppo which leaves from Turku bus station platform 3 . Once in Nötö, you will see a sign showing he path to Backaro ; the house is about 200 m from the harbour.

Pricelist - Booking - Info

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Phone: +358(0)442908596 , or +358(0)50 4022297

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