Svartå is the place that is situated in the Eastern part of Raseborg. People have lived here since the Stone Age and year 1561 the first ironworks in Finland was founded in Svartå. Year 1929 Svartå became a part of the Karis municipality. Svartå Manor is the biggest tourist attraction in Svartå village. 

Currently Svartå has 1350 inhabitants and the village is a part of the large municipality Raseborg. You’ll find a kindergarden, a primary school and a library in Svartå. Svartå Manor offers both accommodation and exclusiv food at their restaurant. 

Sights i Svartå

Svartå Mill

Svartå Mill was founded at the 16th century, because of the enery giving rapids in the area. The Mill had it’s heydays during the 18th century when the Linder family took care of the area. Year 1901 the ironworks was replaced by wood industry. Currently the company SBA Interior works in the mill and they manufacture products in metal.

Svartå Manor

The manor was built during the years 1783-1796 by Magnus Linder II. The building is the biggest no-church building made of wood. Today the main building at the manor works as a museum with beautiful and historical interior. 


A precious mountain region with a variety of heights. Beautiful nature and a magical view over the Lojo lake.