Junkön is one of the larger islands in the archipelago with a number of permanent residents and it is also the home port of many professional fishermen. Junkön was first mentioned in writing in 1491 and at that time the island had barely surfaced from the sea. At the guest harbour you will find an archipelago museum, a boat engine museum and a summer café. Adjacent to the guest harbour you will also find toilets, showers, drinking water and grill spots. Take a moment to walk around the island, the centre of the village offers an authentic, alluring archipelagic environment with a gallery open during the
There are trails and small roads that lead amongst other places, to a nice sandy beach on the north-eastern tip of the island. Do not miss the mysterious windmill, more than 200 years old. The mill, a so called smock mill, was probably built in the late 18th century and it is not known with certainty how it came to Junkön.
PLEASE NOTE that almost half the island is a designated practice area for the F 21 Air Wing. Public access to the southern part of the island is prohibited.