Lapped at by the sea on three sides and taken over by holidaymakers and their yachts in summer, this resort is a popular destination. The island of Kailo, off the coast, is the stronghold of the Moumine family, brought to life by writer Tove Jansson. The old town built up around the convent. Following a fire in 1628, Naantali was rebuilt to the plan of the medieval town. Numerous wooden buildings date from the 18C and 19C. A major classical music festival is held every June.