Discover 6,700 islands

Åland has 6,700 named islands and a total of 20,000 islands and islets waiting for you to discover. Simply make up your mind as to what to do and see, where, when, how and with whom! This site provides you with further information, maps and contact details.


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Treasure hunt in Mariehamn

Mariehamn is a town that is brimming with secrets. There are a large number of caches to be found. But what is a geocache, actually?

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Åland jewellery with an Italian glow

Jewellery craftsman and designer Roberto Ferrari discovered his passion for silver jewellery in the cheery 1970s in Italy. These days he produces jewellery that is inspired by the soil and granite of Åland.

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Races in the unique archipelago landscape 2017

In Åland there are running and cycle races, as well as other sports events for all tastes, for both amateurs and professionals. The events are spread throughout the year.

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Places where you can … just breathe

During busy holiday times it’s great to be able to pause for breath and recharge your batteries. In Åland there are plenty of naturally beautiful places that provide an invitation to reflect and meditate.

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Kids’ favourites in Åland

Families enjoy the Åland islands. Here are some tips and selected gems that you absolutely should not miss when you are in Åland.

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Highlights

Åland has many fine sights of high class. If your time on Åland is limited and you don’t have time to see everything, there are still a few sights you don’t want to miss.

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Hike on a long-distance path or take a short walk

Hiking in Åland offers a varied landscape.

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Island-hop around the archipelago

Ålandstrafiken’s ferries connect the Åland mainland with the archipelago and the Finnish Turunmaa region.

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Apple country

As you approach northern Finström, something happens to the landscape.

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A town built around shipping

Mariehamn was founded in 1861 by Tsar Alexander II when Åland and Finland were a part of the Russian empire.

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Comfortable camping in the countryside

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Åland Harvest Festival on 18-20 September 2015

This popular event highlights the beautiful autumn colors and offers exciting encounters – the consumer meets the producer, young meets the old, the town-dweller meets the farmer.

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Excursion islands

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Shop till you drop in Åland

You’ll find most of what you need in Åland.

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Live on an island

There are a few more hermit huts on Västra Klobben and Trutklobb, in addition to those on Sviskär.

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Åland celebrates Lillajul

Lillajul, or “Little Christmas”, is an old and popular tradition in Åland. It is always celebrated on the Saturday before the first Advent.

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