Discover 6,700 islands

Åland has 6,700 named islands and additionally 20,000 smaller 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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Hike on a long-distance path or take a short walk

Hiking in Åland offers a varied landscape where the surroundings change rapidly from uninhabited forest to ancient monuments and cultural buildings to sea views. Choose the route that suits best for your interests and condition. Browse the (new digital) maps and plan your route.

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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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Races in the unique archipelago landscape 2018

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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Welcome to culinary Åland!

New ideas are bubbling in pots and pans as local gastronomers enthusiastically head toward the future armed with traditional Åland foods and culinary skills.

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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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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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Christmas buffets in Åland 2017

Come and taste Christmas buffets with an archipelago twist! Choose between restaurants with a sea view or view over castle or charming boathouses. Why not try a restaurant with a Green Key certification, listed in the White Guide Nordic or located on an island including a short boat trip? New for this year is a Christmassy Tapas Buffet…

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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 in brief

The archipelago’s islands, climate and location make Åland unique.

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