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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Lighthouses around Åland

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Christmas markets in Åland 2017

Jan Karlsgården’s Christmas Market is the first and biggest of the Christmas markets in Åland. Christmas market in Maritime Quarter as well as in the Market Square are a tradition in Mariehamn.

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Meet, train and compete in Åland

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Labelled, the art of turning the old into something new

I started out with a show in a multistorey car park. I like doing things that nobody’s expecting.

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Stay in a guest house or B&B in the countryside

Åland has a long tradition of taking care of travellers.

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Christmas buffets in Åland 2017

Christmas buffets in Åland introduce a traditional Christmas buffet with an archipelago twist. The local buffet draws inspiration from both Sweden and Finland. But smoked perch, pine tar marinated herring and shoemaker’s salmon are Åland dishes that give the Christmas buffet extra spice.

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Art and culture in small museums

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Kobba Klintar – the Ålander statue of liberty

She cried, told the story and laughed alternately because she felt that it was such a delight that at least the boys had made it.

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