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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Exercise in the unique archipelago landscape

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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Shop till you drop in Åland

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

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Christmas buffets in Åland 2016

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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Traces of Swedish power in Kastelholm

A visit to the medieval castle at Kastelholm in Sund makes for an exciting outing for the whole family.

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Art and culture in small museums

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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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The churches tell a story

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Bomarsund was big at the time Åland belonged to Russia

The biggest military facility that had ever been built in Åland was the Bomarsund fortress.

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We wait for the beer. It takes as long as it takes.

If you like barbecuing, think about that barbecue and that perfectly browned meat, and you’ll find that this variety of beer comes in useful.

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The Åland Islands gourmet delights

There are fantastic raw products in Åland, and plenty of locally sourced products.

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