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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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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Christmas markets in Åland 2018

Explore Christmas markets in Åland and experience the warm atmosphere and all the familiar Christmas scents and flavours.

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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. Get into Christmas spirit and celebrate Lillajul in Åland by visiting the Christmas market “Lillajulmarknaden” at Jan Karlsgården open-air museum in Sund.

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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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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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Safeguard and discover the countryside

Smooth, flat pieces of rock, windswept dwarf pines and leafy forest meadows.

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Lighthouses around Åland

Take a look at the lighthouses on Åland and find out about the life as lighthouse keeper. You can visit several of the lighthouses either with your own boat or on a guided tour.

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Meet, train and compete in Åland

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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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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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