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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Åland music festivals you won’t want to miss in 2019

Music is an important part of the summer in Åland. Come and visit one or several of Åland’s all summer festivals 2019!

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Join us and sail the seven seas on board the Pommern

Pommern is back and the new visitor experience will make the ship come alive with the crew’s own stories. It will take you back to the 1930s and on a fictional voyage around the world. Join us and sail the seven seas! It’s an unforgettable voyage.

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Races in the unique archipelago landscape 2019

In Åland there are running and cycle races, as well as other sports events for all tastes, for both amateurs and professionals. Browse the events and come and challenge yourself in the Åland archipelago.

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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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Midsummer in Åland

Midsummer is one of Åland’s most popular festivals. Welcome to take part of the traditional midsummer´s celebration!

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Get around on a bicycle or Motorbike

The Åland Islands are known as cycle-friendly islands. The short distances from A to B make them excellent for cycling and motorcycling. Take a look at our route suggestions.

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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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Sailing and boating

Explore Åland’s archipelago in your own boat. There are both an abundance of beautiful coves and thousands of islands here. You get to escape the crowds and may often have a whole bay to yourself.

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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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The postal route went through Åland

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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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Come and have a food and drink experience in the Smakbyn

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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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The world’s oldest beer has been recreated

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Experience a Viking market on traditional soil

Welcome to the Viking market in Saltvik Kvarnbo 26–28 July that will propel you right into the world of the Vikings. Come and meet modern Vikings from Swedish, Finnish, British, German and Polish Viking associations. Viking-style songs and music alternate with weapon games and training in the art of combat.

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The legal right of access to private land (“Allemansrätten”) in Åland

You have the right to move around freely on foot, on a bicycle or in a kayak,

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