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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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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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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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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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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The oldest champagne found at the bottom of the sea

In the summer of 2010 five bottles of beer were discovered in a shipwreck in Föglö in Åland’s outer archipelago.

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The churches tell a story

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Åland’s archipelago by boat

Åland’s archipelago, with its smooth rocks and varied, species-rich landscape, is best experienced in your own or a hired boat.

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Biggest football tournament being played in Åland

The Alandia Cup represents Åland’s biggest recurring event. Finland’s biggest football tournament for 11-year-olds is taking place 16–20 June 2019 in Åland. Participating junior players, family members and organisers meet up at different football arenas in Åland.

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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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A stroll around Mariehamn

It’s quite easy to discover the harbour and shipping town of Mariehamn on foot or by bicycle.

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The wreck’s valuable hidden cargo

On 16 July the news was published that “the world’s oldest champagne” had been found in Åland.

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