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Jomalaleden – cultural landscape and historic sights

The long trail has different start and end points, and it can be divided into shorter or longer stages and with different directions. The trail offers beautiful nature, villages with fine homesteads from the late 1800s and historical sights such as Kungsö Coastal Battery Hill and Jumala church. 

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Trollstigen – tell-a-tale-trail with fairy tale figures

The tell-a-tale trail, a special trail for younger children, runs at Getabergen over smooth rocks amidst knotted dwarf pines. Along the trail there are information boards telling about the rock formations of the cliffs and fairy-tale figures, you can also learn about the nature as a fairy-tale. There is also a picnic table along the trail.

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Medeltidsstigen – ancient burial site and Great Northern War

The Medieval Trail leads around a wooded hill and passes an ancient burial site with some 30 graves from 400–1000 AD. Along the trail you can learn about the village history: e.g. fishing in the Middle Ages, roe deer hunting in the 16th century and the Great Northern War 1714–21.

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Grottstigen – rock formations and dwarf pines

The Grottstigen cave trail starts from Getabergen, one of Åland’s highest hills that rises almost 100 metres above the sea level. It offers magnificent view over the islands and skerries and across the open sea, as well as breathtaking rocky slopes and exciting rock formations and caves.

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Jyddö – sea fowl and butterflies

The landscape is varied with open areas and partly rolling terrain. On higher rocky hills you get scenic views of both cultural and archipelago landscapes. Bird life is rich with seabirds and a white-tailed eagle is a common sight. Along the path there is a lookout tower and several nice picnic spots with tables.

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Hastersboda – seashores and magical coniferous forests

The trail goes over rocky shorelines and through an old, untouched coniferous forest. Information boards along the trail depict the life of the bygone days: fishing, farming, forestry traditions and self-sufficiency. The birdlife is rich, and there is a bird watching tower with splendid sea views.

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Lappo – archipelago nature and a midsummer pole

The trail presents the beautiful diversity of the archipelago nature, and the vicinity of the sea is tangible. The trail passes Lappo Disc Golf Park and a picnic table with wonderful sea views, the island’s midsummer pole on Vårdberget hill, as well as the Archipelago Museum in the picturesque harbour.

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Godbyrundan – vast views and foreign trees

The trail around Godby offers prehistoric burial sites, splendid views, diverse nature and a number of rare tree species in an arboretum. The ancient burial site of Björken and Kungshögarna burial site are from the younger Iron Age (400–1000 AD).

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