Places in Åland Archipelago
Two out of every five Ålanders live in the village-like capital Mariehamn and the lagting (parliament) and landskapsstyrelse (Åland’s government) are located here. The town was christened by Alexander II after the Empress Maria, and its broad streets lined with linden trees recall its Russian heritage.
Northern & Southern Archipelagos
Åland’s tiny granite outer islets are strewn with silver birches, and offer great walking, cycling and kayaking and winter ice skating. Bring cash as none of the islands have ATMs. Fuel is limited, so fill up before travelling here. The northern and southern archipelagos are served by the archipelago ferries.
Tours and activities
Tips and articles
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