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Jomala’s Sankt Olaf’s Kyrka dates back to the 12th century, having had several repairs and patch-ups in the meantime...
Near the crossing to Lumparland, SkeppargårdenPellas is the homestead museum of a local shipmaster.
In Norrby, Sankta Birgitta Kyrka has 13th- and 14th-century wall paintings that tell the story of St Nicholas, the patron saint of seafarers.
In a small village just 5km north of Godby, Sankt Mikael Kyrka features a well-preserved interior including a wealth of medieval frescoes and sculptures.
Sankta Catharina Kyrka in Kattby was built in the 13th century though a fire in the beginning of the 15th century led it to be rebuilt with fresh wall paintings.
The small Bomarsund museum has information and displays bits and pieces excavated from the site of the ruined Russian fortress Bomarsund.
Sankt Andreas Kyrka was built in 1720 making it a relative youngster, but it is Åland’s oldest surviving wooden church which lends it a certain charm...
At Käringsund harbour is Ålands Jakt och Fiskemuseum , which gets a little ghoulish after so many stuffed animals and gun-toting photographs, though the pearl-digging displays are interesting.
In Storby, this museum shows off the typical archipelago house of sailor Johan Ekblom, with a section devoted to banking history. The museum is known for limited opening hours so call ahead to check.
On the main road between Vargata and Lövö, Seffers Hembygdsgård is an 18th-century farmhouse that makes an easy if not essential break. It has a windmill, farm equipment and a Midsummer pole on display.
The island’s church is recognisable by its curiously bulbous tower. Parts of the church date back to the 15th century though much of the structure is spruce 18th-century work.
The 14th-century Sankta Maria Magdalena Kyrka is on an island south from Degerby connected by a bridge and a scenic road.
In 1886 the famous landscape painter Victor Westerholm invited some of his artist friends to his summer house in Önningeby, a tiny village in eastern Jomala...
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