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Arts & Crafts in Mariehamn

Torggatan 15

This charming old wooden house is packed with treasures that show off the creativity and industry of Åland's arty and crafty types. There's a handful of shops tucked into the various rooms – each one enticing in its…
Arts & Crafts in Mariehamn


In a red-brown timber shed in the maritime quarter, you can browse the work of local artists and artisans, including textiles, ceramics, silverware and jewellery. It also sells local delicacies such as sea-buckthorn…
Art in Mariehamn

Little BBQ's Junk Art

The concept is simple: Johan 'Joppan' Karlsson takes junk – old tools, appliances, sheet metal and other discarded stuff – and turns it into art. His speciality is sculptures of creatures of all shapes and sizes, bu…
Food in Eckerö

Mercedes Chocolaterie

Inside the Post och Tullhuset, Venezuela native Mercedes makes exquisite pralines using Åland cream and cacao beans from her homeland. Unique varieties include sea buckthorn, orange and Åland nettle, and dried junip…
Glass in Mariehamn

Jussis Keramik

Watch the glass-blowers at their craft in this workshop turning out ceramics and glassware in a wide variety of bright colours.
Jewellery in Mariehamn


Brooches, cufflinks and necklaces based on the islands’ flora and fauna. Some incorporate Åland’s red rapakivi granite.