The Åland Islands Guide

The Åland Islands Guide

Welcome to the Åland Islands! Are you thinking about visiting the Åland Islands or have you already booked your vacation? Don't miss our guide about the places to see and the things to do here.

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The Guide to the Åland Islands: Sights

The Castle of Kastelholm

The Castle of Kastelholm is a place where you can learn more about the Åland Island. It's a wonderful place for taking a walk and enjoying the scenery as well. Next to the castle you find the Jan Karlsgården open-air museum.

Sights on Åland – The Castle of Kastelholm

The Fortress of Bomarsund

Another historical spot on the Åland Islands is the Fortress of Bomarsund. While taking a stroll among the ruins, it does not require all that much to imagine the liveliness and the bustle of the village in the 19th century, when the fortress was being built by the Russians.

Sights on Åland – The Fortress of Bomarsund


Visit the Ramsholmen nature reserve if you are looking for a moment of peace in beautiful nature. It's a lovely place for a walk and barbecue as well. Strongly recommended!

Sights on Åland – Ramsholmen

Lemböte Chapel Ruin

Another piece of history of the islands can be found at the Lemböte chapel. Like so many other sights on the Åland Islands, the ruins are hidden in the lushness of nature. This is the perfect place for a picnic in the sun on a lazy summer's day.

Sights on Åland – Lemböte Chapel Ruin

Kungsö Battery

The ruins of the battery are not very well preserved but there is a watchtower that offers a breathtaking view over the southwestern coast of Åland.

Sights on Åland – Kungsö Battery

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