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Åland Tourist Attractions: 15 Top Places To Visit

Planning to visit Åland? Check out our Åland Travel Guide video and see top most Tourist Attractions in Åland.

Top Places to visit in Åland (Finland):
Aland Maritime Museum, Museumship Pommern, Kastelholms Slott, Bomarsund Fortress, Kobba Klintar, Lilla Holmen, The Maritime Quarter, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, The Aland Island Art Museum, Eckero Post & Tullhus, Open-air Museum Jan Karlsgården, Kumlinge Church, Kokar, Salis Batteri, Wiklof Holding Arena

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Mariehamn Tourist Attractions: 9 Top Places To Visit

Planning to visit Mariehamn? Check out our Mariehamn Travel Guide video and see top most Tourist Attractions in Mariehamn.

Top Places to visit in Mariehamn (Finland):
Aland Maritime Museum, Museumship Pommern, Kobba Klintar, Lilla Holmen, The Maritime Quarter, The Aland Island Art Museum, Wiklof Holding Arena, Aalands Parliament, Islandia

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Tourism in Finland - Best Tourist Attractions

Tourism in Finland - Best Tourist Attractions

Finland is a sovereign state in Northern Europe. The country has land borders with Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east. To the south is the Gulf of Finland with Estonia on the opposite side. Finland is a Nordic country and, together with Scandinavia, is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia.

Finland's population is 5.5 million (2016), and the majority of the population is concentrated in the southern region. 88.7% of the population is Finnish and speaks Finnish, a Uralic language unrelated to the Scandinavian languages; next come the Finland-Swedes (5.3%). Finland is the eighth-largest country in Europe and the most sparsely populated country in the European Union. It is a parliamentary republic with a central government based in the capital city of Helsinki, local governments in 311 municipalities, and one autonomous region, the Åland Islands. Over 1.4 million people live in the Greater Helsinki metropolitan area, which produces one third of the country's GDP.

Finland was inhabited when the last ice age ended, approximately 9000 BCE. The first settlers left behind artifacts that present characteristics shared with those found in Estonia, Russia, and Norway. The earliest people were hunter-gatherers, using stone tools. The first pottery appeared in 5200 BCE, when the Comb Ceramic culture was introduced. The arrival of the Corded Ware culture in southern coastal Finland between 3000 and 2500 BCE may have coincided with the start of agriculture. The Bronze Age and Iron Age were characterised by extensive contacts with other cultures in the Fennoscandian and Baltic regions and the sedentary farming inhabitation increased towards the end of Iron Age. At the time Finland had three main cultural areas, Southwest Finland, Tavastia and Karelia, as reflected in contemporary jewellery.

From the late 13th century, Finland gradually became an integral part of Sweden through the crusades and the Swedish part-colonisation of coastal Finland, a legacy reflected in the prevalence of the Swedish language and its official status. In 1809, Finland was incorporated into the Russian Empire as the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland. In 1906, Finland became the first European state to grant all adult citizens the right to vote, and the first in the world to give all adult citizens the right to run for public office.

Following the 1917 Russian Revolution, Finland declared itself independent. In 1918, the fledgling state was divided by civil war, with the Bolshevik-leaning Red Guard supported by the equally new Soviet Russia, fighting the White Guard, supported by the German Empire. After a brief attempt to establish a kingdom, the country became a republic. During World War II, the Soviet Union sought repeatedly to occupy Finland, with Finland losing parts of Karelia, Salla, Kuusamo, Petsamo and some islands, but retaining independence.

Finland joined the United Nations in 1955 and established an official policy of neutrality. The Finno-Soviet Treaty of 1948 gave the Soviet Union some leverage in Finnish domestic politics during the Cold War era. Finland joined the OECD in 1969, the NATO Partnership for Peace in 1994, the European Union in 1995, the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council in 1997, and finally the Eurozone at its inception, in 1999.

Finland was a relative latecomer to industrialisation, remaining a largely agrarian country until the 1950s. After World War II, the Soviet Union demanded war reparations from Finland not only in money but also in material, such as ships and machinery. This forced Finland to industrialise. It rapidly developed an advanced economy while building an extensive welfare state based on the Nordic model, resulting in widespread prosperity and one of the highest per capita incomes in the world. Finland is a top performer in numerous metrics of national performance, including education, economic competitiveness, civil liberties, quality of life, and human development. In 2015, Finland was ranked first in the World Human Capital and the Press Freedom Index and as the most stable country in the world during 2011–2016 in the Fragile States Index. A large majority of Finns are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

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Going to the Finnish island of Åland - My take-aways

My take-aways from going to the Finnish island of Åland. I took the Viking Line Baltic ferry Viking Grace from Stockholm, through the Stockholm archipelago to Åland islands and changed in Mariehamn to Viking Amorella back to Stockholm. This day trip to Aland islands is mostly to do tax free shopping and of course sing Finnish karaoke. How was the sun deck? How was the food? What could you do onboard? This questions are answered in the video.

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1) Northern Lights

2) Riisitunturi National Park
In the winter the candle-like spruces are clad with a thick coating of condensed frost

3) Pyhä-Luosto National Park
Enjoy Lapland's big skies, lit by the Northern Lights in winter and the Midnight Sun around midsummer

4) Helsinki
The capital of Finland is a compact city easily explored on foot

5) Santa Claus House
Open everyday of the yea,r near the city of Rovaniemi

6) Aland Island
The Åland archipelago consists of around 6500 islands, but only more than 60 are inhabited

7) Suomenlinna
In 1991, Suomenlinna was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

8) Oulanka National Park
The many trail options and hanging bridges will take you to the most impressive waterfalls in Finland

9) Koli National Park
The splendid scenery always instills a sense of serenity and wonder in visitors

10) Archipelago National Park
It has been described as the world's most beautiful archipelago

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Aland Drone Flight: The Åland Islands, or Åland, is an autonomous region of Finland. Comprising around 6,700 islands, this Swedish-speaking archipelago is in the Baltic Sea. The capital, Mariehamn, on the main island of Fasta Åland, is known for its beaches and streets lined with 19th-century wooden townhouses, handicraft shops and cafes. Västerhamn, the towns western port, links Åland with Estonia, Sweden and mainland Finland. Västerhamn is home to the Åland Maritime Museum, with exhibits about the areas seafaring past, and the 4-masted sailing ship Pommern, which is moored beside the museum. Boatbuilding and crafts are on show in Sjökvarteret, the maritime quarter along Mariehamns eastern harbor. Kastelholm Castle, northeast of Mariehamn, dates back to the 14th century. Farther east are the ruins of Bomarsund, a Russian fortress destroyed in the Crimean War. Ferries from Grisslehamn, Sweden, land at Berghamn port on Eckerö Island, west of Fasta Åland. To the southeast, remote Kökar Island has the remains of a medieval Franciscan monastery. [wikipedia // Google]

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10 Best places to visit in summer, Sweden, Oland

In this video featured the best places to visit in summer on one of the Sweden's beautiful sunny island. Featured places: Borgholm Castle, Ekotorp Fort, Solliden Park. Ottenby Naturum, Böda sand, Strand Hotell, Blå Jungfrun, Oland park, Byrum's raikar, Trollskogen

FINLAND TOP 10 CITIES 2017,10 Best Places to Visit in Finland

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Finland (/ˈfɪnlənd/ (About this sound listen); Finnish: Suomi [suomi] (About this sound listen); Swedish: Finland [ˈfɪnland]), officially the Republic of Finland,[7] is a sovereign state in Northern Europe. A peninsula with the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west, the country has land borders with Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east. Estonia is south of the country across the Gulf of Finland. Finland is a Nordic country situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia, which also includes Scandinavia. Finland's population is 5.5 million (2014), and the majority of the population is concentrated in the southern region.[8] 88.7% of the population is Finnish people who speak Finnish, a Uralic language unrelated to the Scandinavian languages; the second major group are the Finland-Swedes (5.3%). In terms of area, it is the eighth largest country in Europe and the most sparsely populated country in the European Union.

Finland is a parliamentary republic with a central government based in the capital Helsinki, local governments in 311 municipalities,[9] and an autonomous region, the Åland Islands. Over 1.4 million people live in the Greater Helsinki metropolitan area, which produces a third of the country's GDP. From the late 12th century, Finland was an integral part of Sweden, a legacy reflected in the prevalence of the Swedish language and its official status. In the spirit of the notion of Adolf Ivar Arwidsson (1791–1858), we are not Swedes, we do not want to become Russians, let us therefore be Finns, the Finnish national identity started to become established. Nevertheless, in 1809, Finland was incorporated into the Russian Empire as the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland. In 1906, Finland became the second nation in the world to give the right to vote to all adult citizens and the first in the world to give all adult citizens the right to run for public office.[10][11] Following the 1917 Russian Revolution, Finland declared itself independent.

In 1918, the fledgling state was divided by civil war, with the Bolshevik-leaning Reds supported by the equally new Soviet Russia, fighting the Whites, supported by the German Empire. After a brief attempt to establish a kingdom, the country became a republic. During World War II, the Soviet Union sought repeatedly to occupy Finland, with Finland losing parts of Karelia, Salla and Kuusamo, Petsamo and some islands, but retaining independence. Finland joined the United Nations in 1955 and established an official policy of neutrality. The Finno-Soviet Treaty of 1948 gave the Soviet Union some leverage in Finnish domestic politics during the Cold War era. Finland joined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 1969, the NATO Partnership for Peace on 1994,[12] the European Union in 1995, the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council in 1997,[12] and finally the Eurozone at its inception, in 1999.

Finland was a relative latecomer to industrialization, remaining a largely agrarian country until the 1950s. After World War II, the Soviet Union demanded war reparations from Finland not only in money but also in material such as ships and machinery. This forced Finland to industrialize. It rapidly developed an advanced economy while building an extensive Nordic-style welfare state, resulting in widespread prosperity and one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.[13] However, Finnish GDP growth has been negative in 2012–2014 (−0.698% to −1.426%), with a preceding nadir of −8% in 2009.[14] Finland is a top performer in numerous metrics of national performance, including education, economic competitiveness, civil liberties, quality of life, and human development.[15][16][17][18] In 2015, Finland was ranked first in the World Human Capital[19] and the Press Freedom Index, and as the most stable country in the world during 2011–2016 in the Fragile States Index,[20] and second in the Global Gender Gap Report.[21] A large majority of Finns are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church,[22] though freedom of religion is guaranteed under the Finnish Constitution.
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I visited the Åland Islands in Finland in January and was blown away by Åland's beautiful landscape in winter. The water was frozen and Åland was covered in snow, and there was so much to do both outside and inside. It's definitely a special place and an easy place to go both from Stockholm and Helsinki - highly recommended!
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Top 10 Places To Visit in Finland | List of 10 Finland Tourist Attractions | Thinks To Do in Finland

Top 10 Places To Visit in Finland | List of 10 Finland Tourist Attractions | Thinks To Do in Finland

1. Levi

Levi is a fell arranged in Finnish Lapland, and the finest ski inn in Finland. The inn is organized in Kittilä vicinity and is served by means of Kittilä Airport and Kolari railroad station. Wikipedia

2. Tampere

Tampere is a metropolis in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland. it is the maximum jammed inland town in any of the Nordic international locations. Wikipedia

3. Aland Archipelago

The sublime Åland archipelago is a geopolitical irregularity: the islands have an area with Finland, impart in Swedish, yet have their very own particular parliament, fly their own unique blue-gold-and-cautioning, problem their very own particular stamps and feature their own specific internet postfix: 'contact ax'. Their 'incredible relationship' with the ecu suggests they can provide commitment unfastened and make their personal specific wagering legal guidelines.

4. Kemi

Kemi is a metropolis and area of Finland. it's far found to a exceptional diploma near the city of Tornio. It become set up in 1869 with the aid of announcement of Russian Sovereign Alexander II because of its closeness to a sizable water harbor. Wikipedia

5. Finnish Lakeland

Finnish Lakeland or Finnish lake district is the best of the 4 scene areas into which the geography of Finland is disengaged.
The difficult, woodland secured scene of the lake degree is governed through drumlins and via on account that pretty some time ago curved eskers. Wikipedia

6. Turku

Turku is a metropolis on the southwest bank of Finland on the mouth of the charisma River, inside the variety of Southwest Finland. Wikipedia

7. Porvoo

Porvoo is a metropolis and a locale orchestrated on the southern shore of Finland around 50 kilometers east of Helsinki. Porvoo is
one of the six medieval towns in Finland, in the beginning indicated as a metropolis in works from fourteenth century. Wikipedia

8. Savonlinna

Savonlinna is a town and a locale of 35,504 tenants in the southeast of Finland, inside the coronary heart of the Saimaa lake range.
The Finnish call of the town implies Château of Savonia and the Swedish call method New fortress. Wikipedia

9. Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland, in northern Finland. absolutely devastated inside the midst of world war II, today it is a current metropolis regarded for being the official fundamental habitation of Santa Claus, and for audit the Northern lights. it is domestic to Arktikum, a chronicled attention and technology middle exploring the Arctic vicinity and the chronicled surroundings of Finnish Lapland. The technology center Pilke highlights natural presentations on northern forests.

10. Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland's southern capital, sits on a projection inside the Gulf of Finland. Its important avenue, Mannerheimintie, is flanked
by using institutions consisting of the national Museum, taking after Finnish records from the Stone Age to the prevailing. furthermore on Mannerheimintie are the constraining Parliament residence and Kiasma, a current craftsmanship exhibition. extend purple-piece Uspenski Cathedral overlooks a harbor.

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Åland Islands
Landskapet Åland (Swedish)
Ahvenanmaan maakunta (Finnish)
Flag of Åland Islands
Flag
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Coat of arms
Motto: Islands of Peace[1]
Anthem: Ålänningens sång
Song of the Ålander
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Location of Åland within Finland
Location of Åland within Finland
Capital
and largest city
Mariehamn
60°07′N 019°54′E
Official languages Swedish
Demonym(s)
ÅlandicÅlandish
ÅlänningÅländare
Ahvenanmaalainen
Sovereign state Republic of Finland
Government Autonomous region of Finland
• Governora
Peter Lindbäck
• Premier
Katrin Sjögren
Legislature Lagting
Autonomy
• Act on the Autonomy of Åland
7 May 1920[2]
• Recognized
1921b
• Joined the EU
1 January 1995c
Area
• Total
1,580[3] km2 (610 sq mi) (unranked)
Population
• 2017 estimate
29,489[4]
• Density
18.36/km2 (47.6/sq mi)
GDP (PPP) 2007 estimate
• Total
$1.563 billion[5]
• Per capita
$55,829
HDI (2017) 0.900[6]
very high
Currency Euro (€)d (EUR)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Calling code +358e
ISO 3166 code AX
Internet TLD .axf
The governorship is an administrative post appointed by the Government of Finland and does not have any authority over the autonomous Government of Åland.
Settled by the League of Nations following the Åland Islands dispute.
Åland held a separate referendum and then joined at the same time as the rest of Finland.
Until 1999, the Finnish markka. The Swedish krona (SEK) is also widely used.
Area code 18.
Replacing .aland.fi from August 2006. The .eu domain is also used, as it is shared with Finland and the rest of European Union member states.
The Åland Islands or Åland (Swedish: Åland, IPA: [ˈoːland]; Finnish: Ahvenanmaa) is an archipelago province at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea belonging to Finland. It is autonomous, demilitarised and is the only monolingually Swedish-speaking region in Finland. It is the smallest region of Finland, constituting 0.49% of its land area and 0.50% of its population.

Åland comprises Fasta Åland on which 90% of the population resides[7] and a further 6,500 skerries and islands to its east.[8] Fasta Åland is separated from the coast of Sweden by 38 kilometres (24 mi) of open water to the west. In the east, the Åland archipelago is contiguous with the Finnish Archipelago Sea. Åland's only land border is located on the uninhabited skerry of Märket, which it shares with Sweden
Members of the Neolithic Comb Ceramic culture started settling the islands some 7000 years ago, after the islands had begun to re-emerge from the sea after being pushed down by the weight of the continental ice of the latest ice age. Two neolithic cultures met on Åland: Comb Ceramic culture and later Pit-Comb Ware culture which spread from the west
The Åland Islands formed part of the territory ceded to Russia by Sweden under the Treaty of Fredrikshamn in September 1809. As a result, they became part of the semi-autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland. During this process, Sweden failed to secure a provision that the islands not be fortified. The issue was important not only for Sweden but also for the United Kingdom, which was concerned that a military presence on the islands could threaten Britain's military and commercial interests.
The majority of the population, 74.5%, belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.
The Åland islands contain Finland's oldest Christian churches, including St. Olaf's Church, Jomala, which dating from the late 13th century is likely to be the oldest in Finland. The Åland Islands' largest church is the Church of St. George in Sund, dating from shortly after.
Sport
Åland competes in the biennial Island Games, which it hosted in 1991 and 2009.
Åland United and IFK Mariehamn are the islands' leading football clubs.
Åland Stags is the islands' only Rugby Union club
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🇫🇮 Tampere, Finland - attractions and travel ideas

Tampere is a big city in southwestern Finland. With 230,000 inhabitants (2017), Tampere is the largest city in the Pirkanmaa region and the country's third largest city. Tampere is the largest inland city in the Nordic countries.

Attractions: The Tampereen Teatteri, City Theater, the Dolls and Costume Museum, the Muumimuseo, Tampere Cathedral, The Russian Orthodox Church of Tampere, Näsinneula lookout tower
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Baltic sailing #2 - Kobba Klintar, Åland Islands, Finland

Sailing in Finland. In this episode a tiny island with a little harbor and an old pilot station in Aland archipelago, between Sweden and Finland, Baltic Sea.
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The Beauty of the Northern Countries (Norway, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, etc)

A tribute to the beauty and culture of Greenland, Denmark, The Faroe Islands, Sweden, Finland including Åland, and Norway... including Svalbard, Jan Mayen, and the traditional territories of the indigenous Sami people. (The flag I display for Svalbard and Jan Meyen is not at all official.. it was simply a proposed flag. These islands usually display the Norwegian flag, as they are part of Norway, but I wanted to create a distinction for the purpose of the organization of this video.)

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WHAT TO DO IN FINLAND'S ARCHIPELAGO in 60 seconds

We are back from the greatest island-hopping ever. What a trip that was! Here are the top things to do in Finland’s Archipelago - in rapid 60 seconds. Including medieval castles, fluffy hippos and - of course - damn hot little cabins!

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00:07 Archipelago Trail
The Archipelago’s over 20.000 islands make for unforgettable bike tours. The famous Archipelago Trail starts in Turku. We drove up to Nauvo and then rented some bikes at the lovely B&B Västergård.

00:10 Gustavsvärn
Scenic boat trips from Hanko take you to numerous lighthouses. We opted for Finland’s highest one – Bengtskär. But as the sea was too rough that day, we went to Gustavsvärn instead. A really pretty alternative.

00:12 Jokikatu, Porvoo
One of the prettiest towns of the area is certainly Porvoo. We enjoyed exploring its historic centre and having a coffe in one of the occasional hipster cafés.

00:15 Turku Castle
They say it’s the largest surviving medieval building in Finland. And we are glad it did, as it is a nice change to the Brutalist architecture that defines lots of Finland’s cities.

00:19 Torpetin rantasauna Mökki
Chopping wood, making a fire and relaxing in the sauna. A holiday in the Archipelago isn’t complete without a stay in one of the traditional weekend cottages. Our pick:

00:21 Outdoor Happiness Canoes, Hanko
There are plenty of sports you can choose from around Hanko. We loved the canoeing and speeding down the beaches on e-bikes. More:

00:24 Hangon Casino, Hanko
Beware! The Hangon Casino isn’t really a casino, but a great restaurant and a perfect example for the exciting architecture of this pretty town.

00:26 Hauensuoli, Hanko
This narrow strait can be reached on a cruise from Hanko und is nick-named the “Guest Book of the Archipelago”, as many sailors waited out storms here and carved their initials into the rocks.

00:30 Luostarinmäki Museum, Turku
Imagine a mall of the 18th century – open-air. It’s a great shopping back in time, with vendours dressed in traditional costumes.

00:32 Suomen Joutsen, Forum Marinum
This impressive full rigged ship is part of the Forum Marinum museum in Turku, a must-see for nautic buffs.

00:34 St. Henry’s Art Chapel, Turku
Probably the most stylish chapel we have ever seen. Hidden in the outskirts of Turku, it looks like a sunken ship from the outside, and from the inside, it’s a symmetrical wonder!

00:36 Flow Park, Turku
This adventure park is more than a high ropes course. The difficulty of the trails can be insane, but that makes it so much fun.

00:41 Moomin World, Naantali
You don’t know the Moomins? Better get educated in this lovely little theme park about Finland’s answer to Mickey Mouse. Get some pancakes and hug those fluffy hippos!

00:44 Moose Safari, Helsinki Area
Moose safaris are fun! The very sympathetic und knowledgable guide Joni Valkila took us to his secret spot where you can regularly spot those huge and quirky creatures. More:

00:46 Di Trevi, Turku
If you love eating, you have to get the Food Walk Card in Turku! It allows you to pick 5 out of 10 restaurants to start your tasting tour. More:

00:49 Hangon Casino, Hanko
Finns in this area love their crayfish, and the Hangon Casino is famous for it. Make sure you are not too hungry, because it takes time and lots of crayfish to fill up a slice of toast.

00:53 Hanko Beach, Hanko
Yes, they do have beaches. Hanko’s most famous one has very instagrammy little huts and a very strange carousel in the middle of the sea. One for your “weird things to do” bucket list.

00:56 Itämeren Portti, Hanko
Finns love saunas. No surprise. But these are exceptional! A small ferry brings you out to the guest harbour of Hanko where they built some beautiful cabins with gangways directly into the sea.

01:03 Låna Boats, Turku
The most relaxing way of exploring Turku are these small electric boats on the river Aura. Take a picnic basket with you or buy some snacks on the pier and off you go!

01:04 Panimoravintola Koulu, Smör, Ravintolalaiva Donna, Turku
Great dining in Turku! The first two can also be booked with the Food Walk card, the Koulu serving typical Finnish sausages and Smör being the haute cuisine star of Turku. End your day on the Aura river.

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