The town of Mariehamn offers much in a small space, putting you near shopping, restaurants and the culture of this Finnish destination. The locals call it the ‘town of the thousand Linden trees’, thanks to the Esplanade, an avenue stretching between the two harbours of Västerhamn and Österhamn, lined with linden trees.
Mariehamn boasts a wealth of history in the shipping industry and you can learn more about it at venues such as the Flying P-Liner Pommern museum ship and Åland Maritime Museum. Get a deeper insight into this destinations past with a visit to the monument of the Russian Empress, Maria Alexandrovna, after whom the town was named.
You’ll find more than just history in Mariehamn, with the numerous shops, restaurants and cafés in the Torggatan pedestrian precinct, in the centre of the town. Enjoy a stroll towards the town hall and admire the beautiful and well-tended gardens. Another scenic venue is the park of Lilla Holmen. Have a refreshing and rejuvenating experience at various spas, including Badhuset Mariebad, Lustans Ekologiska and Mjuk & Len Spa.
Additionally, since Mariehamn sits on the coast, you can enjoy relaxing boat tours and even experience exceptional rides with ferry taxis and shuttles taking you around the Åland Islands and out toward Estonia and Sweden.
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