Föglö Vapen

Things to do in Föglö

Places to visit


Föglö church


Free

Open during summer

Kyrkvägen 22710, Prästlandet

The church of Föglö is dedicated to the saint Mary Magdalene. The oldest parts of the church was built during the 14th century. Inside there is an exhibit of a silver crucifix from the 15th century as well as a world famous Christ portrait by Wärner Sällman.




Guesthouse Enigheten


Free

Open during summer

Tingsvägen 22710 Degerby, Föglö

This guesthouse was founded in 1625 by orders of king Gustavus Adolphus. The buildings standing today were built during the 18th century after the original buildings had been destroyed by fires and wartime pillaging. From the beginning of the 18th century Enigheten also functioned as a court of law, until 1944. The place was renovated and restored during the 1980s and today functions as a hotel and restaurant.




Föglö museum

€5 entry

Open during summer

Föglövägen 22710 Degerby

A small local museum in an old warehouse by the ferry pier where natives exhibit their old knick-knacks during summer.




Björkör

Free

Open during summer

Föglös skärgård

Björkör is an island in a nature reserve in the southern Föglö archipelago. The island has an old homestead and a lookout tower. Guided tours are arranged every saturday in the period 1/6 - 31/8. There is a guest pier on the south of the island. You can also charter a boat from Degerby to Björkör with Coja Fishing.




Pilot's Cabin

Free

Open during summer

Lotsuddsvägen 22710 Degerby

Next to Restaurant Seagram on Lotsudden there is a small building preserved from the times when pilots would work in Föglö to help passing ships navigate the difficult archipelago.

Activities


Guided fishing trips


80/h

Open all year

Coja fishing offers guided fishing trips in the archipelago, as well as seal safari, duck hunting and excursion to various islands.




Biking

Föglö is excellent for biking with it's flat roads through the island. Many people begin or finish their biking vacations through the Åland archipelago in Föglö.

Bikes can be rented here:
Guesthouse Enigheten
Degerby Food & Café




Kayaking

Föglö has hundreds of islands and islets to visit by kayak, the inner archipelago is protected from heavy seas. There are several easily accessible spots to put your kayaks in the water.




Fishing

Spring and autumn are the best seasons for fishing, but lots of fish gets caught during the summer as well. Most cabin rentals include a rowing boat and fishing license. Boat motors can be rented.

Boats and fishing licenses can be rented here:
CC Camping
Sommarö Cabins / Coja Fishing
Isaksson's Cabins




Jyddö hiking trail

Free

Open all year

Överövägen 569, Jyddö

In Jyddö in northern Föglö there is a beautiful hiking trail starting by the radio tower and continuing for 7 km. There is a lookout tower for bird watching on the track.




Hastersboda hiking trail

Free

Open all year

Skevikvägen, Hastersboda, Föglö

In Hastersboda in eastern Föglö there is another hiking trail of 4,5 km with a lookout tower.


Events 2017


June

17.6

The Rewinds at Seagram

23.6 Midsummer eve

Midsummer buffet at Guesthouse Enigheten

Midsummer buffet at Seagram

Raising of traditional maypoles in Degerby, Sonboda, Vargskär

24.6 Midsummer day

The party band Smile at Seagram


July

15.7

Blues evening with Angstbadan at Guesthouse Enigheten

Tommys dance band at Seagram


August

5.7-6.7

Degerby Jazz & Blues festival


Autumn

Harvest feast