Kumlinge vapen


Things to do



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1. Aeronautical beacon

This is the only preserved aeronautical beacon in Åland, built in 1937 to lead the night flights carrying mail between the capitals Helsinki and Stockholm. Until the arrival of flight the mail between Sweden and Finland would be transported at sea, regardless of weather, with great risk to the "mail peasants" responsible for their parts of the route.

📍 Kasberget, Kumlinge

Aeronautical beacon

2. Kumlinge church

The Kumlinge church is dedicated to the Saint Anna, mother of the Virgin Mary. The church was built of stone during the 14th century and is famous for the beautiful and unique chalk paintings in the chapel. These paintings date back to the middle of the last millennium. Inside the church there are several artifacts, including a gothic altarpiece and a font from the 13th century.

📅 Open during summer

📍 Kumlinge by

Kumlinge church

3. Hermas open air museum

Hermas is a preserved old homestead consisting og about 20 buildings for people and cattle. Here you can find many inventories from 100 years ago.

📍 Enklinge


4. Sjölund's museum

Sjölund's yard museum is found in the Kumlinge cultural centre where various old objects are exhibited. This is also a place for cultural events and concerts.

📅 Open during summer

📍 Kumlinge by

5. Bärö lookout tower

Hotel Glada Laxen is a repurposed coast guard station in Bärö. The lookout tower still stands and offers great views 40 m above the land.

📅 Open during summer

📍 Bärö

6. Hiking tracks

In Kumlinge there are two hiking trails. The first begins by Kumlinge church and is split into one part of 3 km and one part of 3,4 km. This trail has three lookout towers and it is not uncommon to be able to spot elks and other animals.

The other trail is located in Seglinge with a length of about 7 km. It begins by the old blacksmith and continues through forests and over rocks to Delet beach. On the way you can see rock formations called "giant cauldrons", presumable created by the movement of water and ice during the ice age.

Seglinge hiking