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Kastelholm

Sund, Aland Island, Finland
+358 18 432120
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very interesting

we didn't arrive early enough to have time to go in the castle but the free attraction of the old... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
sally670
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Interesting museum

Unfortunately, as all the other sites in Åland, it is only open from May until September. I could... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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Sund, Aland Island, Finland
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

we didn't arrive early enough to have time to go in the castle but the free attraction of the old village was just as lovely I think it was set out so just by standing around you had the feel of how it would have...More

Thank sally670
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Unfortunately, as all the other sites in Åland, it is only open from May until September. I could still walk around, but unfortunately could not go inside the buildings. I managed to look inside one of the houses, that had wonderful paintings on the wall!...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A very good presented castle. Ingormative signs. Treasure hunt for small children, stunning views. The prison museum and outdoor museum was well worth the visit. Beautiful.

Thank Katharina S
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great day out at the castle with the family. They had a tresure trail for the kids that took you all over the castle and gave an opportunity for the kids to engage with the exhibitions. Once we had seen the castle,...More

1  Thank MHHed
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Kastelholm provided historical context for the unique status of the Åland Islands. It's very accessible as far as medieval buildings go as boardwalks and steps have been added to ease passage. There was a treasure hunt that kids could participate in as well. Attached is...More

Thank jimfromalberta
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We went to Kastelholm in August this year, whilst I would say we under estimated the distance between the castle and Mariehamn! Some said 10k and some said 13k, but we believe it should 10miles or more, coz we felt like we were cycling up...More

Thank ccKanas
Reviewed 15 August 2015

If you are intrested of history, you should visit Kastelholm. There are lot of thinks to see like Kastelholm's Castle (Admission adult 6€), open air museum Jan Karlsgården (Free) and Vita Björn (Prison Museum) (Admission adult 2 €). There are Cafe and restaurants in the...More

Thank fin_masdin
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We visit only open air museum Jan Karlsgärden, but is really great. Free entry and free parking, also old post house is near.

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We took the tour in English (there is a particular time for it). The old lady who did the tour was lovely and told a lot of interesting facts. However do not expect to see a lot of artefacts, as the castle was abandoned for...More

Thank mihhailo
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We visited the Castle on Sunday, so there was no restaurant or evev a cafe nearby. The castle is repaired and there was a guided tour. Nearby there is a rural museum and an old jail (now museum). Worth visiting while in Åland.

Thank johannasalla
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