Föglö church - S:ta Maria Magdalena

Address: Kyrkvägen 106, 22710 Föglö Show map

Address: Kyrkvägen 106, 22710 Föglö

Föglö church differs in the exterior from most other Åland churches, depending on an almost total rebuilding around 1860. Today we see a church with a cross shaped plan and neo gothic details, erected in gray granite. Of the medieval church only the tower and the western part of the nave remains.

The original church was a typical Åland archipelago church, with a nave from the 14th century, and a square chancel possibly added later. The west tower was not erected until the beginning of the 16th century. Around the church is an impressive precinct wall of stones, with owner’s marks still intact to mark those who delivered the stone.
A small reliquary cross from the beginning of the 15th century was discovered in archaeological excavations around the high altar. According to a piece of parchment the relics inside the cross belonged to Mary Magdalene.

Show more

About this activity

  • Phone number
    +358 457 3433333
  • Contact person email

Nearby accommodations

Bed & Breakfast

Amalia Bed&Breakfast

Distance: 14.4 km
Amalia Bed&Breakfast
Campsites

Gröna Udden for motorhomes and caravans incl electricity

Distance: 27.8 km
We offer camping in a beautiful and child-friendly environment with a variety of activities for the whole family. Gröna Udden belongs, with its splendid location in Mariehamn at the beach of the city bay, to the most beautiful locations in the city. The distance to the town center is just a few minutes stroll
Bed & Breakfast

Pensionat Solhem - Guest house by the sea

Distance: 27.7 km
Pensionat Solhem offers an affordable stay close to nature and a beautiful sea view near the shipping town Mariehamn. The town centre is just 3 km’s away.
Build: 13/01/2020 17:00:40, Host: online3core18, DB: o3.cbguide-7589.cbischannel-15782 online3data03.db.citybreak.com:8080, Controller: Activity, Action: showdetails