Haga Slätten

Åland  >  Finland

The Haga plain is an unusual open plain for Åland with fields and a beach to Ödkarby bay.

Added* by Karsten Steiner
Most recent update 22 August 2022


Haga Slätten is easily accessible from different directions on public roads. It is an area of fields and beaches. Migratory birds gather here for several weeks, both in spring and autumn, e.g. large numbers of Whooper Swan and different types of geese like Greylag Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose and Canada Goose.



You can explore the area by bicycle or by car. From the roads that run through the area you have a good view on the fields.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Plain , Grassland


Flat , No shadow , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

Haga Slätten is located on the Åland Islands, an archipelago with 6,700 islands at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea belonging to Finland. You can travel by ferry from both Sweden and Finland. The shortest ferry connection from Sweden is the one from Grisslehamn with Eckerö Linjen or from Kapellskär with Viking Line. Both ferries take two hours. From Finland you can travel on ferries from Turku and Naantali both in the morning and evening. There’s a ferry connection from Helsinki to Åland as well. See the website below for more info.


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