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The Baltic Sea with its surroundings is a treasure chest for the traveler. Historic Hansa cities, picturesque villages, breathtaking metropoles, idyllic country sights to unique natural attractions – the opportunities are limitless. Plan your own tour of discovery around the Baltic Sea!

Crucial part of the travel is planning the actual journey. For this purpose Finnlines has collected a set of visit tips for the countries and cities around the Baltic Sea. Read more about Sweden, Finland, the Åland Islands and Germany and pick your personal favorites.

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Finland – land of interesting contrasts

Finland may be small in size, but it has a lot to offer to people in all ages. Explore Finland's breathtaking nature, its thousands lakes and forests offer a chance for relaxing. In winter you can hit the slopes or meet Santa Claus in Lapland. In summer you may enjoy the beautiful summer cities and visit the Moomins in Naantali. 

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Sweden – more than Stockholm

Sweden has a lot to offer. This Scandinavian jewel has clean nature, historic sights and family destinations. Cosmopolitan travellers will enjoy the shopping possibilities and cultural offerings of large cities while smaller towns offer a setting for a more relaxed vacation. Let Sweden charm you. Outside of Stockholm as well. 

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The picturesque Åland Islands

The Åland Islands are a self-governed island region that is situated between Finland and Sweden. The archipelago consists of 6 500 islands and islets and provides the traveler with a unique, beautiful scenery.

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Germany – a country with many faces

Just a crossing by ship will take you to Germany, which offers a variety of attractions for tourists. Travemünde has good connections to the rest of Germany and Central Europe. The distance from there to Luebeck, an idyllic Hansa town, is only twenty kilometres. It takes you an hour to get to Hamburg, a northern German city with lots of attractions and two hours to the historic capital Berlin. Travemünde is a pleasant town in summer with long beaches and cosy seaside restaurants.

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Finland is not just about the thousands of lakes, clean and beautiful forests, or the endless days of summer. It is also the country of cultural, architectural and artistic sights and family destinations.

Kastelholma castle, Åland Islands

The Åland Islands

Åland has nearly 6,700 named skerries and islands, 60 of which have permanent residents. Rugged skerries, smooth rocky shores and glistening waters enchant visitors over and over again.

Malmö, Sweden


Picturesque villages and towns, unspoilt nature and Swedish hospitality make a holiday in Sweden one to remember. Moreover, Sweden is a particularly child-friendly country, making travelling with children an enjoyable experience.

Finnlines Helsinki

Germany–Finland ferry offers

Planning a ferry trip from Germany to Finland or vice versa: See all our current offers on route Travemünde–Helsinki.

Finnlines Sweden

Germany–Sweden ferry offers

We have three daily departures on route Travemünde–Malmö. Explore all the offers on this route.

Finnlines Services On board

Sweden–Åland Islands–Finland ferry offers

See our offers on route Kapellskär–Långnäs–Naantali. On this route buffet meals are always included in the price.