Excursions

What would Åcon be without excursions to the wild (whåt?!) and wonderfull Ålandic wilderness?  This year you have four interesting trips to choose between: how about a visit to an impressive second hand bookshop, or taking part of the legendary chocolate tasting, or a trip to a vineyard or the Kastelholm castle or the prison museum or … Read more about all this below, then fill in the sign up form (even further below).

Friday: A treat for all book lovers! Gunnar Johansson has kindly agreed to let us visit him and his books (which are up for purchase, please see
http://sites.google.com/site/minaboker for anything which you might be interested in).
We’ll organise cars to leave at 10 AM and they should return by noon.
Price: free + any purchases you might make.
Max participants: 15

Friday: Chocolate tasting with Mercédes! Mercédes has kindly offered to organize chocolate tasting for us again! She makes her own, delicious chocolate pralines which we get to sample in addition to learning loads about the process of chocolate making (and finding out the differences between various types of chocolate). Not to be missed!
The bus will leave at 10 AM and will return around 1 PM.
Price: 20 euros + 20/person for the bus.
Max participants: 20 (preference will be given to those who have not done this before.)

Saturday: Smakbyn. Mikael Björklund’s restaurant & vineyard near Kastelholm – guided tour at the vineyard, beverages & nibblybits.
The bus leaves at 10 AM and will return around 1 PM.
Price: 40 euros (incl. the bus).
Max participants: 20

Saturday: If you wish to see the lovely countryside, there’s also the option of taking the bus to the Kastelholm castle where you can also visit the open air museum Jan Karlsgården, the prison museum Vita Björn and relatively close by is also the Åland Museum of Photography. The restaurant at Smakbyn serves lunch from 11, and it’s an excellent one at 10 euros.
The bus leaves at 10 AM and will return around 1 PM.
Price: 10 euros (for the bus).

Click here to get to the binding sign-up form for all excursions.

Please note that some of the excursions only have a limited number of places available, so act fast. We’ll be taking payments at the convention on Thursday, please bring cash.

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