Countless small and large islands, some rocky, others covered in vegetation, and in between the blue shimmering water: the Finnish Archipelago Sea near Turku is a unique landscape with many cultural and natural highlights. Between the lively cities of Turku, Pargas and Naantali, you can explore traditional villages with colourful wooden houses and gentle, forested hills. Even in summer, pleasant temperatures prevail in southern Finland, making cycling a true pleasure. Thanks to the warming sun, countless bathing spots invite you to swim and marvel.
The cycling Tours around Turku, located two hours north of Helsinki, allow you to immerse yourself in the relaxed Finnish way of life. On the well-developed cycle paths, roads and bridges, you are often directly on the water. You pass through extensive forest areas, historical manors, past churches and cover some distance with ferries. Please note the timetables of the individual ferry connections.
In this Collection, we present five different Tours – some are easier and suitable for the whole family, while others require a bit of stamina. You can easily reach the start points in and around Turku by bus, car, ferry or, of course, by bike. If you don't want to bring your own bike, you can rent one in the cities.
From Germany, you can easily reach southern Finland by ferry. This way you save yourself an exhausting journey and can also take your own car and bike with you. From Lübeck, Finnlines passenger and freight ships depart daily, directly to Helsinki. From there, the journey to Turku is not far. You can find information about times and prices at finnlines.com
During the 30-hour crossing, you can get a head start and immerse yourself in Finnish culture. In addition to a comfortable cabin, the ship also offers a restaurant with Scandinavian delicacies and a sauna with a sea view. Your bike will be safely stored for you during the journey. Pack your bike bags and let Finland enchant you!
The Little Archipelago Trail is a wonderful way to explore the scenic archipelago between Turku and Nagu either on foot or by bike. It is the shorter version of the Great Archipelago Trail. On the total of 120 kilometers long tour you cover a distance with a total of three ferries - so please note the…
On this 54-kilometer round trip, you will mainly be in the peaceful landscape of the archipelago near Pargas and always enjoy a fresh sea breeze. In addition to many bridges, you can take a ferry at Våno - please note the travel times.
You start in Pargas, where you can rent a bike at the Solliden campsite…
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The peaceful and varied nature between Nagu and Kirjais is the focus of this 33-kilometer tour. Your gaze wanders over fields and meadows to the dark blue sea. Starting from the idyllic village of Nagu with its traditional wooden houses, you cycle the first few kilometers on the road to Hangslax - watch…
The official St. Olav Sea Trail is a multi-day long-distance hiking trail between Finland's Turku and Sweden's Grisslehamn. You can hop from island to island in the beautiful archipelago via countless bridges and with the help of ferries. On this tour you cover the 71-kilometer, slightly adapted route…
This 54-kilometer loop offers cultural sights as well as views of the stunning Naantali archipelago and coastline. Right there you start at the medieval church, you can rent a bike at the Visit Naantali office, for example. The route initially takes you west, past old wooden houses and over several bridges…
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