A fascinating mix of urban capital, neighbouring Estonia and 1200km of cycle paths. Within a 30km radius there are two
national parks, hundreds of islands, a UNESCO heritige site and a wonderful variety of landscapes.
Being the most northern capital of Continental
Europe, Helsinki is a fascinating mix of historic
grandeur and vibrant modern culture. While there
are over a million people living in the Helsinki urban
area, within a 30km radius there are two national
parks, 1200 kms of bike paths, sevaral places of interest, hundreds of islands,
and just a small part of Finland’s stunning coastline.
Included within the tour is a trip to neighbouring
Estonia. With just a 2-hour ferry ride across the Gulf
of Finland, you can be in the country’s enchanting
capital city Tallin.
Note! You can easily add one of our other tours to
your itinerary. For example, the shorter version of
Turku Archipelago tour would work nicely before or
after the Helsinki weekend.
Helsinki Weekend Cycling Holiday:
5 days / 4 nights (optional nights in Helsinki before or after the tour possible)
Arrivals: on wednesdays (other weekdays possible for groups min. 6 persons)
Level: Easy / Intermediate
Rates (per person and doubleroom): Starting
xxx euros (self-guided) or xxx euros (guided)
Accommodation and breakfast in a shared double room or single/single
use room (supplement), return ferry ride to Tallinn, one way boat trip (bike included) to Porvoo
Not included: Flights, airport transfers, meals (except breakfasts),
Single supplement: xxx euros (for 4 nights)
Bike rental: xxx euros (touring bike) xxx euros (eBike)
Accommodations: All 4 nights in Helsinki
Itinerary (3 days cycling)
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Helsinki, Welcome by your guide and bike
rental / fitting.
Day 2: Espoo Waterfront Walk and Cycle
There are many alternative ways to cycle this
route. We suggest that you travel by local train to
Kauklahti / Espoo and start cycling from there. You
can always hop on to the metro for a quicker return.
Day 3: Daytrip to Estonia and the Best of
Meet your local guide at the port and enjoy cycling
around the Estonian capital. Your guide will also
show you the magnificently restored Old Town that
dates back to the time of the Hanseatic merchants.
Day 4: Porvoo and Eastern Helsinki
52km / 75km
This mediaeval city is one of Finland’s most popular
tourist destinations. With its 15th century cathedral
and unique traditional houses, Porvoo is one of
the most beautiful towns in Finland. Soak up the
majestic evening sun with a peaceful cycle ride
back to Helsinki. (An optional trip is a boat ride to
Porvoo (Takes approx 3½ hours)
NOTE! The boat
operates 15.5.- 4.9.2021.
Day 5: Individual Departure