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Cycling - Tampere Helsinki

A cycle tour that captures the essence of Finland. Lakes and waterways, countryside and towns - this exciting cycle tour connects two of Finland´s largest cities and captivate you by the huge variety of landscapes shaped by man and nature.

A journeying through Finland’s rich heritage you will also experience the daily lives of the warm and welcoming Finns. Why not take a boat ride on one of Tampere’s two beautiful lakes before the tour? Perhaps take a day to yourself and visit the oldest public sauna in Finland. With so much to see and do we offer the option of adding additional nights before (Tampere) or after the tour (Helsinki).

Tampere-Helsinki Cycle Tour:
8 days / 7 nights
Dates: 27.6.-8.8.2021
Arrivals: on sundays
Total: 275km
Level: Intermediate
Guaranteed departures: 27.6., 25.7. and 8.8.2021
Self-guided departures: 4.7. and 1.8.2021
Rates (per person and doubleroom): Starting xxx euros (self-guided) or xxx euros (guided)
Including: Accommodation and breakfast in a shared double room or single/single use room (supplement), luggage transfers, boat rides and necessary transfers during the tour (train tickets)
Not included: Flights, transfer to Tampere, meals (except breakfasts),
Single supplement: xxx euros (for 6 nights)
Bike rental: xxx euros (touring bike) xxx euros (eBike) including bike return from Helsinki to Tampere

Accommodations (7 nights)
  • Tampere (1 night) the first night
  • Lempäälä (1 night) 2nd night
  • Hämeenlinna (2 nights) 3rd and 4th night
  • Hyvinkää Sveitsi (1 night) 5th night
  • Helsinki (2 nights) 6th and 7th night

Itinerary (5 days cycling)
Day 1: Arrival Individual arrival to Tampere, tour info and bike rental + fitting (also possible on day 2). Finland’s second-largest vibrant city is located between two stunning lakes. We highly recommend spending a night or two here before you start your cycle tour.
Day 2: Tampere City tour + Lempäälä (54km)
Our tour starts with a gentle city loop along the lakeside bike paths and the Pispala Ridge where you can admire the beautiful view to the lakes around Tampere before heading south to Lempäälä where you stay overnight at Vaihmalanhovi, a lovely old style country house.
Day 3: Lempäälä-Valkeakoski-Hämeenlinna + boat (55km)
Today´s cycling route follows the waterways to Hämeenlinna, one of the oldest towns in Finland and a well-preserved medieval fortress. The day also includes a boat trip along the picturesque Lake Vanajavesi.
Day 4: Hämeenlinna Round Trip (40-45km) or day off
Take a break from cycling or join the round trip that takes you across the most beautiful parts of Hämeenlinna and its surroundings Day 5: Hämeenlinna-Riihimäki-Hyvinkää (65km)
Quiet winding roads lead you through the region’s distinctive countryside. Make a stop at Riihimäki and visit the Finnish Glass Museum to discover the works and craftsmanship of our famous artists and designers.
Day 6: Train + Järvenpää-Vantaa-Helsinki (59km). Without the train + 25km
The last leg of our journey begins at Lake Tuusulanjärvi. The locals represent the “who’s who” of Finnish culture and heritage, including the worldfamous composer Jean Sibelius. Nice cycle paths through the parks along the Vantaa river lead you to the centre of Helsinki.
Day 7: Time to explore and enjoy beautiful Helsinki. How about a visit to Unesco world heritage site Suomenlinna. This fortifided island was built to protect Helsinki during the swedish rule some 250 years ago is today a very popular tourist attaction and offers a lovely view to Helsinki from the sea.
Day 8: Individual departure or additional nights in Helsinki.

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