A wonderful way to visit Finland´s unique Archipelago in three days and combine it with one of our other tours like Helsinki Weekend cycling holiday.
Welcome to the oldest part of Finland. Turku, the
seaside city and former capital has a unique
sea area of thousands of islands – The Archipelago
– often discribed as the most beautiful of its kind
in the world. The winding roads and numerous
ferries enable You to ride through loop tour, which
combines citylife and island hopping.
TIP! This tour can easily be connected to HelsinkiWeekend cycling holiday with short 90 minutes trainride and a
day off in Helsinki before the start of that weekend
Turku Archipelago Short Break:
5 days / 4 nights
Arrivals: on saturdays
Guaranteed departures: 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), luggage transfers, boat/ferry rides during the tour
Not included: Flights, transfers from and to Turku, meals (except breakfasts),
Single supplement: xxx euros (for 4 nights)
Bike rental: xxx euros (touring bike) xxx euros (eBike)
Accommodations (4 nights)
- Turku (2 nights) 1st and 4th night
- Nauvo Island (1 night) 2nd night
- Naantali Spa (1 night) 3rd night
Itinerary, (3 days cycling)
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival to Turku, tour info and bike rental + fitting.
Day 2: Turku-Parainen-Nauvo Island (58km)
Start of the tour takes you riding through the most
beautiful parts of Turku city area and further to lush
nature of Archipelago. Enjoy the lunch in the seaside
town Parainen and visit the viewpoint of it´s famous
Day 3: Nauvo and Seili Island-Naantali (36km)
Feel the beauty of the sea. Today´s stage starts with
a ferry ride to small Seili island. The fragile natural
beauty of the island is protected in many ways. Seili
Island has also a gloomier past. For more than 300
years until as late as 1962 this remote island was the
place where lepers and mentally ill were expelled
and treated. Once you get in the saddle again you
ride thru the green island of Rymättylä to Naantali.
This beatiful seaside town is one of the oldest and
most visited in Finland and summer residence of the
president of Finland.
Day 4: Naantali – Ruissalo – Turku (46km)
The last stage leads towards island of Ruissalo
with its unique natural beauty and lush vegetation
seen nowhere else in Finland. Ride the short ferry
connection to the neigbouring island of Hirvensalo.
Quiet country roads of the island don´t give even a
hint of the nearby vibrant city. Our tour ends to banks
of Aura River the mainstream of Turku full of life.
Day 5: Individual departure or additional
nights in Turku