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Cycling holidays in Finland

There is no other country in the world that is characterised by water more than Finland. The coastline alone boasts a total length of nearly 40 000 kilometres, counting approx. 73 000 islands with an area of more than 500 square metres each. Inland countless lakes await – the Ministry of environment states the number of lakes to be precisely 187,888. The Ministry however admits freely that there may be a few more than this to be added to this number as they are still in the process of counting and analysing.

The South of the country is relatively densely populated, whereas in the North uninhabited areas await visitors. Cycling holidays in Finland are still relatively unusual despite the fact that the country provides excellent conditions in more than one way. Alongside a superb infrastructure with well constructed roads the weather is pleasantly mild during the summer months. Another decisive factor is that Finland is considered a country full of hills and many mountain chains. However please note that you hardly ever have to ascent more than 50 metres at a time, which means steep ascents are only a rare exception.

Idyllic scenery and a unique island world invite you to a cycling holiday

For sure there are many regions in Finland where you could spend an enjoyable cycling holiday close to nature. Ranging from the lake scenery of the South over the dense forests in the centre to the vast steppes of Lapland an especially beautiful and unspoilt landscape awaits – only the length of the routes increases naturally in the sparsely populated regions. Amongst other things Eurobike offers you a truly relaxing holiday across the breathtaking island scenery of the Finnish coastline. In parts you travel along the historic postal route between Helsinki and Stockholm, visit the picturesque Brändö islands and the northern part of the purely Swedish speaking Åland islands. After countless attractions en route – such as the Jamala church, one of the oldest in the country – you can relax in the evening enjoying fresh fish and the obligatory Finnish sauna. The crowning glory at the end is a cruise on board the luxurious cruise ship MS Viking Grace, which will take you along the breathtaking island scenery into Turku, the oldest town of the country.

Enjoy your cycling holiday with the unique service of Eurobike

Experiencing nature whilst cycling is truly magnificent. But carrying luggage with you for several days and working out a good route can quickly turn your holiday into a nightmare. This is how we see it here at Eurobike and that is why we take all your troubles and exertions, luggage transport included, off your shoulders. Along our tours we have developed highly refined and perfectly organised logistics including luggage transport, accommodations, local staff and partner agencies. Every year we review our routes with regards to new attractions and optimize them in order to continuously ensure the best holiday experience for you. Before each stage of the tour we supply you with extensive and current information and maps, so you are well informed of all sights and the entire surroundings. With Eurobike your cycling holiday becomes just as easy and comfortable as a trip into close by surroundings – in Finland and all of Europe.

Robi
Angelika Spindler
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Angelika Spindler, Customer service
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