The Turku Archipelago

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-20254
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Turku, Finland
  • Ends Turku, Finland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Island hopping on the main islands by bike
  • Enjoying the culture and cuisine of the harbour villages
  • Exploring Finland's oldest city and former capital
  • Staying in character and charming accommodation
The "The Turku Archipelago" trip starts and ends in Turku. It is a bicycle tour that takes 7 days taking you through Naantali, Korppoo and Kustavi in Finland. "The Turku Archipelago" is a self-guided private trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

An island-hopping cycling experience through the gorgeous Turku Archipelago in Finland. The Turku archipelago is one of Finland's most stunning natural phenomena - 20,000 islands stretching out into the sea from the city of Turku in the southwest part of the country. Cycling a circular route around the main islands is made easy, and exciting by a system of local ferry services. Experience the peaceful nature of meandering by bike around rural Finland, the enchantment of the sea, the beauty of the inner islands, wholesome Finnish cooking and picturesque harbour villages. Our cycling tour starts and ends in Turku, Finland's oldest city, where you will enjoy a ride around the historic city with its medieval castle, cathedral and riverside paths. Enjoy the unique pleasure of hopping between the small islands off Finland's southwest coast.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive Turku
  • Day 2 : Cycle to Nauvo Island, the main archipelago island (57km/35.5mi)
  • Day 3 : Archipelago cycle and ferry hop to Houtskar Island (38km/24mi)
  • Day 4 : Cycle then ferry to Korpo, additional cycle options (20km/12.5mi)
  • Day 5 : Cross to bustling Nauvo and continue by bike via Rymattyla to Naantali (57km/35.5mi)
  • Day 6 : Return to Turku (17km/10.6mi)
  • Day 7 : Trip concludes Turku
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 6 nights accommodation in small hotels and guesthouses on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
Meals
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners (a 3 course dinner and a 5 course tasting menu)
Transport
  • All necessary ferry fees
Others
  • Information pack with digital route details (GPS Tracks) plus map and leaflet including ferry timings (one set per room)
  • Emergency hotline
  • 24 speed bike hire including helmet, repair kit, phone attachment and panniers to carry your gear for the trip (e-bike available - supplement applies)
  • Main luggage storage during the trip. You carry your gear for the week in the panniers provided. Optional daily luggage transfer is available - supplement applies - must be pre-booked and pre-paid.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel to and from Turku
  • Dinners not noted as included, all lunches & beverages
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Unscheduled transfers required during the trip
  • Luggage transfers (your daily needs are carried in panniers provided). Daily luggage transfers are available - must be pre-booked and pre-paid. Minimum 2 pieces.
  • Items of a personal nature
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 13 2018
5 - Excellent
Excellent
We have travelled to Finland to visit friends and wanted a self guided tour to use as an introduction to the country and this was a great choice. The ferries were fun, the accommodation was varied and proved to be good choices... Read more
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Turku Archipelago tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 01 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 July 2024, a deposit of 186 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Turku Archipelago tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this The Turku Archipelago tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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