The city tour through Helsinki is mostly on Streets with less traffic and calm drivers. In Stockholm, you will travel mostly on bike paths.
Day 3 - approx. 7 km bike path, 4 km non paved roads and the rest on streets with less traffic.
Day 4 - 95% streets with less traffic
Individual arrival in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Optional transfer to the hotel.
This morning we will discover Helsinki on a sightseeing tour (3 h) by bike. Exploring the city on its extensive network of cycle paths makes a great introduction to Helsinki and along the way we will see harbors, Mannerheim Street, Parliament, Finlandia Hall, market square, Kiasma contemporary art museum and other modern architectural wonders, Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) and Central Park.
Free afternoon to explore the city further. You may choose to visit Suomenlinna fortress. Overnight in Helsinki.
Transfer to the South of Finland (92km, 1.2h). Cycling from charming Tammisaari town by the sea. Route follows the seaside landscapes towards the summer town of Hanko. Explore Hanko old town with wooden villas.
Transfer to Turku (150km, 2h). Free afternoon.
Transfer to the South part of the Archipelago islands (38km, 40min). After a short ferry crossing to Storlandet Island we will start cycling. First stop will be the main village of Nagu. After crossing the island by pedal power we will take another short ferry to Kyrklandet Island and cycle to Korpo Village. After exploring this popular holiday spot for Finns we will continue by bike on to Korpostrom harbor from where we will meet the bus to drive us back to Turku. 20:15 Departure by ferry to Stockholm, overnight on the ferry.
06:10 Arrival in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Transfer to hotel for luggage drop off and breakfast.
After the breakfast discover Stockholm on a sightseeing tour (3 h) by bike. Stockholm, often called the capital of Scandinavia, consists of 14 separate islands joined by a network of bridges, and has been described as one of the most beautiful cities.
In the afternoon a diversified choice of museums is awaiting for us on the island of Djurgården. Cultural as well as Sweden maritime history fans will be visiting Vasa museum. Later on we will also pass Skansen, the world ́s oldest open-air museum. Overnight in Stockholm.
Day at leisure.
Today we will cycle to the island of Lovön, to the UNESCO world cultural heritage Palace Drottningholm. Here, right on the shore of Sweden ́s third-largest lake, Lake Mälaren, the royal family grew up. Will take our time to explore the beautiful palace, the Chinese Pavilion dating from the 18th century as well as the palace garden as optional choice. We will continue our tour across bridges on to the island of Södermalm. The former working class district today is inhabited by hipsters, small stores and independent designers. We will also pass the old town of Stockholm, Gamla Stan with its cobblestone alleys, lopsided houses and inviting coffee shops and the island of Skeppsholmen with impressive modern art sculpture garden.
Optional transfer to the airport