7 days cycling tour including boat trip

7 days cycling tour including boat trip

Rautatienkatu 25, 33100 Tampere

From manor to manor cycling tour in Tampere

7 days cycling tour including boat trip. We'll be exploring the idyllic manors, intriguing Viking and modern history, as well as the local cuisine of Pirkanmaa, not forgetting Finnish sauna culture, for which Tampere is renowned. Our route winds through the Häme region's traditional landscape, alongside beautiful and clean lakes, allowing us to enjoy the summer scenery. We'll stay in charming accommodations and manors, each with its own history and story spanning centuries. The total length of the route is approximately 150 km, consisting of daily rides ranging from 20 to 40 km.

Group size: min 10 max 12
Valid: 10.-16.8.2024.

Price: 1845€/person
- Accommodations (6 nights) in double rooms as per the itinerary (2 nights at Lillan Hotel & Kitchen, 1 night at Knuutila Manor, 1 night at Tuomisto Manor, 1 night at Urkin Piilopirtti, 1 night at Ahlman Manor)
- Breakfasts (6) + cycling snacks (5)
- Dinners (6)
- Saunas at accommodations as per the itinerary
- Bicycle + equipment (helmet, rain cape, lunchbox, bicycle bag)
- Ferry from Mustalahti Harbor to Pimeesalmi Shipyard - Luggage transportation from accommodation to accommodation
- Guide services (a cycling guide accompanies the group throughout the journey)

Daily program from August 10th to August 16th:
Saturday, August 10th:
- Arrival at Tampere railway station, transfer to Lillan Boutique Hotel
- Check-in to double rooms, welcome dinner, introduction to fellow group members, and briefing
- Bicycle pickup from Ahlman Manor and visit to Nekala allotment garden

Sunday, August 11th:
- Breakfast and packing cycling snacks
- Cycling to Mustalahti Harbor (4 km), then ferry to Pimeesalmi Shipyard in Ylöjärvi. Cycling continues along the shore of Lake Näsijärvi towards Tampere. Sightseeing in Tampere including Pispala and Pyynikki ridges, and a visit to Pyynikki Observation Tower. Learning about the Finnish forest industry's history and the significance of factories in Tampere's development. Cycling distance approximately 27 km.
- Dinner and sauna

Monday, August 12th:
- Breakfast and packing cycling snacks
- Cycling from Lillan Hotel to Knuutila Manor in Siuro, Nokia. Visit to Hatanpää Manor area and arboretum in Tampere, then continuing the journey towards Nokia along Lake Pyhäjärvi. Lunch break at Pitkäniemi historical hospital area, followed by a visit to the historical Nokia Factory Island. Arriving at Knuutila Manor for accommodation in double rooms.
- Dinner and sauna

Tuesday, August 13th:
- Breakfast and packing cycling snacks
- Cycling to Siuronkoski Rapids and through Siuro village, then following a scenic route along Kulovesi Lake towards Karkku village. Lunch break at Otamus natural site.
- Arrival and accommodation at Tuomisto Manor in Karkku village. Cycling distance approximately 21 km.
- Dinner and sauna

Wednesday, August 14th:
- Breakfast and packing cycling snacks
- Cycling from Tuomisto Manor to Urkin Piilopirtti in Pinsiö, Ylöjärvi, with a distance of approximately 40 km.
- Passing through the hilly Häme landscape and strawberry farms en route.
- Arrival and accommodation at Urkin Piilopirtti, followed by a visit to an art exhibition.
- Dinner and sauna

Thursday, August 15th:
- Breakfast and packing cycling snacks
- En route from Urkin Piilopirtti, a visit to Puuvuori outdoor art installation, then continuing towards Ylöjärvi city. From Ylöjärvi, heading to Tohloppijärvi for a lunch break.
- Arrival and accommodation at Ahlman Manor
- Dinner and sauna

Friday, August 16th:
- Breakfast
- Transfer to Tampere railway station