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Punkaharju Cycling Route – a unique experience with a bicycle

New 75 km bicycle route in the stunning lake views of Punkaharju. Visit the attractions along the route, cross the open waters by a cruise boat and explore hidden beaches of the area. This unique route’s open water crossing is a 2 hour cruise, which also goes through an area known for the high chances of seeing the Saimaa ringed seal.  In the cruise boat there is possible to buy food and beverages and also there is own sauna possibility! You can cycle the route to both directions, the boat moves between Koljonlahti and Hiekkaniemi.

The route goes both on tarmac roads but also on quiet gravel-roads (27 km), so make sure the bike you have fits on both conditions. Suitable bikes available from local rentals. Overall lenght is 75 km of cycling + the 2 hour cruise.

CRUISE DATES (check additional dates from the ticket selling link)

  • -June: Friday-Saturday 3. – 25.6.
  • -July :Thursday-Saturday 30.6 – 30.7.
  • -August: Friday-Saturday 12.8 – 27.8.



Buy the cruise tickets in advance and notice, that there is very limited capacity on the boat (12 persons) per direction. Price 25 € / person.

Rent a gravel- or e-bike from our rental

In our rental we have suitable e-bikes and gravel-bikes for this tour! Book online. Bikes are available before the rental opens, just mention upon booking that you are going to Punkaharju Cycling Route.

book our e-bikes or gravel bikes from here

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