Walk through the most beautiful archipelago in the world from island to island. The route will take you from Turku Cathedral on the Finnish mainland, through the Finnish archipelago, through Åland – the islands of peace- and on to Sweden. Once in Sweden you have several alternative routes to choose from to reach your final destination of Trondheim in Norway.

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St. Olav Waterway takes you from Turku Cathedral, through the Finnish Archipelago and Åland Islands to Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim.

Stories

Read about how other explorers have experienced the route and use the tips and ideas to plan your own adventure.   

Sottunga harbour

Explore the path before you come

Prepare for your hiking or cycling trip by exploring the path virtually and through our videos.

Find your route

Enjoy the calm of archipelago nature and let your mind rest.

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Olemme niin iloisia kun pyhiinvaellusystävämme ottavat yhteyttä ja kertovat kuulumisiaan vaikka eivät voi tulla meitä tapaamaan juuri nyt. Tiesitkö että Espanjassakin on Olavinreitti ja että tuubihuiviamme voi käyttää väliaikaisena hengityssuojaimena?
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St Olav Waterway / Pyhän Olavin merireitti

St. Olav Waterway on Finland's smallest municipality, the Island of Sottunga.

The beautiful film explores the island through the seven pilgrim keywords.
Pyhiinvaelluksen seitsemän avainsanaa:
Pilgrimens sju nyckelord:
Freedom - vapaus - frihet
Simplicity - yksinkertaisuus - enkelhet
Silence - hiljaisuus - tystnad
Don´t worry - huolettomuus - bekymmerslöshet
Slowness - hitaus - långsamhet
Spirituality - hengellisyys/henkisyys - andlighet
Sharing - jakaminen - delande

St. Olav Waterway is part of St. Olav Ways, pilgrim paths to Trondheim and an official Cultural Route of the Council of Europe.
Film produced by Interreg Central Baltic
Filmed by: Flygfoto-Åland, Peter Sjöberg.
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