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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Map

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.   

St. Olav Ways

#1200kmChallenge 25.9.2021

Gather a group of friends and walk together where you live and help us to reach Trondheim in a day!

Find your route

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

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✨Tällä viikolla tapahtuu! ✨ke 22.9. Tiesitkö että jatulintarhoja on käytetty pyhiinvaellusrituaaleissa? 🍁Osallistu syyspäiväntasauksen viettoon Paraisilla tai Nauvossa klo 17:30, tai katso striimi luennosta kotisohvallasi. @Pargas Kultur | Parainen Kulttuuripe 24.9. Makuvaellus pitkin Via Francigenaa 🍷🧀Rento ja kotoisa ilta, jolloin maistelemme italialaisia viinejä ja juustoja ja kuulemme tarinoita pyhiinvaellus- ja kulttuurireitiltä. Matmalmen EVAla 25.9. Pyhiinvaellus #1200kmhaaste! 👣Pääsemmekö yhdessä Turusta (tai ehkä Olavinlinnasta) Trondheimiin yhden päivän aikana? Vaella lähiseudullasi, kerää kilometrit talteen ja ilmoita ne meille tai ryhmäämme World Walking -sovelluksessa. 📸 Rania Rönntoft✨Events for this week!✨Wed 22.9. Did you know that Jungfrudans (troy town stone mazes) were used in pilgrim’s rituals? 🍁Finnish speakers can join a streamed talk on the equinox about these “Jungfrudans” which are found throughout the archipelago. Pargas Kultur | Parainen Kulttuuri Fri 24.9. Evening walking along Via Francigena 🍷🧀We will taste wines and cheeses from northern Italy and Toscana and talk about the pilgrim path and cultural route Via Francigena. Matmalmen EVASat 25.9. Pilgrimage #1200kmChallenge 👣A day of pilgrimage to Trondheim. Hike where you live and collectively collect 1,200 kilometers, which is the distance from Turku Cathedral to Trondheim, Norway the resting place of St. Olav. World Walking📸 Rania Rönntoft ... See MoreSee Less
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