Premier Tour Finland, SW archipelago
Premier tour: Finland, the SW archipelago 25.5-30.5 2019
Reservations for this part of the tour (deadline 17.5 2019)
A summary of the accessability for some of the companies is found here.
Turku Cathedral – the church in Pargas/Parianen (16-25 km)
Ceremony and start, Turku Cathedral
It is possible to rent a bike (at 9-10 am outside the cathedral, return in Pargas, 15e, no guide).
Possible to travel by the small sailing ship Tacksamheten from the guest harbour in Turku (at 11.00 am) to Pargas. Reservation: here
For hikers: lunch at Vaarniemi (free of charge if you have made a reservation)
Bus transport from Hovirinta beach in Kaarina to the Pargas church (free of charge if you have made a reservation)
Dinner, harbour of Pargas
Program, Pargas church
Transfer to Pargas Folkhögskola for sauna and accomodation (34 e/person + extra for breakfast). Reservation: here
Pargas – Pensar (19km)
Start at Pargas Folkhögskola
Transport by taxi boat Granvik – Björkholmen
Regular transport boat Björkholmen – Pensar
Accomodation, dinner, sauna at å hotell & restaurang Sandvik (from 95 e/person, reservation: +358 50 4440 116, or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Pensar – Nagu church (16-18 km)
Start from Pensar by boat
It is possible to go by kayak(95 e/pers) from Pensar to the center of Nagu. Contact Nagu Seakayak
Programme in the Nagu church
Dinner at Strandkrogen
Accomodation at Norrgårds stugor (34 e/pers, reservation) or Lanterna
Nagu church – Kaptensgården, Nagu (18-21 km)
Start from the Nagu church
Transport between Kaptensgården and Grännäs available.
Kaptensgården, Nagu – Korpo church (14 km)
Start from Kaptensgården
Programme in the Korpo church
Dinner at Hjalmars (22 e/pers)
Korpo church – Korpoström (8 km)
Start from the Korpo church til Korpoström
Possibility to travel from Korpoström to Kökar by boat (max 34 pers, free of charge if you have made a reservation), lunch in Korpoström before departure. Possibility to visit the exhibition at the Archipelago Center.
The regular ferryboat m/s Skiftet from Galtby in Korpo will depart at 10.00 am, arrivial at Kökar at 12.30 am. Walking distance (4 km) from Harparnäs to Sandvik at Kökar, where lunch is served.
Accomodation in the pilgrim shelter, or the hostels of Sandvik or Antons.