Finland The Archipelago Trail

Finland: the Archipelago Trail

Finland has the largest archipelago in the world.  Follow this trail via road, bridges and ferry to see old wooden houses, lighthouses, old buildings and spectacular scenery.

You can explore other islands by sea taxi.

Finland archipelago campsite

Finland archipelago campsite

There are over 20,000 islands in the Turku archipelago.

The Finnish Tourist Board offer a free touring map.  See it here

The trail starts in the city of Turku and you travel about 250kms if you want to complete the full route.  You can comfortable travel the trail from the end of May to the end of August.  It is open in the winter months too but you may have to back-track on some legs.

There are many campsites along the route.  Here is a copy of the map.

Finland’s legal concept of everyman’s right gives everyone the chance to enjoy outdoor pursuits, and the freedom of the country’s vast forests and fells, and many lakes and rivers, with few restrictions. Public access to private land is much wider in Finland, and the other Nordic countries, than in most other countries.

Details of “Everyman’s Rights” can be found here.

You’ll find more information and other touring routes in Finland here:

Tour the Turko archipelago in a motorhome

Tour the Turko archipelago in a motorhome

Silta Finland Turka archipelago

Silta Finland Turka archipelago

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Finland: drive the Archipelago Trail in a Campervan
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Finland has the largest archipelago in the world.  Follow this trail via road, bridges and ferry to see old wooden houses, lighthouses, old buildings and spectacular scenery.
Mary Galbraith
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About Mary Galbraith

I have worked with campervan and motorhome companies for nearly 20 years hiring out vehicles on their behalf and run two sites www.campervans.com and www.budgetcampervans.com.

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