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Yacht or Sailing Tour in the Archipelago

You can explore Helsinki by the sea from a yacht or sailing boat in one of the world's largest archipelagos, of some 180 000 islands. You can also embark on longer trips and explore summer cities like Porvoo, Tammisaari and Hanko. Water activities such as water skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, and kayaking can also be arranged. Even kiteboarding, SUP boarding, and SUP yoga are also possible! Duration: 2 hours Location: Helsinki and the Archipelago, including UNESCO World Heritage listed Suomenlinna fortress Island

Wooden Boat Safari to Linnansaari National Park

Enjoy a charming cruise on wooden boats to Linnansaari National Park and Kaarnetsaari Island. The island has a beautiful wooden chapel and a 1.2 km nature path. You also have a chance to watch a film about the endangered Saimaa Ringed Seal. Later we'll cook some pancakes and sausages by the open fire.

Sailing Experiences in the Archipelago

Hop on board the sailing boat that takes us to the sea in the summery archipelago of the Bothnian Bay. Enjoy the summer weather, the archipelago's beautiful scenery and hear local stories about the islands and castaways.

Sail to Örö Fortress Island

The fortress island of Örö has been a part of Finnish military history from the times of Russian tsars. In addition to the historically significant barrack area from Tsar times, the island has bunkers, canons and trenches to explore. The island hosts an array of rare plants and has the largest variety of butterflies in all of Finland, over 1600 different species. Join us on a sailing trip to the island with the traditional sailing Yacht Eugenia from Kasnäs. Enjoy the sea and take part in the sailing, get a guided tour of the fortress island and enjoy a traditional salmon soup lunch.

RIB Tour in Helsinki Archipelago

Welcome to an unforgettable adventure! You can experience the Finnish archipelago and satisfy your hunger for speed at the same time! You will visit the most beautiful places of the Helsinki archipelago. Have a look at the sights and see the fantastic nature!

Savonlinna Charter Cruise during Savonlinna Opera Festival

See & experience Savonlinna in a new and comfortable way on a private cruise, VIP style. A small, comfortable eco-boat goes where big ships cannot go. You will see the old castle, old ships museum and nice islands. Skipper will entertain you with tales and insights of local history and the nature of Saimaa. Live accordion music during the cruise guarantees some of the best summer moments you will experience. Gourmet guests might want to pre-order an optional caviar & champagne service onboard.

Private Boat Sightseeing Tour in Helsinki

Want to spend a day out on the sea, just you and people whose company you enjoy, cruising around the islands and exploring the Helsinki archipelago? Don’t think twice! Welcome on board! With a private boat sightseeing tour you will have a chance to see most of Helsinki’s archipelago.

Cruises to the Mystic Island of Seili

The naturally beautiful, but oddly historical island of Seili is located in the Turku Archipelago, just a short sea passage from Naantali old town. Seili is an old place of exile, where first lepers and then the insane were kept beginning in the 1600s. When you once went to Seili Island, there you stayed. Bring your own picnic and enjoy a summery outing on the beautiful island.

Saimaa Seal Watching Tour by Ecoboat

Join our guide on a comfortable Saimaa seal watching tour by Ecoboat. May is the best time to observe Saimaa seals, when they often lay on rocks sunbathing. Later in the summer they can be seen in the water with some luck. Our guide will give you lots of insights about Saimaa ringed seal, its habits, habitat, and if we are lucky… see them lounging on a rock. The Ecoboat cabin is covered, weather resistant and very comfortable. This private charter is good for up to 10 passengers.

Holiday Home Villa Nytorp

Villa Nytorp is a Finnish holiday home at its best. The villa has three bedrooms with five beds, a fully equipped kitchen and a traditional wood heated sauna. Naturally there is also a WiFI connection available. The villa is situated beautifully and privately in the woods, but still only 500 m away from the nearest bus stop. You have access to a private beach with a jetty or a rowing boat. A motorboat (or bigger boats) are available upon request. Feel free to explore the surroundings with the bikes available in Nytorp or the nearby nature trails.

Golf and Sailing in the Finnish Archipelago

Two days of golf and three days of sailing in the most beautiful Finnish archipelago in August! The golf and sailing tour starts and ends by a full round of golf at Ålands Golf Club in Kastelholma and Kultaranta Resort in Naantali. Accommodation in charming small hotels.

Introduction to Paddling

The goal of this introduction is to learn the basic skills for kayaking and/or canoeing. Introduction takes place at the shore on shallow waters. Once you’ve learned the basics we will make a brief paddling trip towards Juuma village. After the introduction you can use the kayaks/canoes free of charge during guided trips!

Visit the Distant Island of Aspö and its 11 Inhabitants

Take a one-day waterbus trip to the most beautiful and genuine island of Aspö. Aspö is a distant island in the outer Archipelago of Finland. Only 11 people live there year-round. Nonetheless, they have a long history of traditional music, a beautiful white church, a nature trail and a fish shop. In the summertime, it becomes a popular sailing harbour with a sauna available for rent.

Accommodation and Travel Packages to Åland Islands

Welcome to our beautiful island! Ålandsresor will gladly help you book your accommodation on the Åland Islands. We offer you more than 300 cabins, hotels, and guesthouses. We also book complete travel packages for both individual and group traveler. Beyond accommodation and travel packages, we can also book your ferry to Åland Island from Finland and to Sweden with the Eckerö Linjen ferry company.

Steamship Cruise to Lake Oulujärvi

Enjoy the beautiful northern scenery of broad Lake Oulujärvi on an authentic steamship cruise. Built in 1920, the steamer Kouta and its original steam engine serve passengers on cruises to Oulujärvi, its magical Ärjä island and historical Paltaniemi village. The cruises start from the heart of Kajaani, just a walking distance from the city hotels and only 30 km from the Vuokatti resort.

Sailing in Turku Archipelago

The archipelago of Turku is one of the world’s most beautiful and numerous archipelagos, of which national park covers a large area. On a six-day sailing trip we will explore five completely different islands. The difficulty level is easy, so no previous sailing experience is needed.

One-Day Waterbus Trip to Örö Island

A waterbus trip from Korpoström to the Örö fortress island is a special experience. Before becoming part of the Archipelago National Park, Örö served as pasture for cattle as well as a military zone for a hundred years – first as a fortress of the Baltic Sea defence chain under the Russian Tsar's rule and later as a base for Finland's coastal artillery. Around 60 houses from various periods are preserved on Örö, alongside the fortifications built during the Russian reign. Guided tour and lunch included.