Cycling in Finland is for lovers of trees, lakes, long roads and few people. Finland is the third least populated country in Europe so don’t come here if you love being around lots of people!
Go cycling in the Arctic circle in mid summer and you can discover what it’s like to ride in the land of the midnight sun, where it doesn’t get dark at night.
Cycling is a popular pastime in Finland and the country has around 70 national cycle routes and many local routes across the country. There are also six routes with signposts and guides in Finnish, German and English. Meanwhile, you can ride the coastline on EuroVelo 10, the Baltic Sea Cycle Route, explore the Finnish-Russian border on EuroVelo 13, the Iron Curtain Trail, or cross the middle of the country on EuroVelo 11, the East Europe Route.
Cycling culture in Finland
Finland has a rich history of cycling. In the early 1900s, Finnish cyclists won Olympic gold medals in both road and track events. Today, cycling remains a major sport in this Nordic nation.
Find out more about cycling in Finland
We haven’t yet visited Finland ourselves, but we have a fascinating behind the scenes look at the spectacular Saimaa Cycle Tour event which is held in Finnish lakeland each year.
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