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Puumala archipelago route

Experience the most beautiful part of Finnish Lakeland by bicycle!

Puumala Archipelago Route Route offers cyclists the best parts of the Lake Saimaa! Admire the stunning archipelago scenery, cross the open waters by bike ferries, and take a dip in the sparkling water of the finest sandy beaches. Enjoy the relaxed archipelago atmosphere, finnish sauna experiences and local delicacies along the way.

The Puumala Archipelago Route offers 60 km of pleasant cycling through islands, bridges and eskers. There are many starting points around Puumala, as well as many cozy places to stay. You will find fascinating Saimaa Geopark & nature sites, exciting stories, unique accommodation and relaxed camping destinations to explore. The route can be explored in one day, but we recommend to divide it into parts to enjoy and spend several days in the area, because there’s a lot to see!

Read more on our site, find accommodation, rental bikes, timetables & ferry tickets.

Hurissalo – Lintusalo bike ferry "Norppa II" connection 

The new timetable and ferry ticket sale will be published in the beginning of March.
In 2022 the ferry operates daily from 1 June to 31 August during the high season.
During the low season on Saturdays since 7th of May and till 24th of September.

The address of the Lintusalo pier (laituri) is Nestorinranta, Lintusalontie 1661 A, Puumala. The coordinates are 61° 25,8′, 28°00,1′.
The address of the Hurissalo pier (laituri) is Hurissalontie 390, Puumala.
The ferry has room for 20 passengers with their bicycles or motorcycles. There’s no space for cars board.
The trip takes 40–60 minutes depending on the weather.

Norppa II operates daily from 10 June to 31 August 2017 at Lintusalo at 14.00 and Hurissalo at 15.00. The pier is located at Nestorinranta, Lintusalontie 1661 A. The pier's coordinates are 61 ° 25.8 ', 28 ° 00.1'. In the Hurissalo, the ship's pier is located in Kivisalmi, Hurissalontie 390. The connection vessel can carry ten passengers with their bikes and motorbikes. Unfortunately, cars can not be transported. The ferry itself takes about 40 minutes depending on weather conditions.

Ferry prices (one way trip)
Cycling: 10 euros 
Motorbike: 15 euros 
Possible additional passengers 5 euros / person.

You can pay by bank or credit card by ferry.

Since the ship's capacity is limited, we recommend reserving the ferry beforehand. Norppa II operates also on request. The ferry can be booked by e-mail at or by telephone at +358 50 308 3004. If the ferry trip is less than 24 hours, we strongly recommend that you book by phone.