Travel tips

A cycling holiday doesn't necessarily mean sore thighs and numb buttocks. Näsijärvi Lake Trail's travel tips offer many different routes for all kind of cyclists. You can also ease up your trip by going some of the way with the steamship Tarjanne or use the local trains.

From here, you will find examples of trips designed for the Näsijärvi Lake Trail. Above all, we challenge you to design your own adventure!

Casual cyclist

By a casual cyclist, we mean a person who casually or even daily, uses bicycle for a short trips. We have designed trips for casual cyclists to have easy day trips and combining different transportation, for example a ship or a train. If you are looking for more challenge, you can make your day trips longer.

Family trip

The travel tips for a whole family have been designed so a school aged children have no trouble cycling the routes. The steamship Tarjanne and trains are recommended for these trips.

Active cyclist

For a more active cyclist, the routes can be a piece of cake. Still, the longer trips might give you a challenge and if not, the scenery and the attractions are well worth the trip!

Active cyclist

From Hell to East

Choose a suitable accommodation for you at Ruovesi or Virrat, cycle there from Tampere, get comfortable and spend the night having a sauna, swimming and enjoying the summer evening. Next morning, head to Helvetinjärvi National Park and its beautiful sc …

Grand Tour

The Grand Tour route follows the roads of the Karhunkaataja, so the route is about 235 kilometers long. The route gives a challenge as a 1 night trip even for the more active cyclists. Holiday Island Marttinen offers a good full service accommodation i …

Virrat Lake Tour

The Virrat Lake Tour highlights the beautiful lakes, nature and local food. Start the trip from the Mustalahti Harbour and travel through the Lake Näsijärvi on the steamship Tarjanne. Arrival on Virrat in the evening, so you have time to enjoy the Virr …

Activepasses

Karhunkaataja

Length: 150 kilometers. Karhunkaataja -Activepass is suitable for an active cyclist, but also for a casual cyclist as a several days trip. The journey begins with a Hopealinjat cruise from Tampere Mustalahti harbour to Virrat (or the other way around). …

Rantatie

Length: 65 kilometers. Rantatie -Activepass is excellent for a starting bicycle traveller, but also for a more active cyclist. The journey begins with a Hopealinjat cruise from Tampere Mustalahti Harbour to Murole Canal (or the other way around). The s …

Casual cyclist

Mänttä Nature Excursion

Mänttä is full of arts, but also many different kind of nature attractions. The Mänttä Nature Excursion can be done with only a train between Tampere-Vilppula and taking a bicycle on train to make it easier to travel in Mänttä-Vilppula. In saturday, yo …

Murole Scenic Route

The Murole Scenic Route follows the roads of the Rantatie route and it is suitable for a 1 night trip for an experienced casual cyclist or an active cyclist. The day trips are 70-80 kilometers long. You can go one way with the steamship Tarjanne, if yo …

Patron’s Trail

Patron’s Trail will introduce you to the Mänttä-Vilppula arts. The trip has been designed for a culture hungry casual cyclist. The steamship Tarjanne will transport you to Ruovesi. Hop off the ship at the Ruovesi Harbour and head to Mänttä-Vilppula. Th …

Viitapohja Adventure

Viitapohja Adventure is a circuit in the idyllic area of Teisko. It goes from Sorila to Pulesjärvi Lake and Viitapohja. On the route, you can find the Nisutiina Home Bakery, Viitaniemi Horse Farm, Liuttu Farmhouse Cafe, B&B & Cafe Nostalgia. In …

Virrat Lake Tour

The Virrat Lake Tour highlights the beautiful lakes, nature and local food. Start the trip from the Mustalahti Harbour and travel through the Lake Näsijärvi on the steamship Tarjanne. Arrival on Virrat in the evening, so you have time to enjoy the Virr …

Ylöjärvi Tasting Tour

You can have a nice day trip by heading to Ylöjärvi and the Suojärvi Chocolate Farm. Starting from the Mustalahti Harbour, the journey is about 30 kilometers to the farm. Cycling with a normal pace, the journey will take about 3-4 hours and is about 60 …

Family trip

Murole Family Trip

Get your family and bicycles to Mustalahti Harbour and hop on the steamship Tarjanne. Murole Family Trip combines a cruise, cycling and a farmhouse accommodation to this idyllic family trip, where even the smallest kids will keep up. Hop off the ship a …

Viitapohja Adventure

Viitapohja Adventure is a circuit in the idyllic area of Teisko. It goes from Sorila to Pulesjärvi Lake and Viitapohja. On the route, you can find the Nisutiina Home Bakery, Viitaniemi Horse Farm, Liuttu Farmhouse Cafe, B&B & Cafe Nostalgia. In …

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