Other maps and guides

OTHER MAPS AND GUIDES

 

BICYCLE TOUR GUIDES -SOUTHERN FINLAND’S BICYCLE TOURS

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Bicycle tour guides (2012) are a combination of a map and guide book. There are two guides: one west from Helsinki and one east from Helsinki.

Bicycle tour guide west from Helsinki covers national routes from Helsinki to Turku and from Helsinki to Tampere. It also includes a variety of shorter bicycle tours in Uusimaa region.

Bicycle tour guide east from Helsinki covers national routes from Helsinki to Jyväskylä, Mikkeli and Lappeenranta.It also includes a lot of local bicycle tours in Päijät-Häme, Kymenlaakso and Etelä Karjala regions.

These bicycle tour guides introduce a variety of interesting destinations and sights in rural areas and small towns. Guide books are in Finnish only, but the map legend is in English, German and Swedish also. Bicycle tour guides are available at major book stores and karttakeskus online map shop:

Bicycle tour guide, west from Helsinki

Bicycle tour guide, east from Helsinki

RETKIKARTTA.FI – topographic online map

http://www.retkikartta.fi/?lang=en

Great online topographic map of Finland. You can use the service in order to search for Metsähallitus hunting and fishing areas. You can also search for hiking-related destinations and services.

TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS TO GPS DEVICE

This blog post explains how to download free topographic maps of Finland to your Garmin gps-device. It is in Finnish only, but you can get the maps by downloading this file to your device’s /Garmin/ folder. File may need to be renamed to GMAPSUPP.IMG in order to work with older devices.