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Cycling network

Helsinki

Detailed description of the Good Practice

Finland is a great place for bicycle touring. It provides varying landscapes for culture and nature-lovers alike.
Cycling network created 2 sites for cyclists www.poljim.fi and www.pyoraillensuomessa.fi
Cycling network organizes different events and trainings: cycling week, cycling seminars, the events "The cyclist of the year", "The cycling region of the year" etc. Cycling network presents and promotes cycling culture
The website "Cycling in Finland" mainly contain information on what Finland has to offer for bicycle tourists. You can also find tips for planning and taking a trip.
There are lists of services and service providers for bicycle tourists by region.
There are also a large number of suitable maps and guides available

health
transport

Objectives of the Good Practice

To promote cycling and to make cycling more comfortable

Participants of the Good Practice

Cycling network includes 29 regions of Finland and other organizations
cyclists

Target group of the Good Practice

cyclists

Funding of the Good Practice

members of the network and Ministries

More Details of the Good Practice

Documentation and documents

Available files

Contact details

Pyörailykuntien verkosto ry
Toinen linja 14/ Kuntatalo 00530 Helsinki
phone: or 040 419 4555
matti.hirvonen@poljin.fi

Data sources and references

http://www.pyoraillensuomessa.fi/index.php?p=sis&pid=2&l=en (Accessed 14 September, 2009)