The Saimaa Cycle Tour cycling event takes place for the first time in the summer of 2021
The Saimaa Cycle Tour route is about 285 kilometres long. The route passes through the world's most beautiful lakeland areas and riders will experience the magic of the midnight sun. The departure from Imatra will take place in the evening of Friday 9 July 2021 and cyclists will reach the finish line at Imatra on Saturday 10 July 2021.
The Saimaa Cycle Tour is not a competition and the event is open to all cyclists who want to challenge themselves with this unique cycling experience. The route profile is not challenging and the whole route is on asphalted roads. There are several drink and snack service points along the route, also warm food is available.
The Saimaa Cycle Tour organization and the services offered to the cyclists have been inspired by the world's largest cycling events. The aim of the event is to grow into the largest cycling event in Finland and attract participants from all corners of the world.
Saimaa Cycle Tour on saanut Euroopan aluekehitysrahastosta avustusta kansainvälisen pyöräilytapahtuman kehittämiseen.