Bothnian Coastal Route

Where the sea unites

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Local experiences on both sides of the sea

The Bothnian Coastal Route connects vibrant cities and enchanting villages from the coast of western Finland up to the top of the Bothnian Bay and down to the eastern coast of Sweden. 

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About the
Bothnian Coastal Route

The Bothnian Coastal Route is a unique tourism destination with outstanding Nordic nature and rich cultural heritage. The Route offers coastal experiences all year round, with sustainability in focus. The coastal cities around the Bothnian Sea in both Finland and Sweden offer a multitude of high-class tourism services for a memorable tour in the area.

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Why travel to the
Bothnian Coastal Route?

The moderate temperatures, clean air and water of this Nordic travel destination are perfect for both relaxing and exploring – in all four seasons. Local food, rich cultural heritage and the unique authenticity of the people make a tour along the Bothnian Bay a trip to remember. 

Sustainable travel is a top priority for tourism operators along the Bothnian Coastal Route.

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The Bothnian Coastal Route tourism operators are committed to sustainability efforts such as Responsible Consumption and Production and Climate Action. Our network promotes sustainable tourism in Finland and Sweden.

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Aurora Botnia – environmentally friendly ferry between Umeå and Vaasa

Wasaline transports passengers across the Bothnian Bay daily in 3,5 – 4 hours with the new environmentally friendly Aurora Botnia.

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