Mail rowing contest across the Sea of Åland

Location: Main island
Arena/Place: Eckerö postbrygga
Category: Events, Culture, Sport
Date: Saturday 13 jun 2020

The traditional mail rowing contest between Eckerö in Åland and Grisslehamn in Sweden is arranged to commemorate the harsh work of the 19th-century mail rotas.

This year the contest starts from Eckerö and the finishing line is in Grisslehamn.

Date/Time

Date Time Arena/Place
13 Jun
Saturday 13 jun 2020 Eckerö postbrygga

Nearby accommodations

Bed & Breakfast

Anderssons Gästhem

Distance: 3.7 km
Welcome to our estate with a guest house, cottages, bakery and a café. We have a central location in Eckerö. Within walking distance you can reach a golf course, a family park with a restaurant, the local church and to a lake. There is a bus stop just nearby which can take you to Mariehamn, the city in Åland. We offer accommodation in 4 rooms in the guesthouse, or one of our 5 cottages om the property. Breakfast, linen, towels, cleaning and wifi is always included in the price. The breakfast is served in our pavilion next to the bakery, where we offer a good and rich breakfast of local products and freshly baked bread.
Accommodation

Granbergs Gästhus

Distance: 1 km
You stay near Käringsund, idyllically located in the west on the coastline by the old fishing village. Here you can stay comfortable and all our houses are well equipped to a high standard. Choose from rural charm and high-class in a private beachfront location.
Cottages

Anderssons Gästhem

Distance: 3.7 km
Welcome to our estate with a guest house, cottages, bakery and a café. We have a central location in Eckerö. Within walking distance you can reach a golf course, a family park with a restaurant, the local church and to a lake. There is a bus stop just nearby which can take you to Mariehamn, the city in Åland. We are certified by Green Key and we strive to be as environmentally friendly as possible. We offer accommodation in 4 rooms in the guesthouse, or one of our 5 cottages om the property. Breakfast, linen, towels, cleaning and wifi is always included in the price. The breakfast is served in our pavilion next to the bakery, where we offer a good and rich breakfast of local products and freshly baked bread.

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