Mail rowing contest across the Sea of Åland

Location: Main island
Arena/Place: Eckerö postbrygga
Category: Events, Culture, Sport
Date: Saturday 15 jun 2019

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 Arena/Place
15 Jun
Saturday 15 jun 2019 00:00 - 03:00 Eckerö postbrygga

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Eckerö Camping, motorhomes and caravans

Distance: 7.9 km
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Djurviks Guesthouse

Distance: 18.5 km
On Ålands southwest tip, next to the open see You find Djurviks Guesthouse. Beautiful surroundings with swans and wild ducks swimming in the bay. Pike hiding in the reeds. On the shore there is a sauna and a place were You can grill. Welcome!

Bastö Hotell

Distance: 21.5 km
Bastö Hotell & Stugby is located in the middle of the beautiful Åland Islands. It is surrounded by warm sea gulfs, bathing coves and smooth red cliffs.
 Bastö Hotell & Stugby is near all the tourist attractions on the island, and there's a swimming beach only 100m away. The distance from the ferry terminal and airport to Bastö is 28 km. Individuals or groups, old or young, this is a place you cannot miss.

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  • Sat 15 jun 2019 00:00 - 03:00 @ Eckerö postbrygga

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