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Turku Chapter Finland is proud to present Finnish Harley Weekend 26th to 28st of July 2024 

This is an invitation from H.O.G Turku Chapter Finland to all motorcycle enthusiasts! Join us 26.-28.7.2024, we gave Finnish Harley Weekend a face-lift and brought it in the middle of the oldest city in Finland, Turku. A city on west coast of Finland by the most beautiful archipelago. Our on-site program suits both riders and back-seat passengers. 

Come on and ride with us, spend an active weekend by River Aura and enjoy the best company!

Multiple events give every participant a chance to build the event to match their own choice. 
On the menu are e.g. evening soirees on Friday and Saturday, short riding trips to surrounding areas and variable destinations, a playful race around the city, slow-riding skill show-off and other activities around the hotel as well as a lunch-on-riding trip.

 

POST RIDE

Willing participants are invited to the Harley Weekend Post Ride on the unique Archipelago Trail, a circular 250km route between multiple islands with a total of 8 ferry rides in between the different locales.  Enjoy several picturesque villages on islands and great sceneries as well as riding on well-maintained curvy roads.

On Sunday 28.7.2024 we will ride from Turku to the idyllic village of Nauvo, where we stay at the traditional hotel Strandbo.

Note! that registrations for the Post Ride are separate from registrations to Harley Weekend, and the weekend event itself does not automatically include access to the Post Ride.

For more information on pricing and accommodations, please see details further down the page.

TICKETS

Ticket sales for both the main event and the Post Ride are currently open.

CLICK HERE to register to Finnish Harley Weekend – 95€ / person
Contains Welcome package, program, bus transportations and dinner on Friday Dealer evening. Saturday gala dinner.

CLICK HERE to register to the Post Ride event – 40€ / person
Contains ferry connections and dinner.

HARLEY WEEKEND - ACCOMMODATION

Harley Weekend takes place in Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel 
Address: Linnankatu 32, 20100 Turku
Tel.
+358 20 1234 710 

This high-class hotel is situated by the banks of the river Aura, only a short walk away from the culture- and entertainment centers of the city. Registrations for the rooms are already open and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

At the hotel we have reserved a set quota of rooms, where all participants have to book their own stay during 26.-28.7.2024.

Some pre-reserved rooms are available already from 25th of July for those travelling on Thursday.

The choice of rooms is as follows:

  • Standard 1person 139€/night
  • Standard 2people 159€/night
  • River view 1person 154€/night
  • River view 2people 174€/night
  • Superior 1person 164€/night
  • Superior 2people 184€/night

The room price includes a very nice breakfast, possibility to use sauna and free Wi-Fi.

Please note that some rooms only have double beds!

You get the prices listed above by mentioning code FHW24 while making the reservation for only the aforementioned room varieties. Other types of rooms will be booked at the hotels regular pricing. 

Our reserved room quota will be released to public sales after May 26th 2024. After this it is very likely that the rooms will be sold out fast. 

BOOKING

Online bookings at www.radissonblu.com

Booking by phone or email
Open: On weekdays mon-fri 8.00-18.00
Tel:  +358 300 870 010
E-mail: reservations.finland@radissonblu.com

The rooms are available for booking until
May 26th 2024 with the event prices, or until all pre-reserved rooms are booked. After this the prices will likely increase for any remaining rooms the hotel may have left. Turku hosts many large events during July, even the same weekend, which is why available hotel accommodation will likely be not available.

The rooms are available for you on your arrival day from 3pm to 1200 on departing day.

Cancellation terms
You must cancel your booking latest 6pm on arrival day. The hotel will accept cash, credit card or debit card.

More information about the hotel at the 
Radisson Marina Blu Palace webpage.

PARKING

During the event free parking is situated opposite to the hotel on a school yard. The parking area is locked during the night. 

The hotel also has its own underground parking space, where you can park for about 25€/24H.

HARLEY WEEKEND - PROGRAM

THURSDAY 25.7.2024
Arriving to the hotel, free time in Turku city. To-do tips will be offered!

FRIDAY 26.7.2024

09:00
Registration starts at the info desk of Harley Weekend
10:00-13:00
Rides to surrounding areas, about 3 hours per ride. Register before the ride at the info desk, departures from the hotel.
13:00-16:00
Rides to surrounding areas, about 3 hours per ride. Register before the ride at the info desk, departures from the hotel.
17:30
Info desk closing, bus transportation from the hotel to the Dealer´s night
18:00-21:00
Harley-Davidson Turku soiree and dinner. Live music, shopping opportunities and refreshments.
21:00
Bus transportations back to hotel.
22:00-01:00
Hotel bar open for drinks and socializing.

SATURDAY 27.7.2024

07:30-11:00
Breakfast, Radisson Blu Marina Palace
09:00
Info desk opens, registrations to slow-ride skill competition and city-race start
11:00
Slow-drive skill competition on the event parking area across the hotel, drives can be executed at any time between 11am to 4pm.
12:00
City race “Can you catch Vares?” (Vares is a famous Finnish fictional private-eye) Compete in both skills, knowledge and sheer luck while riding around the beautiful city of Turku.
16:00
Games end
18:00-00:30
Harley Weekend Gala at the hotel ballroom

SUNDAY 28.7.2024

07:30-11:00
Breakfast, Radisson Blu Marina Palace
11:30
Gathering at event outside parking area near the hotel for the parade ride. The parking area will be closed down and disassembled after parade ride leaving the area.
12:00
Last chance to leave your room. We wish a safe ride home to those not taking part in the parade ride to Lieto.

12:00-13:00
Parade ride to Lieto. Main event ends here, free lunch.

POST RIDE - PROGRAM

SUNDAY 28.7.2024 (Post Ride)
15:00
Post Ride begins
17:00
Post Ride arrives at Nauvo, we stay overnight at Hotel Strandbo

NOTE! Post Ride must be registered to separately.

MONDAY 29.7.2024 (Post Ride)

07:00-08:30
Breakfast at hotel
09:00
Post Ride starting
08:30-15:30
The Archipelago Trail, the Circular route around the Turku islands, with your own carry-on picnic lunch (shops close to the hotel)
15:30
Heikinkari Ranthuone, early dinner
17:00
Post Ride ends

POST RIDE - DETAILS

Post Ride starts immediately after Harley Weekend on beautiful circular route around the islands (The Archipelago Trail), between the islands we ride ferries. (linkki?). Post Ride registration fee is 40,00 € / person, including ferry fees and closing dinner.

Monday 29.7. we spend on the island route, which ends at Taivassalo where we will enjoy dinner together at Heikinkari Ranthuone about 3:30pm.

The dinner concludes at approx. 5pm, after which post ride is officially over and you are free to chart your own route forward.

ACCOMMODATION

In Hotel Strandbo there are 36 rooms in total.

Prices :

  • 1 room/1 person 106,00€
  • 1 room/2 persons133,00€

Breakfast is included.

Event organisation will book the rooms after we have received your registration. Participants will pay the rooms when arriving at the hotel.

Due to both room capacity at Strandbo and the capacity of the island-to-island ferries, Post Ride registrations are taken at a first come first serve basis with limited spots.

Harley Weekend participants will be prioritised.


ORGANISER OF THE EVENT

Turku Chapter Finland ry is a part of the international Harley Owners’ Group organisation supported by Harley-Davidson. Our resident area is Varsinais-Suomi region, but our members reside all over Finland. We are a group of positive and open minded people enthusiastic about Harley-Davidson motorcycles and the open road.

www.turkuchapter.fi

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