SCANDINAVIA - GOLF OF THE
The King’s Road, a historical route
dating back to the 13th century, connected the old
northern capitals. Now you can combine the scenic
beauty and warmth of the Scandinavians with its long
and colorful history by traveling the King’s
Road in search of the perfect game... will it be in
Stockholm, the Alands, Turku or maybe Helsinki?
is both modern and traditional, where high-tech
products and cutting-edge designs are displayed in
traditional storefronts; where colorful open-air markets
have fresh-off-the-vine produce and local wares; where
visitors and Finns alike dance and talk the night
away in chic clubs and cafes.
Day 1 — Arrive in Helsinki, Finland'
s capital, a magnificent city known as
"The Daughter of the Baltic."
Take time to explore Helsinki, stylish
and spacious. The city is considered by
many as Europe's best-designed city.
Day 2 — Play one of the many courses in the
Helsinki area: the Master GC with two 18-hole
courses -- the Forest Course is a typical
field course with plenty of trees, creeks and ponds. The
Lake Course for those who want a beautiful lake setting
--with an island where an osprey couple watches your game!
Day 3 — A second round might be on the, only
ten minutes from the center of the Finnish capital. Founded
in 1932 it was the first course in Finland. Or with its championship
course designed by Finn, Henrik Wartiainen, and ranked among
the ten best in the country.
Day 4 — Time to depart
Helsinki for your next stop along the
King’s Road. You may want to travel
the south coast where you will find quaint
old stone churches, iron mills, powerful
estates and other sites reflecting life
of past centuries.
often called the "Venice of the North,"
is built on 14 islands with many canals.
Here you can see the modern alongside
the medieval. Walk around Old Town, take
a boat trip on the canals, and play great
Day 1 — Arrive
in Stockholm, capital of Sweden.
Day 2 — There are many
excellent golf courses in the Stockholm
area, you can play the Ullna GC,
home of the Scandinavian Open and the
Scandinavian Masters. It is regarded as
one of the finest courses in Scandinavia
and a definite challenge.
Day 3 — Free day to enjoy
this picturesque city. Visit the 700 year-old
cathedral, the Wasa Ship, the City Hall,
and much more.
Day 4 — Golf today on PGA
Golf Course or possibly the island
course, Fagelbro GC located
at the furthest point in Stockholm' s
archipelago. Both are scenic delights
and an enjoyable test.
Day 5 — Depart for your
next venue . . .
Stockholm is just
the tip of the iceberg - extend your stay
and visit more of Sweden.
Oslo - Western capital of the
King’s Road is not a golfing haven,
but renown for beauty. Cruise the fjords
and see the sites.
St. Petersburg - King’s
Road capital on the east is beautiful
and fascinating. Add it to your tour --before
or after Helsinki.
Day 1 — Arrive in Turku, the 770-year-old
former capital and oldest city in Finland.
Day 2 — Golf today one of the challenging courses
in Turku the Seaside GC which has big fairways,
greens and lots of water in sight! Or Aura GC,
host of many European amateur tournaments, set on an ancient
castle estate amid 400 year-old oaks. Definitely not an easy
round whatever your choice!
Explore this former capital with its well-preserved
medieval cathedral and castle, Handicraft
Museum with 18th-century artisan workshops
where craftsmen still practice their art
Day 3 — Depart
Turku -- if the islands are next, take
the minicruise and relax as you continue
an archipelago which lies between Finland
and Sweden and is considered to be the
most beautiful tourist spot in all of
northern Europe. You can combine golf
with sailing and fishing and enjoy the
Finnish pastime-a sauna.
Day 1 — Arrive in Mariehamn and begin
your island experience.
Day 2 — The Aland
GC, designed by Swede Jan Sederholm,
has become a popular destination for golfers.
Here you have two gems, the King’s
Course and Castle Course,
play one of the two courses today. The
scenery is terrific, the Baltic Sea comes
into play on many holes, and the course
overlooks the 12th century castle of Kastelholm,
restored to its former glory and an interesting
place to visit.
Day 3 — A second round of golf today. You are
free to shop, sightsee, fish or enjoy a sauna.
Day 4 — Free time before departing on the next
leg of your Scandinavian adventure.
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