The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden

ECDay 2020: St Olav Waterway #1200kmChallenge - help us reach Trondheim in one day!

Time: 26 September, 2020
This year we celebrate European Cooperation Day 2020 by walking "Together" in our Central Baltic regions.

In Southwest of Finland, on Åland and in Sweden some of us will walk along St Olav Waterway.

James Simpson, former project manager of St Olav Waterway, has gives us a challenge: Can we reach Trondheim in one day? It is 1200 km from Turku Cathedral to Trondheim, Nidaros dome.
Due to Covid-19, our St. Olav Waterway 1day #1200kmChallenge walkers can participate in their own region with family and friends and record their km online. 

Please, share your photos on Instagram by 26.9 using #olavinreitti #CBWalks #1200kmChallenge #ECDay2020 #Interreg30, there are prizes to be won!

And please, record your kilometres HERE, so that we can see if we fulfil the callenge - together!

Here is more information about the event:

On the Åland Islands, there are two arranged walks.
One walk is 20.9.2020 on Sottunga - the smallest municipality in Finland.

The other walk is on Kökar 26.9, another island, where the route of St Olav Waterway goes.

Contact Ester Laurell (, if you want to join the group walks.
You are so welcome!

And one of the Swedish walks along St Olav Waterway 26 September is already fully booked!
VisitRoslagen and Vikingaleden