Lake Tuusulanjärvi
Photo: Sakari Kiuru
Sarvikalliolta avautuu upeat näkymät Tuusulanjärvelle.

Go on a ride around a lake with magnificent nature!
 
Along this popular recreation route in the beautiful lakeside scenery of Tuusula, visitors are treated to numerous cosy cafés and picnic spots, as well as eleven colourful museums!
 
If you are keen on the domestic lives and work of 19th century cultural figures, you can head on to the impressive wooden villa of artist Pekka Halonen, the home of composer Jean Sibelius or the last residence of Aleksis Kivi. For art exhibitions, you can pedal down to the Järvenpää Art museum or the Kasarmi Art Centre, or if you wish to find out more about war times and the history of Finnish anti-aircraft defence, visit the Syväranta Lotta Museum and the AntiAircraft Museum exhibitions.
 
So park your bicycle at your favourite museums and enjoy a cultural tour in a beautiful lake environment!
 
The cycling route is approximately 26 kilometres long.



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Destinations

The Kasarmi Art Centre
The Tuusula Art Museum where modern art and graphic art collections are displayed in the old barracks in downtown Hyrylä.

Sarvikallio

Järvenpää Art Museum
Exhibitions depicting the work of the Lake Tuusulanjärvi-based Eero Järnefelt and Venny Soldan-Brofelt, as well as other temporary exhibitions.

Ahola
The life, work and hobbies of author Juhani Aho and painter Venny Soldan-Brofelt in the couple’s former residence on the shore of Lake Tuusulanjärvi.

Ainola – The home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
Ambiance from the everyday life and work of Aino and Jean Sibelius in their home, an early 20th century national romantic wooden villa.

Halosenniemi Museum
Artist Pekka Halonen’s work and family life in the early 20th century, National Romantic atelier home on the shore of Lake Tuusulanjärvi.

The Lotta Museum
The special museum located on the Tuusula Lake Road showcases the history of the Lotta Svärd organisation, discussing the voluntary work of women in the context of our nation’s history.

Artists’ home Erkkola
The early 20th century artists’ home of the culture figure J. H. Erkko, which houses various cultural activities from exhibitions to club soirees.

Aleksis Kivi Memorial Cottage
The hut known as Syvänlahti croft, where our national author Aleksis Kivi spent the last months of his life under the care of his brother’s family.

Tuusula Workers' Home Museum
Traditional tools and home items from the 1920s-30s in rooms of a shoemaker and a carpenter, as well as a smith’s workshop.

Klaavola Museum
Cosy ambiance conveyed by the 1920s-1940s interiors and the life of a wealthy farm dating back to the late 18th century.

Anti-Aircraft Museum
Exhibitions displayed in two halls, a wooden building and outdoor areas depict the history of Finnish anti-aircraft defence and the military traditions of Tuusula with particular focus on the Second World War.