Arrival in Sastamala - departure point
The starting point is on the shore of Sylvää and the service office is in the adjacent Marttila school, address Marttilankatu 20. The traffic is guided by roadside signs.
There is a boat landing place and piers for canoes on the shore of Sylvää. Church boats rented from Sulkava are at the opposite Siikasuo boat landing place. A group of church boats can come directly to Siikasuo, search for their own boat, practice their departure and row in Rautavesi before leaving. The boats can be brought to the shore of Sylvä as early as Thursday. The area is unguarded.