VisitFinland.com

Welcome to

The Official
Travel Guide of Finland

Culture City Break in Seinäjoki

Explore the city of Alvar Aalto's architecture on wheels! The Aalto Centre complex, designed by famous architect Alvar Aalto, forms an architectonic unit - unique in all over the world. In addition our handicraft shops with local handicrafts are worth visiting. The package includes one night's accommodation in a double room with lunch or dinner in Seinäjoki, private guided walking tour (1,5h) in the Alvar Aalto Centre, entrance fee to the Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd Museum, presentation of the Kaarakka Handicrafts House with time for shopping and a rental bike for 24 h.

Vuoksi Maxi Tour by Bike

This 2-hour tour takes you all the way upstream to Lake Saimaa. You'll hear stories about the river Vuoksi and the Imatra rapids. You'll see the memorials for the English and Scottish racing drivers who died in Imatra as a result of a crash in the Finnish GP. You will learn about the dramatic days of war in the Imatra region and see the beautiful War Veterans' Memorial Park. You will pass the Millennium Babies' Appletree Park, the Orthodox church of St. Nicholas and the Neitsytniemi Mansion. The fishermen's base Mutterinranta and the Industrial Workers' Housing museum are on the route as well.

A Summer to Remember at Metsis

The Metsäkartano Resort in Rautavaara, Eastern Finland is the perfect place to spend an active holiday in the nature with the whole family. Come and enjoy paddling, hiking, biking, geocaching, hyrlinki, frisbee golf, etc…

Wellbeing in Nature – Short Trip to the Lakeside

Health4u Krapi organises short trips to beautiful country & lake side in the culturally rich Lake Tuusula area. Wellbeing. Fresh air. Culture. All in one. Short trips – 1 to 4 hours Your personal Health4u Guide will take you on a walking or cycling trip in the surroundings of Lake Tuusula. During the trip, we will stop by the lake in a beautiful location for some light breathing and yoga exercises. You will also learn some wellbeing tips that you can easily implement in your everyday life. Nordic walking trips also available.

Nature Trips

On the first day you'll be accommodating at Nestorinranta, followed by an independent fishing trip by a rowing boat or a canoe trip to Rokansaari ponds on the next day. On the third day you can do an independent bicycle trip to the highest point of the archipelago, finishing the last day with a morning walk in the nearby forest.

Cycling Holiday in Southwest Finland – Self-Guided 9 Days / 8 Nights

9-day self-guided cycling holiday in Southwest Finland will bring you from Salo to Kimitoön, passing Teijo National Park and lovely countryside all the way south out to the Archipelago National Park. You cycle along small countryside roads, forest paths and scenic cycle routes. Besides the beautiful and varying nature and scenery, there is much to see and experience along the route; small, lively villages with culturohistorical ironworks buildings, mills, red ochre houses, and the majestic Bengtskär lighthouse. Enjoy the calm atmosphere – and of course the Finnish sauna!

Hike & Bike Around the Teijo National Park (4 Days)

The Mathildedal Ironworks Village provides memorable experiences, an authentic milieu and an insight into the Finnish lifestyle. Enjoy a walk in the idyllic Mathildedal Ironworks Village. Visit the historical exhibition, the alpaca mill, the local brewery, the bakery and the coffee rostery. Go on a hike in the Teijo National Park, make a campfire, listen to the silence and enjoy the scenery around you. Experience a traditional sauna by the lake or seaside and refresh in the cooling waters. Bike around all three Ironworks Villages in one day: Mathildedal, Teijo, Kirjakkala.

Mountain Biking Action at Iso-Syöte

Iso-Syöte and surrounding area is a great starting point to go out and explore nature by biking. The Iso-Syöte hill, on top of which the hotel is located, gives you magnificent views to all directions. The national park which surrounds the hotel, offers 3 well-marked mountain bike routes to explore through various terrain and from different length and difficulty. New Felt-mountainbikes are available for you to go out and explore these trails. Comfortable accommodation, tasty food, a pool, sauna's and jacuzzi's are waiting for you to relax in and enjoy. During the winter we have Fatbikes.

Puumala Archipelago Tour by Bike

The tour starts in Puumala and advances over the Puumala Bridge towards the archipelago. Accommodation will be at Nestorinranta, followed by a boat ride across Vetojako Strait to Hurissalo. The tour then continues along the Lietvesi landscape route back to Puumala.

Rent a Bike

Rent a bike and explore the islands. Follow the Archipelago Trail! Västergård Outdoors rents bikes in the Turku Archipelago. We are based on the island of Nagu. Bike pick up and drop off as agreed.

Refreshing Outdoor Weekend

No light pollution, only fresh air and fascinating nature scenery between lakes and forests await you. Our special weekend package introduces you to our most popular activities, fatbike rides and canoeing or wintertime snowshoeing. During the day, you will enjoy these sports safely with our guide. Our routes take you along the Kanta-Häme region, including the deepest swamp in Finland. In the evening, you can warm up in one of our cozy lakeside saunas and take a dip in the water. Some nights when the sky is clear, you might even see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)!

Discovering Porvoo and its Surroundings by Bike (2–3 Hours)

We will meet at the tourism information desk under Mannerheim’s avenue bridge where we will rent bicycles and helmets (included in our price). Then we will visit the old city of Porvoo and learn about Finnish history and culture. Afterwards we head towards to a small island situated 2 km south of Porvoo. There we will stop and walk into the forest to reach a birdwatching tower. There we can see a natural reserve with protected birds and a beautiful view of Porvoo. We will continue our promenade via Porvoo's skiing resort Kokonniemi before reaching Hammars.

Island Hopping by Bike in the Finnish Archipelago

Our cycling tour around the Finnish archipelago, hops from island to island using local ferries. Included in the package is accommodation in a combination of locally-thatched mini-cottages, converted barns, spas, and the city of Turku; bicycle hire with panniers and helmets; detailed route notes; cycling maps; luggage transportation; and 24 hour emergency service.

Cycling to the Åland Islands – Self-Guided 8 Days / 7 Nights

8-day self-guided cycling holiday in the Turku Archipelago and Åland Islands. This tour is an enjoyable mix of cycling and ferry crossings. You cycle along the historic Great Mail Route. Shaped by the ice age, this beautiful Finnish archipelago consists of thousands of islands and islets. The enchanting sea, the barren outer islands, and unbroken peace offer you an atmosphere where you can totally relax. You will also find old villages and idyllic harbors as well as fascinating towns and attractions. A wonderful cruise from Mariehamn to Turku will finish your tour.

Lauha-Helvetti Nature Biking and Hiking Tour

This one week all-inclusive nature tour is especially designed for independent travellers who want to explore pristine nature, but also enjoy comfortable lodgings. The Lauha-Helvetti Nature Biking and Hiking Trail takes you through four national parks in Southern Finland. You are guided by a pre-programmed GPS device which acts as a map, compass and route description. A mobile phone is also included for emergencies, as well as a nature guide booklet with maps and points of interest along the route.

National Park by Bicycle

Feast your eyes on the view from the top off the cliff, the clear wilderness ponds, and rugged rocky hills. Climb an observation tower to watch the uninhabited wilderness from a bird's-eye view and experience the tranquility of our primeval forests. The Repovesi National Park offers something you can't find in the cities — rugged rocks, calm waters, and awesome forest life. This guided mountain bike tour lets you experience all this for yourself.

All About Forest

Get familiar with the varied landscapes of Southern Konnevesi National Park; breathtaking sceneries, herb-rich forests hidden behind rock walls and high cliffs surrounded with lakes. All About Forest offers a safe experience and lot of knowledge about Finnish forests through guided trekking and a fatbike tour. Finish the days with delicious meals and a healing sauna. For the night, you can choose your level of comfort from tent to white linens. Spend your holiday in fresh, clean air with the naturally calming surroundings of peace and quiet in the heart of Finland.

Overnight in Hotel Krapi & Bicycle Tour Around Beautiful Lake Tuusulanjärvi

What better than a bike tour? A bicycle path of 25 kilometres circles the lake. Along the way, you'll find much to see and do; museums (such as the Artist Homes Halosenniemi, Ahola and Ainola), cafés, restaurants, wonderful shops, the Sarvikallio recreational area, disc golf and beaches. Lend a bike & take a picnic basket along from the hotel. After the tour, you can bathe the dust off in the hotel's sauna and have dinner at one of the summer restaurants. Spend the night at Hotel Krapi and enjoy a rich buffet breakfast. A perfect mini vacation!

Excursions and Trips

We arrange several types of trips on both water and land. Our trips include one or more of the following: - Cycling on or off-road - Canoeing / Kayaking / S.U.P. - Water-skiing / Wakeboarding / Tubing - Triathlon (running / swimming / cycling) We primarily focus on trips for groups, but please ask about our services for individuals.

Kaldoaivi by Fatbikes

Kaldoaivi is Finland’s largest wilderness reserve. It has hundreds of kilometres of off-road tracks created by such livelihoods as reindeer-herding and fishing, offering ideal conditions for mountain biking. Come with us and explore the magnificent nature and diverse history of a true wilderness. We will navigate Kaldoaivi’s best mountain-bike trails: from Utsjoki, over Kaldoaivi’s most renowned fells, and on to the Nuorgam road leading to Njallavaara Fell. The distance covered during the biking expedition will be up to 120 km.