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Challenge us! Send us an e-mail and request for a tour customized for your liking. We have a lot of itineraries to combine on short notice in order to offer you an exclusive experience. If you have something specific in mind, it is best to give us 1 to 3 weeks to organise everything before your arrival. Waiting for you will be a tour that is guaranteed to surpass all of your expectations. Contact us and let’s cook up something cool together!

Love Letter Bracelet Workshop

Make your own Love Letter Bracelet with the help of a goldsmith. You can choose a letter, a symbol or a short word and stamp it on a silver disc. Then a silk string is attached to the disc and the bracelet is tied to your wrist. You can also choose a silver chain for an extra fee. The workshop takes approximately one hour for a group of 5.

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.

Finland's Most Beautiful Building

Guided tour in Finland’s most beautiful building – the art nouveau castle hotel Imatran Valtionhotelli. This beauty has experienced a lot – both in peace and war. You will hear unforgettable stories from the past of this hotel that was built when Finland still was part of Russia. Imatran Valtionhotelli was voted the most beautiful building in Finland in 2014.

Authentic Life Stories by River Kymijoki

Come and relax in the restful landscape and fresh nature of Kymenlaakso in South-East Finland. A complete, fully guided travel package of 3 days includes transportation, tasty local food, outdoor activities and an introduction to Finnish art. The journey invites you to enjoy berry picking and Nordic walking or snowshoeing during various seasons of the year. Dive into stories of salmon, enjoy art at a home gallery and sleep well in cosy accommodation near River Kymijoki and the Gulf of Finland.

Salpalinja History and Bunkers – Guided Tour

Salpalinjan Hovi is located on top of the Salpalinja defense line that was built in the 1940s to protect Finland from the Soviet Union. You can find two underground machine gun bunkers and an enormous three-story lodging-cave very close to the hotel, borrowed into the rock. According to different sources, the cave was supposed to accommodate 60 to 100 soldiers. While staying at Salpalinjan Hovi, you can explore these remarkable sites of Finnish war history with an expert guide.

Samiland Exhibition

The Samiland exhibition explores the Sami peoples' thousands of years of history, culture and mythology. Visit the indoor exhibition to find out about the differences between the Skolt Sami and the Mountain Sami as well as about the traditional occupations and ancient mythical characters of the Sami people. The outdoor exhibition will teach you more about traditional Sami buildings and reindeer herding.

Prehistorical Rock Paintings

Experience authentic countryside atmosphere in the guidance of the manor's owners. Your program includes Nordic walking, visiting ancient rock paintings, fresh air, and a surprise dinner with entertainment. Our location is far from the masses, yet only two-and-a-half hours from Helsinki. You will stay comfortably in our new Villas with a view to the lake.

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site Suomenlinna

The best way to get to know the fortress is to visit the Suomenlinna Museum which tells the story of Suomenlinna. After that your guide will take you through the fortress to see its walls, cannons, tunnels and dry dock. After a fresh walk around the fortress you can finish your visit with a warm cup of coffee and a cinnamon roll.

Helsinki Sightseeing by Foot or Car

Explore the city of Helsinki with a guide and see hidden secret locations. If you want to see something specific, we will organize that for you. We can also go outside Helsinki and visit other interesting locations. Duration: 1–2 hours

Lunch Cruises

Enjoy the Archipelago's delicacies and beautiful views: take a cruise in the beautiful Archipelago and take in the surroundings. During the cruise, you can enjoy dishes made by our professional chef. A comprehensive and interesting route description is available in 10 different languages.

Visit the Maritime Museum

Whether you're a salty sea-dog or confirmed landlubber a visit makes for a great day out. In the museum's galleries there's plenty to see, with family-friendly interactive stations also a plenty to do. Moored beside the museum is the four-masted barque Pommern, one of the world's last merchant sailing ships, just waiting to be explored from deck to hold.

Hop On – Hop Off Tour

The bus sightseeing tour, where you hop on and off as much as you like, takes you to the top sights of Helsinki, such as the Sibelius monument and the Rock Church. The route is carefully chosen with 15 stops along the route. The ticket is valid 24 h and entitles you to get a discount on attractions.

Hokuo Zakka Tour – 北欧雑貨ツアー

This tour takes you to all the best places in Helsinki for shopping Finnish brands. First we hit the Marimekko Outlet, where you're sure to find your favorite prints at a reasonable price. We then visit a fleamarket with a wide selection of vintage Arabia items, and a couple of lovely design shops.

Helsinki by Bus&Boat

Combine two beautiful sightseeing experiences and enjoy the best of Helsinki on land and at sea.The package includes the Beautiful Canal Route cruise and Hop On Hop Off bus sightseeing tour with an open top bus.

A Typical Day at a Finnish Lake with a Visit to the Old Paper Factory in Verla

Departure from Porvoo at 9:00, stops at various locations, (Rutumi’s Manor, antique shops, etc.) and a Finnish lunch. Arrival in our little paradise, where we spend a typical Finnish day and relax. Afternoon visit to the museum of Verla. A little drink by the lake, preparing a “bastu kvast”… Sauna preparations, BBQ for dinner. Sauna by the lake and relaxation activities. Possibility to stay late in the evening and then return to Porvoo.

Visit the Rauma Maritime Museum!

The Rauma Maritime Museum offers you an in-depth view of the maritime cultural heritage in Rauma, the third-oldest town in Finland, to which the sea and seafaring have always been vitally important. The museum offers experiences for children as well. In most museums, touching is not allowed – the Maritime Museum encourages children to learn by playing and touching artifacts that are marked with red dots. The navigation simulator Jenny is also a visitor favourite. Guided museum tours in English are available – please book ahead!

Radio and TV Museum

The Radio and TV Museum is situated on the beautiful Radio Hill area in Lahti, a vibrant lakeside city amidst the Salpausselkä ridge landscape in Southern Finland. The Radio and TV Museum offers plenty of interactive exhibits for visitors to try out and experience. You can listen to old radio programmes and familiar voices from years gone by. You can travel through different decades via old movie clips and TV programmes. Please note: The museum is closed at the moment. Renewed exhibitions open in late 2016.

Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing

The 1 h 45 min Audio Sightseeing Tour includes the most interesting parts and sights of Helsinki, such as the historical Centre, City Hall, The Parliament buildings, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. A stop at the Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) or at the Sibelius Monument.

Jewels of Lapland - A Visit to an Amethyst Mine in the Summer

Welcome to dig your own lucky amethyst stone from Lampivaara Amethyst Mine in Lapland. The amethyst was born 2000 million years ago deep inside the ancient mountains and can be found on surface nowadays. During your visit to mine you will hear stories of amethyst and dig amethyst stone yourself.