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The Best Museum Experience Ever!

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova combines history, archaeology and contemporary art with hands-on activities and professional guided tours. It is situated in Southwestern Finland, in Turku, which is a great city to make a day trip to. The museum also provides a cosy cafeteria and a lovely gift shop. The museum's guided tours introduce you to both the fascinating history of Turku, as well as the intriguing changing art exhibitions. In the summer season tours are included in the entrance fee, but they can also be reserved for groups throughout the year.

Concerts at Tampere Hall

Find the best concerts and gigs at Tampere Hall! With over 300 concerts and cultural events yearly, we have the best selection of Finnish and international music from rock, pop, blues and jazz to ballet, opera and classical music by our resident Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra. Opening in May 2017: the first Moomin Museum in the world opens its doors at the Tampere Hall, the largest congress and cultural hall in the Nordic countries.

Creating Art Surrounded by Nature

How would you like an artist’s holiday on an amazingly beautiful island in northern Saimaa lake district, staying in a newly built, Karelian-style cottage in the midst of old trees that gives you space for thoughts, relaxation and reinvigoration? Get inspired by painting in water colours or making mosaic or environmental art – or try the Finnish national instrument, kantele, and let yourself be enchanted by its sounds against the background of light summer winds and or open fire in the winter.

Helsinki Half-Day City Excursion

A 3-4 hour sightseeing tour by foot in central Helsinki. Visit the the major architectural, cultural and historical sights of the Finnish capital with a local guide, and learn about the past and present of the country.

Hotel Stallbacken Wellbeing Package, 2 nights

Whether you're interested in wellbeing, staying active or good food, Hotel Stallbacken in the most beautiful archipelago, in Nagu has it all! At one time, Grännäs Storgård was Grännäs Rustholl. Later, Grännäs Varf, a shipyard that built sailing ships, also operated on the estate. The estate offers a photographic exhibition, and the hosts will gladly tell you more about the locality, its history and culture. We provide high-grade hotel and B&B accommodation in a peaceful and historic setting that is close to nature. You may rent rowing boats, bicycles, canoes and kayaks from us.

Family Activity Holiday in Metsäkartano

A picturesque hideaway situated in the beautiful Finnish Lakeland region - the base camp of Metsäkartano is an ideal location for a fabulous family activity holiday. You are assured of a genuine wilderness experience that includes fresh air, hilly forests, lakes and rivers which reach as far as the eye can see – the perfect place to get active!

Winter Day in the Countryside

Are you interested in seeing the daily life here in Lapland, surrounded by snow and freezing temperatures? What are the daily winter routines and how people spend their free time in the countryside? We welcome you to the Willow Field House, to take part in our daily routines and free-time activities on our snowy home yard. Hear and learn how the Finnish way of life has acclimatised to our cold winters and snow. We will also enjoy a warm soup lunch together in our lounge.

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.

Chamber Music at Stundars Hemmer's House

Enjoy a beautiful summer evening with a chamber music concert at Stundars Open Air Museum in Hemmer's House, 15 km from Vaasa city. This house is the childhood home of the Finnish author Jarl Hemmer (1893-1944) and is nowadays a restaurant and a museum with books and furniture donated by the Hemmer family. Before the concert, it is possible to participate in an excursion around the Stundars museum village and after the concert, you can enjoy dinner at Restaurant Hemmer.

Lossiranta Gallery

Lossiranta Gallery is open during summer time in the garden of Lossiranta Lodge. Changing exhibitions and seasonal decorations which are available for everyone to see from the park avenue Aino Acktén puistotie. During Christmas season, we have traditional Christmas crèche on display.

Taste of Helsinki

Taste of Helsinki is a culinary festival, which takes you on a journey through the gourmet flavours of the city. We are proud to present some of the best Finnish restaurants and chefs, who will be preparing a sumptuous feast, just for you. In June, Kansalaistorin Puisto will be transformed into a foodie heaven, for 4 days of eating, drinking and fun. 10 great Finnish restaurants 39 delicious dishes to choose from Combined with an amazing selection of wines, champagne, beer and cocktails... this is the ultimate Helsinki dining experience!

Korundi House of Culture

Korundi House of Culture is the home of Rovaniemi Art Museum and Lapland Chamber Orchestra. Korundi hosts exhibitions of Finnish modern art that astound and delight visitors, and the acoustically unique concert hall provides a wonderful venue for sweet strains of music. Originally constructed in 1933 to serve as a mail truck depot, Korundi has been remodeled by the architectural firm Juhani Pallasmaa, and is one of the few buildings to remain intact and standing in Rovaniemi after World War II.

Guided Tours

Finlandia Hall is a popular architectural sight in Helsinki and one of the most beautiful places to visit in the city. Tens of thousands of people visit Finlandia Hall every year, a masterpiece by the renowned Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto, and worth a visit in its own right. Its combination of an all-embracing aesthetic vision, distinctive atmosphere, and functionality is unique. Our location in a park by the sea in the centre of Helsinki provides the final touch to a building that has no equal, either in Finland or anywhere else.

Les Nuits – The Nights

A sensual symphony for eighteen dancers. Combining language from ballet and contemporary dance, Les Nuits – The Nights is a ballet in several scenes for adult viewers. It was created by French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj to celebrate Marseille’s year as European Capital of Culture in 2013. Angelin Preljocaj’s own company, Ballet Preljocaj, has performed the work around Europe, in South Africa and in the USA.

Silence with Kantele

Discover the Finnish soulscape by crafting a kantele like Väinämöinen in the Finnish epic The Kalevala, and fall in love with this fascinating instrument in the peaceful milieu of a Karelian guesthouse. Then spend a day amidst the epic scenery of Karelia tuning your own kantele and learning from an expert the secrets of your five-stringed instrument. Learn to conjure up songs that will carry you away from your everyday life. The meditative power of the kantele is irresistible, and even a bigger can make beautiful sounds with it. Choose from one of five different guesthouses.

City Sauna Tour

Sauna is in many ways the base of life and society in Finland. We have 3 million saunas for 5 million people. On this tour you will learn about different kinds of saunas and visit a public city sauna for a real bathing experience! The tour can be conducted by public transport, by bicycle or with Nordic walking sticks. Let us know which method of transport you would prefer or inquire what we have available for the time when you would like to participate on the tour. The best part of the tour is of course a real bathing visit to one of the city saunas in bohemian Kallio neighborhood!

Let’s party – Cosy Bring Your Own Wine

Grab your favourite bottle of wine and visit a Finnish home! Red or white, it’s up to you. We will organize a host who prepares a Finnish meal for you and introduces their choice of wine as well. While you enjoy the dinner and wine, you have a great opportunity to learn about everyday life in Finland and our unique culture.