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Gallen-Kallela Museum Visit

The beautiful surroundings and unique architecture of the Gallen-Kallela Museum provide a fine setting for a museum visit. The museum’s temporary exhibitions present the art and life of Gallen-Kallela and his contemporaries and present-day works of contemporary art.

Villa Concerto

Villa Concerto is a modern, 5-star luxury villa. High-level, well-equipped villa offers a lot of space (365 m²), light, 2 saunas, 3 kitchens, terraces, free Wi-Fi and a peaceful location in nature. No matter if you're here for a business meeting or spending a relaxed weekend with friends, Villa Concerto is able to offer a unique holiday for you – suitable for groups up to 14 persons. There is a beautiful forest lake only a 5-minute walk from the villa. You can swim, fish, pick berries or walk on trails. You can even hear and try Finland's national instrument, kantele, with us. National park only 30 minutes from the villa.

A Shortcut

Spend an exciting day as a reindeer herder in Nuorgam, Northern Finland. Your native Sámi guide will take you to check his reindeer stock somewhere in the Arctic wilderness – only he knows where. You will experience herding and feeding the reindeer by snowmobile and sled. Enjoy local delicacies by the fire and let your mind rest in the quiet. Unwind and breathe the cleanest air in the world. Welcome to the northernmost part of the European Union!

Guided Tour at Serlachius Museum Gustaf

In the magnificent former paper head office combine we hear stories about the pioneers of the Finnish paper industry. Evocative exhibitions present history by means of drama and various medias. The intensely dramatised main exhibition Paper Devil presents the colourful life and hazardous business affairs of the mill founder G. A. Serlachius.

Culinary Journey Inspired by Art at Art Museum Gösta

We set out on a culinary journey, inspired by the historical tales underlying the works of Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela. The dishes will be prepared using our national treasures such as vendace, game, mushrooms and berries. From these high-quality ingredients, our kitchen creates modern classics. This themed dining with Finnish flavors includes a guided walk through Serlachius Museum Gösta's island and the park., campfire soup and a four-course dinner.

Art, Design and Architecture in Southwestern Finland

Get to know the different eras of Finnish architecture in four west coast cities. See everything from manors, ironworks and villages to old wooden towns and churches – and naturally the work of Alvar Aalto. Get to know modern art and design at museums, boutiques and studios. The tour guides you through many fascinating destinations by car and on foot.

Savonlinna Opera Festival

The Savonlinna Opera Festival, founded in 1912, is the Finnish cultural event best known internationally and a leading Finnish tourist attraction. In over a century, it has grown into an international festival lasting one month. It attracts an annual total audience of around 60,000, a good 10 per cent from abroad. A visit to the opera in Savonlinna is an all-round experience made up of first-class opera performances and concerts, the unique atmosphere of a medieval castle and the beautiful town of Savonlinna in summer, set amid lakes, islands and forests.

Visit to Juminkeko

During your visit to Juminkeko, a guide tells you about the center itself and shows you different copies of Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. You can get visit one of the exhibitions and get acquainted with Kalevala's stories thorugh our multimedia programs. Welcome!

The Many Sides of Measha

Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman is a uniquely multi-talented singer equally at home with opera, gospel, and jazz. She has appeared with ensembles from the Berlin Philharmonic to jazz bands and sang everything from Richard Strauss to Joni Mitchell. Her largest audience was at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Vancouver in 2010. Measha Brueggergosman with the Orchestra and Chorus of the FNO conducted by Nick Davies promises an unforgettable evening!

Wild Food Master Class

Learn to cook wild food! Get on a wild food master class in middle of a Finnish forest, where pure berries, mushrooms and herbs depending on the season are next to you. Saturday night dinner will be prepared together using the ingredients you found from nature.

Museum Card: Your Ticket to Hundreds of Museums

Gain new experiences and become inspired in museums all around Finland! The Museum Card (Museokortti) is an entrance ticket to 250 Finnish museums, including over 40 museums in the Helsinki metropolitan area! Get more out of your stay and use one ticket to easily explore both the cultural treasures and the history of our country - from Åland to Lapland! You can purchase a Museum Card for yourself or as a gift from all participating museums or through the Museot.fi online store.

Moosepark/ zoo

Have you ever kissed a moose? We have tame elgs at park, as well as reindeer and deer. There's also an old fashioned Finnish restaurant with locally produced wild food.

Snowmobile Safari to the Levi Ice Gallery

We will enjoy the scenery while snowmobiling around the Levi fell to Luvattumaa. The 10 000 square meter snow and ice structure contains a snow hotel, snow chapel, ice bar, and an ice and snow art gallery. After a coffee break in the ”kota” restaurant, we will drive back to Levi through the beautiful forest scenery. Driving distance 35 km. Duration about 2–3 hours.

Gold and Culture Package

The Gold and Culture package includes accommodation with breakfast, entrance tickets to the Gold museum and Sami museum, evening sauna and free use of the hotel gym.

Moose

Have you ever kissed a Moose!!!??? In the backwoods of Mt. Himos, in the middle of deep forest, lies Moose Manor. Moose Manor is about simple pleasures of life. The tranquility of the forest and the pure flavors of the nature will give you an unique experience of traveling back in time and of our tasty country gourmet.

Circus with the Stars

Cirque du Soleil trapeze artist, Pauliina Räsänen, and world champion acrobat, Slava Volkov, are offering a unique opportunity to spend an enthralling day participating in circus-art workshops. The program includes a circus-art workshop where participants will learn various circus disciplines such as the tightrope, the trapeze, acrobatics, as well as manipulation and juggling skills. No previous circus experience is required and exercises are designed according to capabilities. Groups will also pay a visit to the Kustavi Clay Workshop in the heart of the archipelago.

2-Day Trip to North Cape and Saariselkä with King Crab and Husky Safari

Get ready for an experience of a lifetime. We'll pick you up from Rovaniemi or Ivalo and take you to Saariselkä for a visit to a husky farm, where you get to meet the dogs, learn all about the rearing and training of these amazing animals, and embark on a 1.6 km husky sleigh ride. Next, you can enjoy a traditional reindeer dinner. Then we head to Inari to learn about the traditional people of Northern Europe, the Sámi, with a visit to Siida, the museum of Finnish Sami culture. Honnigsvåg is the closest place to North Cape, where your seaside cabin awaits...

Pielinen Museum

Take a journey back in time and discover North Karelian history at the Pielinen Museum – the second-largest open-air museum in Finland. The museum consists of the main building and an extensive outdoor area, which includes three farmhouses from different centuries, mills, forest workers' log cabins and timber floating machinery. The Pielinen Museum is located in beautiful surroundings by the river, near the town center. You can tour around the museum area either at your own pace or with a guide.

Local Lapland – Experience Everyday Life with a Finnish Family

Mummola is a Finnish word for a place where your grandparents live. Mummola Travels is a dairy farm that is home to a young family of four generations. We welcome guests to see our home, everyday life, and family activities. We would like our guests to experience Mummola and Lapland like they were our friends visiting us. We are open around the year and welcome the guests with the best that every season has to offer. Live like a local for few days and experience magical Lapland and Mummola with us!