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Lemmenjoki Gold Rush Autumn Hike

A remote guided one-week autumn hike in the largest and northernmost national park in Finland. Full board, accommodation in tents on tour, and in a log cabin at the beginning and end. The tour highlights include an overnight gold mine visit with a panning possibility and a sauna, visit to the Morgan-Viibus fell, an introduction to the Sámi way of life and reindeer husbandry with genuine Sámi people. You will also receive an introduction to the survival skills needed in Finland. Transport from and to the Ivalo airport are included.

Winter Gold Rush Day

Experience the gold rush times in Tankavaara Gold Village - you can pan gold in our indoor panning site. All the gold that you find is yours. Take a dog sledge ride around the Gold Village area and explore the mysteries of the Goldmuseum. After spending the day outside have some lunch and relax by the fire in our cozy restaurant.

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.

Dine at Home

Experience true Lappish hospitality! We are happy to invite you to our home for dinner. Come and discover the local life and hear amazing stories about Lapland, while a delicious home cooked three course meal is served.

SAUNATOUR - Day as a Finn

Spend a day as a Finn and learn what it is like to live in the Arctic areas. The morning starts with a excursion in the Land of National Parks. Afternoon is hosted by Pohjola Family, the 11th generation of Pohjolan Pirtti-Farm Estate. While we bake traditional flat bread and sweet buns we learn about the life of families living in the area throughout the centuries. The day ends with an Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience in one of the SAUNATOUR saunas. Our sauna guide tells about why sauna is so important to Finns and shows you how to enjoy the Finnish sauna.

Lemin Särä

Särä is a delicious lamb dish that follows a 1000 year old tradition. Slow baking guarantees a delicious taste experience. In a genuine Lemi way, Särä is enjoyed slowly, and you can have as many servings as you like. Restaurant Säräpirtti is located in Lemi, a half an hour’s drive from Lappeenranta, and managed by the second generation of the Hietaranta Family. It is the only restaurant in Finland specialising in a single dish. We cook Särä throughout the year and serve it with "Eat all you can" principle. A traditional Särä meal consists of Särä, home-made rieska bread and beer.

'Rug rag of memories' -weaving retreat

Weaving retreat is a combination of a holiday spent close to nature and weaving on looms. Relax and enjoy slow crafting and precious me-time away from tight schedules and pressure of social achievement. This holiday is for you, if you need a retreat in a pristine and nurturing environment. Relax by exercising, or doing nothing at all in the tranquil archipelago. You will live, cook and enjoy the sauna in a spacious lakeside cottage. You will weave, using the looms, your very own unique rag rug – an authentic form of Finnish textile work.

Cosy Finnish Evening - Home Dinners

This is a specialty for everyone interested in the Finnish Lifestyle. Cosy Finland arranges you an invitation to a local home. During this, about 3-4h evening program you will enjoy a dinner with the host or the family. You will have a great opportunity ask anything & learn about Finnish Lifestyle.

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.

Summer Day at the MuuMaa Farm

A MuuMaa-day is a country adventure for families with children. In our summer program you can participate in different activities, like for example milking a cow or feeding the sheep with hay. At our lovely farm yard you will find lot of fun things to do, like riding a horse and hugging our cow-mascot, Mrs Muu.

Midnight Sun Experience

Our evening begins with a relaxing cruise on a traditional long riverboat along River Kemijoki, which is surrounded by beautiful summer scenery. A local-style evening meal will be prepared by your guide in the midst of nature. Before midnight, you’ll be driven to the top of Ounasvaara Fell to admire the fascinating midnight sun and the tranquil surroundings. Then we raise a toast to the magical white nights of Lapland with a glass of sparkling wine. Afterwards we will take you back to your hotel.

Midsummer –The Nightless Night

Get together with your friends and spend a unforgettable Summer holiday at Niittyniemi Cottages! This is the time of the year when the sun doesn’t go down at all. You will get an opportunity to experience an authentic and traditional Finnish midsummer with a blazing bonfire.

Special Tour and Discover Porvoo and its Surroundings (2-3 hours)

Discover the old city of Porvoo, Finnish history, culture, and walking in silent nature. Your host will tell you about the Finnish way of life while walking in the old streets and Finnish nature. The perfect way to spend some quality time during your holiday. You will enjoy every single minute of your tour! Learn and discover in 2 hours much more than you could imagine. The tour takes 2–3 hours and includes a stop in a typical café.

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.

On the Trails of Arctic Circle

Arctic culture is a modern way of life firmly rooted in traditions and nature. Travelling in Lapland sheds light into local ways in the form of customs, food and sauna. In Rovaniemi exciting Arctic Culture, local traditions and everyday life are always spiced with a pinch of magic. Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus, greets you to experience the genuinely warmhearted spirit of Christmas every day of the year. It’s not all about elves, Jingle Bells and garlands, it’s all about genuine experiences, meetings with local culture, sharing and caring and surprises.

Custom Tour

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!

Gold Panning in Lemmenjoki

Lemmenjoki River is famous for gold panning. Now you can also try your luck in this fascinating activity. First we drive with the river boat to the gold claim where you will learn the secrets of gold panning and hear stories of Lappish gold history. During the trip you will hear traditional Sami joik singing and visit the Ravadas Falls, one of the more spectacular water falls in northern Lapland and enjoy camp lunch. After the trip there is a possibility to visit your guide’s reindeer farm and his mother’s felting atelier and learn some more of the Sami culture.

Magic of the Finnish Woods

Experience the Finnish wilderness and northern mythologies during our walking trip into the woods of Nuuksio National Park. Listen to stories from The Kalevala, the Finnish national epic, and learn about the power of the shamans and nature spirits. Find out myths and facts about the bear, the king of the woods and the national animal of Finland. Visit the Bear-Hut, where you will meet a very convincing brown bear. Learn the traditions of ancient Finns and enjoy the beauty of Finnish nature. After the trip, you can enjoy traditional Finnish food grilled on the campfire.