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Eerikkilä Sports Institute – Hotell & Restaurant Services

Eerikkilä is a sports center and outdoor resort surrounded by clean, beautiful nature, lakes, and forests. Our location is only an hour's drive from Helsinki and close to the national parks at Torro and Liesjärvi. Eerikkilä offers accommodation, a variety of sports facilities, wellbeing services, and outdoor activities just next door. Our comfortable Standard rooms include a TV, Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom. Executive rooms feature a private sauna and balcony. Our restaurant is proud to serve locally produced nutritious food with seasonally changing menus.

Naantali Old Town Restaurants Trappi and Trapin Piha

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs restaurant Trappi is located in the beautiful Naantali Old Town, close to the Moomin World and the monastery church. Trappi operates in one of Naantali’s oldest buildings and is open year round. The menu of this cosy restaurant offers dishes from both near and far. In December a traditional Finnish Christmas table is served with almost 100 dishes. Trappi’s inner yard is home to summer restaurant Trapin Piha, where you can enjoy pizza and small dishes whilst soaking up the terrace views of the harbor. In winter, it becomes a winter fairy land with a Laplander’s hut.

Lappish Evening in the Wilderness Hut

Experience the Finnish culture through an authentic evening full of traditional activities and food. Together we start heating up the sauna and prepare a delicious fire-glazed salmon dinner on open fire. It takes about 1 hour for the sauna to heat up. You can also play fun outdoor games and put your fish catching skills to the test! Then you can relax in a hot sauna and take a dip in the refreshing water of a wilderness lake. Afterwards we will enjoy our dinner while savoring the gorgeous nature.

Finnish Food Walk

Welcome to have a taste of Helsinki with us at the best market places and local shops & cafes it offers. You will taste for example salmon, cheese, reindeer and the famous salted candy: salmiakki. There's also time for food souvenir shopping and superfood shots!

Magic Night in a Cottage by the Lake

Arrive in the afternoon and walk in the woods of Nuuksio National Park with your private guide, pick berries, forage mushrooms and experience the healing powers of nature. Row a boat and fish on the peaceful lake. Relax in the gentle heat of a traditional Finnish sauna and refresh yourself in the calm lake. Enjoy delicious wild Arctic food prepared on an open fire by your private cook. Sleep deeply in the silence of Finnish nature and start your day with a traditional Finnish breakfast. Get back to your hotel or to the airport by noon, relaxed and empowered.

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.

Lunch or Dinner at the SnowRestaurant

Enjoy a lunch or dinner by the ice tables in the spectacular surroundings of the SnowRestaurant. Take in the snow-built, ice-adorned restaurant-milieu, steaming hot meals and delicious drinks. Have you ever had a drink from a cup made of ice? Altogether a winter experience not to be missed!

Archipelago Buffet

Our famous buffet is full of delicacies from the Archipelago – about 30 different dishes of cold fish, vegetables, and meat. We serve a wide range of Baltic herrings from local fisherman Tage Gustafsson, our own slightly salted salmon with lemon and sherry flavours, house-made warm smoked salmon, different salads, patés, lamb and local prosciutto ham, just to name a few items on the buffet. Served with cooked potatoes with dill and various breads, including our own dark archipelago bread.

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.

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.

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.

Magical Christmas Time – One Night

Welcome to the Tertti Manor, a functioning farm house and boutique hotel, where you can enjoy the spirit of Christmas traditions! Our one-night ”Magical Christmas Time” package includes accommodation in a double room, a welcoming drink of mulled wine, dinner at the grand Christmas buffet and a luxurious breakfast.

Kallio-kierros (Pub crawl)

It’s time to party! “Kalliokierros” is a familiar concept to most party-people in Helsinki. We’ll guide you through the edgiest neighbourhood, where hipsters and hobos roam the streets in perfect harmony. We’ll provide you a crash course on local ways of drinking and partying. The prize includes some free drinks and all the entrance fees. On top of the usual, we also offer a chance to experience the local karaoke and club scene. You must bring an ID with a picture to prove you are over 18. All clubs ask for it.

Helsinki Tour + Sibelius Visit

Welcome on our tour of Helsinki with all the highlights. Visit the home of Jean Sibelius, our national composer, with a musical program at Villa Kokkonen, where our hosting artists will sing and play for you. Learn all about Sibelius and the artist community living around Tuusula in the early 20th century. The tour includes all entry fees to the main sights of Helsinki as well as Sibelius' home visit and coffee, cake and concert at Villa Kokkonen.

Wild Food Dinner in Uitonniemi

A local chef will create a memorable dinner from Arctic flavours and pure ingredients from lakes and forests. You can also request for your favorite dishes. Uitonniemi’s landscape terrace has a beautiful lake view – great on summertime evenings, spectacular with the Northern Lights. Uitonniemi's rich history dates back to the 17th century, when it was a station for log floating. Today Uitonniemi is a cosy northern Finnish manor brimming with tradition.

Exotic Dinner in The White Reindeer Tepee ”KOTA” Restaurant

Enjoy a memorable dinner by the fire in an atmospheric White Reindeer Lappish tepee ”Kota” restaurant in the Nuuksio reindeer park. An atmospheric kota is furnished with rustic wooden tables, benches and reindeer skins. Meals, e.g. glow-fried salmon, is prepared over an open fire. During your visit you can also see and feed our adorable reindeer with lichen and buy some souvenirs.

Arboretum with Woodland Garden, Café, Garden Centre and Wine Estate

Arboretum Mustila was founded in 1902 as a test site for exotic trees. Today it remains a unique area of introduced trees and horticultural plants in Europe. Nearly 100 conifer species, more than 200 broad-leaved tree species and numerous shrubs, vines, bulbs and perennials have been planted in the arboretum, covering 120 hectares. What makes Mustila unique are the large, naturally developing stands that support most of the trees. Visitors can also enjoy our cafés, a Garden Centre, Wine Estate, and sheltered trails in the wild exotic forest.

Santamus evening

This is the most famous and mysterious restaurant in Lapland. The restaurant is famous not only because of its unique location at the Santa Claus Village on Arctic Circle, but also due its one of a kind design. You will walk into a fairy tale, where you will see a raging river with splashing trout and a spruce forest along the shores. Footbridges, wooden walls, and fireplaces create a unique atmosphere, and many other surprises await you! During the evening, you will hear traditional Finnish musical instruments and also a very non-traditional musical instrument – the saw!

SATOA Goes Wild, Kuopio Food Festival

SATOA Goes Wild is an international food festival, where restaurants offer authentic cuisine of North Savo with a twist of wilderness. SATOA goes Wild is an event where a map guides you through the tasty streets of Kuopio. You'll get locally produced wild food spiced up with local arts.

Rye Bread Workshop: Dive into Finnish Food Culture

Finnish rye bread is made with love and unhurried enjoyment. The enchanting smell of freshly baked bread will turn any day into a celebration. The bread is baked with a sourdough starter that’s more than 100 years old, passed from generation to generation to this day. Rye bread can also be baked in a conventional electric oven, but it takes unhurried time and patience. We’ll take breaks from baking by going outside for coffee. Now, are you ready to take your first bite?