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Nature By Senses in Winter

See, smell and feel the diversity of Finnish wilderness and get a first-hand experience of the owner family's passion for nature. We will start the day with a guided excursion to a Finnish forest. You will learn how to make a campfire and experience the darkness and silence of Finnish nature. You can also try to catch fish at a pond in the forest. During the day, there is a possibility to enjoy a traditional Finnish sauna. A nature trail around the pond challenges us to use our senses to the fullest. The lodge is a 50-minute drive from the airport.

SuomiSauna&Silence

Are You dreaming of letting go, finding a place where You can enjoy silence and nature and find time for Yourself? We offer You an unique experience that can last for a day or three days depending on Your choice. We invite you to spend time with us in the unique Kvarken Archipelago, where you can enjoy the power of the Finnish nature as well as mindfulness, sauna and silence. All in order to help you relax and to boost your wellbeing. You group should have a minimum of 10-12 participants. VisitFinland awarded this programme an Honourable FinRelax Mention for Winter 2016!

Wild Food Hiking Trip in Pure Nature

Rovaniemi is the ideal place for berry and mushroom picking. Berry picking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and unwind in the midst of natural beauty. Our guide will tell you the basics about our totally fresh food ingredients, which you can collect and taste straight from the clean forest. After spending time in the forest, we will proceed with the most delicious part of the safari: baking traditional pancakes on the open fire. And fresh pancakes are of course most delicious when you eat them with freshly picked berries!

Goodbye Stress Premium – A Personal Touch

Our Premium program (2–4 nights) includes handpicked ways to de-stress, unwind and renew. We offer a personal consultation with a Wellbeing Mentor, who is available during your whole stay and will follow-up through email. Recharge your body, mind, and spirit with downshifting exercises indoors and in peaceful nature full of fresh air. Enjoy stress relief treatments, silence, and natural meditation experiences by the wild stream of Tainionvirta. Our kitchen will cook your delicious Finnish local food in the spirit of seasonal inspirations. Return home with a smile and a relaxed body.

Wellbeing in Nature – Short Trip to the Lakeside

Health4u Krapi organises short trips to beautiful country & lake side in the culturally rich Lake Tuusula area. Wellbeing. Fresh air. Culture. All in one. Short trips – 1 to 4 hours Your personal Health4u Guide will take you on a walking or cycling trip in the surroundings of Lake Tuusula. During the trip, we will stop by the lake in a beautiful location for some light breathing and yoga exercises. You will also learn some wellbeing tips that you can easily implement in your everyday life. Nordic walking trips also available.

Relaxing Days at Lake Saimaa

Take a deep breath and pamper yourself. Anttolanhovi Resort is a hidden gem in the middle of the lake Saimaa and forest surroundings. Relaxing and calm atmosphere creates a safe framework for your vacation. Nature works as a healing, creative and active environment respecting the season.

Natural Wellbeing Break by Lake Saimaa

Moments of relaxation including local cupping therapy and a bath in the lake-side sauna and swimming in Lake Saimaa. Grilled sausages and local beer on the terrace of the sauna with a dinner with local specialities in Manor Restaurant. You can also bike to Mikkeli city center (not guided) through a beautiful scenery of Finnish nature. There are plenty of places to stop and for example have a picnic or go to swimming. City maps are available in hotel reception. Or go canoeing or rowing from Kyyhkylä`s shore (not guided) or fishing in a small bay. Nordic Walking along Kyyhkylä beach scenery.

Berry Picking and Mushroom Hunting in Nuuksio National Park

Forests in Finland are a real treasure if you like berries or mushrooms. Picking berries and mushrooms in tranquil forests is relaxing and fun. Northern clean nature and summer with long sunny days and white nights give an incredibly delicious taste to berries and fungi. It is not only the aroma – Finnish berries and mushrooms are clean and healthy; they contain huge amounts of important vitamins, flavonoids, fiber, and anti-oxidants. This guided nature hike takes you to the best picking places in Nuuksio National Park.

Lapland Winter Experience

We teach you to listen to the winds that blow – it can be an essential observation tool. You can touch the soil – feel the softness of the moss, the hardness of the rocks. Close your eyes and let go to pick up scents from different plants and the fresh snow. Breathe deeply, the fresh air is pure and healing. Our aim is to relax, to see and embrace the beauty of the nature around us. Experience food grilled on a camp fire at Vaattunki and a hike around the area, while a guide tells you about the local animals and plant life.

Just Hanging Out! – A Night of Forest Bathing

Become one with nature, feel how the wind blows, experience what a dewdrop feels like on your skin, taste the sunset! Close your eyes and sense, taste and breathe in synch with nature. When you’re just hanging out, you can enjoy the rain like a natural shower or curl up in a hammock under a shelter and listen to the rain dance on the roof. Forest bathing is all about caring for your mind and body while taking a trip into yourself. Come and experience the natural alphabet of our forefathers and spend an unforgettable night among nature!

Wellness from Lappish Nature

Trekking, wild herb & berry picking, fishing and the silence of clean Lappish nature! After meeting your guide and receiving all proper clothing for the nature trip, we drive to a forest near Rovaniemi. Our experienced guide leads you to the world of wild herbs, berries and mushrooms; depending of the season we'll pick wild herbs, cloudberries, blueberries, lingonberries or cranberries. After picking this Lappish superfood, it's time to relax and have a break by an open fire and prepare traditional pancakes. Before heading back to city, you can try your luck with the fish.

Pancakes and Berry Picking in Pure Nature

Rovaniemi is an ideal place for berry and mushroom picking. Berry picking is a great way of enjoying the outdoors and unwinding in the midst of natural beauty. Wild berries are available almost all summer – blueberries and cloudberries ripen first, while lingonberries and cranberries arrive in late summer and autumn. We will start along the hiking path, but soon you can experience walking in moss-covered ground. The guide will tell you about the basics of the fresh food ingredients which you can collect from pure nature.

All About Forest

Get familiar with the varied landscapes of Southern Konnevesi National Park; breathtaking sceneries, herb-rich forests hidden behind rock walls and high cliffs surrounded with lakes. All About Forest offers a safe experience and lot of knowledge about Finnish forests through guided trekking and a fatbike tour. Finish the days with delicious meals and a healing sauna. For the night, you can choose your level of comfort from tent to white linens. Spend your holiday in fresh, clean air with the naturally calming surroundings of peace and quiet in the heart of Finland.

Unique day with Yoga and Husky Therapy, 5 hours

Welcome to visit a tiny family-husky-farm near Rovaniemi, where eight huskies are just like the rest of the family members. We live at an old farm 13 km out from town at the picturesque scenery on the lake shore. It is our pleasure to invite you to visit our home and meet these special furry friends. We start our relaxing day by doing yoga practise in the beautiful yoga shala with a lake view in our home. After a little revitalising snack we will take the huskies and go to enjoy the fresh air by skiing or sledge riding.

Lapland Experience

We teach you to listen to the winds that blow – it can be an essential observation tool. You can touch the soil – feel the softness of the moss, the hardness of the rocks. Close your eyes and let go to pick up scents of different plants. Breathe deeply, the fresh air is pure and healing. Our aim is to relax, to see and embrace the beauty of the nature around us. Experience food grilled on a camp fire at Vaattunki and a hike around the area, while a guide tells you about the local animals and plant life.

Relaxing Finnish Lake Wellness Experiences

Spend a night in our new hotel. Try a relaxing activity on the lake: stand up paddling or traditional paddling in summer and tour skating or hiking on the lake in winter. You experience the peace and tranquility of the nature with all your senses. The day continues with a traditional Finnish sauna experience. Sauna is the oldest and the most traditional healing and relaxing wellness element in Finland. After relaxing, enjoy a meal of local delicacies in our restaurant and spend a cozy moment by the fireplace and meanwhile let us tell you stories of our family history.

Mushroom Hunting Tour

The tour's theme, mushrooms picking, is one of the popular pastimes of Finns. During this tour there is plenty of time to get to know the Finnish forest and it’s treasures: hug trees for inner strength, eat blueberries directly from the twigs and pick mushrooms. Here the visitors can experience the Nordic everyman's rights in practice. During the break around a campfire, we smell the fire and hear it’s sounds, enjoy the fresh aroma of the coffee and mushrooms which will get our taste buds going.

Snow and Sand Yoga

Experience the soft touch of nature or the cold embrace of an extreme experience. Sand, snow and ice have dominated the local surroundings for centuries. Local lifestyle and livelihood have based on these elements, and at the hard times people have sought strength and peace from nature. This product combines easy yoga movements, winter and outdoors. When there’s no snow, the product changes into Sand Yoga that is based on same elements of tranquility, space and pure sea air. In front of the silence and infinity of the sea, you’ll become one with the nature.

Foraging – Wild Food Resources

Spend the day by the sea and in the forest searching for wild food with our chef. The day ends with wild flavours on your dinner plate. Between foraging and dinner, you can relax by the sea, take a rowing trip or try a Finnish sauna with a dip in the sea! You need good shoes, everything else is provided by us.