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A Day at UNESCO World Heritage Site Kvarken

Korsholm Music Festival invites you to a guided full-day tour, including sightseeing, lunch, a concert and an excursion at a World Heritage Site! The day starts with departure from Vaasa City Hall by bus with a guide. The bus takes you over the longest bridge in Finland, The Replot bridge, to a nice local restaurant in the Archipelago. The concert takes place in the middle of the Archipelago and afterwards, it is possible to take a guided boat excursion or a walk to the Saltkaret lookout tower.

Aulanko Nature Reserve

Aulanko has been a popular destination with visitors for more than a hundred years. The English-style park, which forms a part of the nature reserve, was constructed in 1883 – 1938, and its buildings and cultural history make it a nationally valuable site. Nowadays, there is a lot to see at the Aulanko Nature Reserve in addition to the beautiful scenery. The forest park of Aulanko, its sights, and the view from the scenic lookout tower of Aulangonvuori Hill over the national landscape attract more than 400 000 visitors every year. The area is best suited for day trips.

A Baltic Sea Cruise Between Finland and Estonia

On this sailing cruise you will have an opportunity to sail the old unique, strong and seaworthy schooner on Baltic Sea. The ship starts from Turku, cruises along the most beautiful archipelago, stops in Högsåra and Hanko, then sails over Baltic Sea to Tallinn where you can spend the whole day exploring the historical Hansa town's sights and do shopping in idyllic, small shops. The cruise ends in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. This cruise is a marvellous combination of sailing and experiencing the special maritime culture in the Baltic cities.

Accommodation and Travel Packages to Åland Islands

Welcome to our beautiful island! Ålandsresor will gladly help you book your accommodation on the Åland Islands. We offer you more than 300 cabins, hotels, and guesthouses. We also book complete travel packages for both individual and group traveler. Beyond accommodation and travel packages, we can also book your ferry to Åland Island from Finland and to Sweden with the Eckerö Linjen ferry company.

Seaside Lifestyle in Coastal Finnish Cities

This tour will pass through interesting destinations, providing detours that allow you to become familiar with the way of life in the maritime coastal towns of Western Finland. Towns that combine busy harbours with a rich cultural history. Wander in the footsteps of local residents on their favourite routes, see modern and historical homes, and enjoy local delicacies in the markets, cafés, and restaurants. The provided accommodation suggestions are all places with real character.

Ice Fishing Trip from Porvoo

An ice fishing trip from Porvoo is possible to arrange from late December to early March depending on ice conditions. River of Porvoo is well known for the zander during fall season. Towards the sea there are also good places for pike ice fishing. The ice fishing trip lasts 2-4 hours.

Winter Holiday in Wild Taiga

Janne from Hikes n' Trails has selected the most unique treasures for you to enjoy! Northeastern Finland's white wilderness and highlights of nature and culture. You'll have an extraordinary five days, guided by local experts in a friendly, safe and personal manner. You can enjoy a tailored active holiday by yourself, with a partner or as a group. You'll hear stories of living in Finland, take a cross-country skiing trip, ride a husky sled and walk on white, untouched snow on the frozen lakes.

Deserted Island Excursion

This excursion will take you to one of the secluded lakes, to the roads less travelled, where you will experience Finnish nature on your own. When there is no traffic, no people, no electricity – you will feel the nature on all your five senses; nature looks brighter and more colorful, food by open-fire tastes different and better, you can hear waves at the shore, smell the nature without distractions and feel the clean and fresh air through your body. After 24h at Deserted Island you will be energized, refreshed and in peace after escaping to the middle of the wildlife.

Slopes and Activities for All

With its versatile slopes that are always in great condition, Sappee is an excellent winter sports resort for snowboarders and slalom skiers alike. There are 12 slopes altogether, lit and always in well-maintained. The vertical drop is 120 metres and the longest slope 850 metres long. Some of the slopes are easy and perfect for children and beginners. There are also intermediate and more challenging slopes suitable for those who have already mastered the basic skills of skiing or snowboarding.

Fishing in the Inari Hiking Area

The Inari Hiking Area is easy to access, which makes it suitable for families and beginner anglers. The Lake Myössäjärvi area between Ivalo and Inari has old-growth forest and many fishing lakes (Myössäjärvi, Mukkajärvi, Harrijärvi and Lentokonelampi), which are near Highway 4. Lake Tuulisjärvi is also an excellent destination for fishing and hiking for the whole family. The lake is rich in many sizes of Arctic char.

Wintertime Hiking and Fishing at Lake Saimaa

This package includes: Day 1: arrival, accommodation and supper at Nestorinranta Day 2: local breakfast, snowshoeing along the beautiful snowy hillsides of Lintusalo Island and Lake Saimaa, duration 4–5 hours (includes lunch and coffee/tea at local teepees); supper and sauna in the evening Day 3: local breakfast, a winter fishing trip on Lake Saimaa, duration 4–5 hours (includes lunch and coffee/tea at local tepees or on the ice), supper in the evening Day 4: departure after local breakfast

Pyhä Ski School: Lessons and Courses

The Pyhä Ski School provides the most up-to-date instruction available in all snow sports: alpine skiing, snowboarding, telemark, cross-country and skiing for persons with reduced mobility. Both beginners and experts can benefit from our professional staff's guidance. Ask for off-piste trips to the Pyhä backcountry as well!

Midnight Golf

Enjoy a unique golf experience under the Finnish midnight sun. The Vierumäki Resort is Finland’s most versatile fitness and leisure venue, and its facilities include three golf courses. Midnight Golf events run in the summertime, starting at 2:00 AM. Vierumäki has two full golf courses, Classic and Cooke. There is also the par-3 Coach course, which has been designed especially for short-game practice and younger players. In the winter months, players can hone their game at the resort's winter training site, at Vierumäki Centre.

Canoeing at the Gateway to Lapland

Come and join us for an experience to remember. A canoe trip through the archipelago at the northernmost tip of the Baltic Sea. Abundant nature and cultural remnants of times gone by are yours to explore! This guided canoeing tour doesn't require any previous canoeing experience. The tour with a thorough introduction to safety and other aspects of canoeing.

Conquerors of Kätkä

The wild Kätkä fell stands right next to Levi, reaching heights of over 500 metres. Would you like to feel your muscles working? Making our way all the way to the top of the fell will surely make you want to skip the gym in the evening. But what a feeling you get once the scenery opens up! Then it's time for pictures, snacks and drinks before heading back down. Powder snow will keep your pulse up on the way down as well. Remember, more snow, more fun!

Arctic Expedition - Premium Husky Sled Ride in Nuuksio National Park

Enjoy the Finnish nature in a mystic dog sled ride through the forest. Meet our friendly huskies and hear the stories of dog mushing. You'll ride safely through the up's an down's of Nuuksio National Park, pulled by Siberian huskies. In the 3-hour-version we'll make a nice stop close to a lake, often frozen, and enjoy of a typical Finnish snack and delicacies by the fire, with special hot coffee. In the 2-hour-version we'll drive a bit less and cook coffee by the fire back at the base camp. We'll use dog carts or dog sleds.

Snowmobile Safari to a Wilderness Lodge

This tour takes you further from the usual safari trails, as we ride on snowmobiles to the North from the Santa Claus Village. Our journey takes us through beautiful winter forests, and we make several stops on the way to enjoy the frozen nature and landscapes. There will be a longer break at the Arctic Circle Wilderness Lodge – a traditional lumberjack house nestled by the Raudanjoki River. A delicious hot soup lunch will be prepared and enjoyed by a campfire, filling you up with warmth and energy.

Experience Clean Nature with Us

We want to offer our guests overall wellbeing from dawn till dusk in a genuine country milieu. Gorgeous nature, the peace and tranquillity of the countryside as well as the healing impact of the forest are found here. The farmstead is situated in the authentic Finnish countryside in the middle of fields and forests on the banks of the lake Iso-Roine (Big Roine). Swimming and taking a sauna, home made organic food, activities for each and everyone regardless of what shape you are in. All this builds up to a comfort holiday in addition to exquisite experiences from Finland.