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Canoeing in the Beautiful Turku Archipelago

Enjoy the peace and silence of the Archipelago in your own rental kayak. Glide quietly on the waves, breathe the fresh air, listen to the seabirds and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Have a delicious dinner in the delightful Stallbacken restaurant, and finish the day with a traditional Finnish farm sauna. This paddling package offers physical activity, but is suitable for all.

Exploring the Frozen Lake Saimaa

Welcome to an active winter holiday in the surroundings of the Linnansaari National Park! Experience the unforgettable skating excursion along the longest tour skating route in Finland with the amazing winter sceneries of the National Park. Try snowshoeing in the hills of Järvisydän, or ski along the snowy and frozen Lake Saimaa. Alternatively you can also just enjoy the sled/snowmobile ride and take a day trip to the national park and the idyllic Oravi village. On the guided trip our guide will lead you also to a camping place, where steaming hot beverages, snacks and an open fire await.

Aurora Tours

"The smaller the group, the bigger the experience, as listening to the woods is better in silence." You can pick from a range of tour times, from 3 to 6 hours. So just send us an email and we can tailor a tour to your needs! Our groups are never larger than 8 people per tour, so you can truly experience the beauty of Aurora hunting. Your tour guide will also teach you about the authenticity of Lapland and the nature that surrounds you.

Horse Rides with Sleigh and Carts

A traditional ride to a lean-to in the forest is one activity favoured by many. The gentle sounds of the sleigh, warm felt blankets, and the gentle voice of your guide will introduce you to the legends of an old and the almost forgotten way of life. Enjoy the gentle journey through the picturesque landscapes of frozen Pirkanmaa and sample delicious snacks with coffee brewed on the open fire.

Old Wooden Towns

Come explore our Old Wooden Towns – Turku, Naantali, Uusikaupunki, Rauma, and Pori! Walking around these old towns is like stepping into a fairytale: the colourful wooden houses, decorative gates, cobblestone streets and beautiful public buildings create an atmosphere of the long-forgotten past. Old Finnish coastal towns offer many lovely restaurants, cafés, shops and museums. Most of the buildings in these conservation areas date back to the 18th and 19th centuries, and strict regulations ensure that the areas will retain their history.

6 km Husky Loop – Self-Driven Husky Safari

After a guided tour, a guide will tell you how to drive a dog sled. The exciting 6 km Husky safari will take place in the beautiful winter landscape. After the safari, we will enjoy warm juice and biscuits. Two persons per dog sled team. Duration: 1.5 hours.

History and Nature – Vallisaari and Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Two of the most important island groups of the Helsinki archipelago are Vallisaari and Suomenlinna. Vallisaari was closed to the public nearly 400 years and was opened to visitors in spring 2016. The island's untouched nature and history are unique; Vallisaari has also almost 1000 different species of butterflies, for instance. Our walking tour is about 3 km long and after that, the journey will continue by boat to the nearby Suomenlinna sea fortress, where we take a short walking tour and finish with a picnic.

Midnight Sun Fishing Trip

Experience the magic of Finnish summer and Midnight Sun by fishing zander (pikeperch). The best time to catch zander is during late evening and night when the sunset lasts for hours and continues directly as sunrise. In this silent, warm and calm summer night you’ll experience something truly exotic.

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!

Biking & Canoeing Holiday at Lake Saimaa

1 night, 2 days After check-in, bike to Mikkeli city centre through beautiful Finnish sceneries, all by yourself. There are plenty of places to stop for a picnic or swim, so feel free to indulge yourself. City maps are available in the hotel reception. Then choose a canoe or rowing boat from Kyyhkylä's shore and enjoy a cruise at your own pace. Dinner at the Manor. The next morning you can go Nordic Walking after breakfast and enjoy Kyyhkylä's beautiful lakeside views.

Helsinki‒Stockholm Cruise

Enjoy a relaxing cruise between the capital cities of Finland and Sweden; Helsinki and Stockholm. Our ships offer a wide variety of onboard activities, visit one of the restaurants and bars and take in the spectacular scenery of the famous Scandinavian archipelago, shop brand name goods at the tax free shops, unwind at the spa, or enjoy great entertainment and music in the nightclub. You will have two nights on board and a full day at your leisure to explore the city of your destination.

Visit to a Genuine Local Reindeer Farm

Visit a local reindeer farm where you will meet the young owners who are introducing you the local life of reindeer herders. Reindeer are semi-domesticated, and every animal is owned by a herder. In Northern Lapland, reindeer husbandry is still a major source of income for many. You can see and feed the animals while listening to their incredible stories. These activities offer great possibilities for taking photos and experiencing authentic wilderness life. Warm drinks are offered by the open fire.

Amazing Auttiköngäs

This activity will be on foot. You will be walking by the amazing waterfalls and enjoying the beauty of the forest and Auttijoki river. Enjoy a snack by an open fire (included), listen to the sounds of the running free water. The guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you outside the city centre. The walk will be about 5 km. We recommend wearing warm sturdy shoes. Other than the drive, you will be outside the whole time, so be sure to wear suitably warm clothes.

Nature Trails and Outdoor Activities

Our nature trails, which wind their ways through quiet forests and past crystal clear lakes, attract hikers and walkers throughout the year. In autumn you can pick mushrooms and berries in the forest, and in spring witness nature coming back to life in all its colourful glory. At Vierumäki, magnificent ridges and coniferous woods provide a varied setting for many types of sports and activities, such as riding, dogsledding safaris, forest yoga and mountain biking.

Exciting Northern Lights Drive

Come enjoy the wild nature and beautiful wintery scenery of Vuokatti on snowmobiles. Our professional guide gives you instructions for driving and information about snowmobiles before we start driving. Driving a snowmobile in the dusk is exciting, even if you have some experience with snowmobiles. With a bit of luck, we can admire the fantastic natural show of Aurora Borealis.

SUP Adventure in Oulanka National Park

Depending on your level of skills, abilities and wishes, we can take you on a longer adventure, including dinner and camping in the wilderness, or we can go on a shorter trip to get a feel for stand up paddling. Come see our wild nature and feel the freedom and flow of paddling on our free waters!

Tour of Old Wooden Towns

Walking around old towns is like stepping into a fairytale: the colourful wooden houses, decorative gates, cobblestone streets and beatiful public buildings create an atmosphere of the long forgotten past. Old Finnish coastal towns offer many lovely restaurants, cafes, shops and museums. Most of the buildings in these conservation areas date back to the 18th and 19th centuries, and strict regulations ensure that the areas retain their history. Welcome to our tour of Old Wooden Towns: Turku, Naantali, Uusikaupunki, Rauma, Pori and Reposaari.

Midnight Horse Riding

Our Icelandic horses live in the immediate vicinity of Levi Centre, and we organise riding treks into the countryside for all riding enthusiasts in Levi's wonderful fell scenery. The horses are small, cute and charming, yet strong, tough and sure-footed. The children's age limit is 12 yrs, unless they have previous experience of riding treks. The riders’ weight limit is 80-90kg. The duration of the trek is about 2 hrs.

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!