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Culture City Break in Seinäjoki

Explore the city of Alvar Aalto's architecture on wheels! The Aalto Centre complex, designed by famous architect Alvar Aalto, forms an architectonic unit - unique in all over the world. In addition our handicraft shops with local handicrafts are worth visiting. The package includes one night's accommodation in a double room with lunch or dinner in Seinäjoki, private guided walking tour (1,5h) in the Alvar Aalto Centre, entrance fee to the Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd Museum, presentation of the Kaarakka Handicrafts House with time for shopping and a rental bike for 24 h.

Water Taxi in Vaasa

A speedy water taxi in Vaasa. Cruises from the inner bays through the archipelago among summer cottages to the World Heritage area. The skipper is a certified World Heritage guide. Also boat rental.

Nordic Walking Introduction in Porvoo / Borgå (2–3 Hours)

Come try out Nordic walking on a very nice path in the forests of Porvoo. Before starting for our 2–3-hour walk, your instructor will explain the correct technique to utilize your Nordic walking poles (rent included in the price). We will do some stretching and relaxing exercises before and after the walk to fully recover and enjoy the activity.

Daytime cruises on an original steamship Ukkopekka

World’s last romantic invention, authentic steamship S/S Ukkopekka sails silently and lightly as a feather through Airisto and by its thousands of islands. The journey takes you from Turku to the idyllic monastery town of Naantali. One of this nostalgic steamers' specialties includes a famous lunch buffet.

Cycling to the Åland Islands – Self-Guided 8 Days / 7 Nights

8-day self-guided cycling holiday in the Turku Archipelago and Åland Islands. This tour is an enjoyable mix of cycling and ferry crossings. You cycle along the historic Great Mail Route. Shaped by the ice age, this beautiful Finnish archipelago consists of thousands of islands and islets. The enchanting sea, the barren outer islands, and unbroken peace offer you an atmosphere where you can totally relax. You will also find old villages and idyllic harbors as well as fascinating towns and attractions. A wonderful cruise from Mariehamn to Turku will finish your tour.

Snowshoe Trip at Tahko

A snowshoe trip to the winter wonderlands of Tahko and Kuopio. Snowshoeing is a great way to explore the wonders of the snowy forest. They allow you to move easily, no matter how deep the snow. And above all – it's a lot of fun! This trip teaches you the basics of snowshoeing and gives you a chance to see how beautiful Finnish nature is in the wintertime. It is amazing, as is the silence of the snow-covered woods. No previous experience is needed. Once you reach the half-way point, you will enjoy sausages and coffee prepared traditionally over a campfire.

Bothnian Sea National Park in Rauma Archipelago

The national park area in front of Rauma has more than 30 kilometres of marked hiking trails. Underwater nature and cultural heritage are particularly important for the Bothnian Sea National Park. Boating, cruises, hiking and birdwatching are the best ways to explore the archipelago. The tourist islands of Rauma are easily accessible by water bus in the summertime. The timetables also allow for overnight stays on the islands.

Arctic Ice Fishing

This tour is an excellent way to enjoy the peace and quiet of Lapland and ice fishing on a lake teeming with fish. If needed, we will use snowshoes to get to Rautusjärvi, where we will start fishing. We will take a break at a beautiful hut and cook sausages and any fish caught. During the trip, the guide will tell you stories and facts about living in Lapland. Duration: 3–4 hours.

Ice-Fishing Experience

Drill a hole through the ice and try your ice fishing skills! Enjoy the icy scenery on the Gulf of Bothnia while sipping hot drinks and learn more about life by the frozen sea.

Hiking in the Arctic Wilderness

Hiking in the Arctic wilderness is a must-do experience for all outdoors enthusiasts. Trekking with a professional guide allows you to go beyond your comfort zone to new adventures, even if you don't have much experience yet. Our journey starts from the Kilpisjärvi village and the rolling landscapes take us eventually to the highest peak in Finland, the Halti fell. The days are still long in early August, but nature starts to prepare for the coming winter.

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.

Aurora's Whispers – Northern Lights Fact and Fiction

Did you know that Hankasalmi is one of the most significant places for Aurora Borealis research? Learn facts and fiction about the Norhern lights at the Sirius Observatory in Hankasalmi. Learn wether Auroras make sound, for instance. Afterwards we take our cameras and go chase Auroras on lake Virmas. Weather permitting, we will admire the colourful Auroras and thousands of stars in the dark blue sky. Afterwards we'll enjoy some warm refreshment by the open fire in a Finnish kota (forest hut).

Experience Lapland – Ice Fishing

Ice fishing is a very popular leisure time activity for local people in Lapland, it suits everyone! Rovaniemi is ideal for fishing buffs: we have a great selection of frozen rivers, rapids, lakes and ponds in the area. We take you ice fishing on a lake in the middle of primeval forests. After that, we have a cookout experience with campfire grilling on a snow field. The menu includes Lappish reindeer meat sausages, boletus mushroom soup, salmon, and Lappish blueberry wine. Your fresh catch from the ice can go on the grill as well. The whole tour takes 4–5 hours.

Touch of Luxury at Castle Hotel Cumulus Resort Imatran Valtionhotelli

Enjoy a comfortable stay in a unique castle environment! Hotel Rantasipi Imatran Valtionhotelli offers diverse accommodation options for different needs – modern rooms at the Spa Hotel or traditional castle atmosphere at the Castle Hotel. Enjoy the unique atmosphere, the spa, saunas and the delicacies of restaurant LinnaSali. A special treat is floating in the soothing embrace of river Vuoksi. Floating can be done all year round, regardless of the weather. The total activity lasts about 1h.

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.

Treetop Adventure at Flowpark Ahvenisto

Flowpark Ahvenisto in Hämeenlinna is an ecological adventure park built in the treetops. There are more than 200 meters of zip lines, some of which are built between two ridges. Our visitors can push themselves to the limit and test their courage in a safe environment. We promise a true adventure with fantastic lake sceneries and diverse Finnish nature. The adventure park is suitable for people of all ages and the adventure tracks have different degrees of difficulty to challenge everyone!

Sightseeing Cruise on M/S Elviira

See the beautiful archipelago of Savonlinna on M/S Elviira. Duration: one hour. During the tour, you will pass the Olavinlinna castle. This tour offers you beautiful views of archipelago summer cottages and saunas. You might even spot a Saimaa ringed seal! Available languages: Finnish, German and Russian.

Circle of Levi

All the way around, up and down Levi fell! Follow the guide and he will lead you into the snowy landscapes of Levi, driving all around the fell and enjoying its scenery as much as admiring the beautiful river Ounasjoki.  If the weather favours us, we will also drive to the top of Levi! Our guides have a sweet tooth so you will stop some berry juice and buns!

Northern Lights Plane

The Northern Lights – also known as the Aurora Borealis – are an amazing light display that occurs when the sun hurls solar flares, containing charged particles, millions of miles into space. When these particles meet Earth’s atmosphere, they collide with gasses and create the stunning green glow. It is usually a vibrant green, but you can also see rare colors of red and blue at times of very high activity. ​ The Auroras are coloring Arctic skies from 80-90 % of the dark nights. It is more challenging to witness the lights from the ground as clouds often block the visibility.

Lekotinmäki Ski Area

For about 30 years Lekotinmäki is known as learn-to-ski place. Hundreds of kids skied and snowboarded here for the first time ever. Children, beginners, families and those looking to push the boundaries a bit - Lekotti is ready to meet each need expertly. Our immaculately groomed runs are ideal for immature and intermediate skiers. You may even try some ski freestyle tricks on our rails, jumps and boxes. Vertical drop – 80m, Longest run – 700m Beginner skiing slope, Slalom and free ride slopes, Snow Park – 4 slopes, 2 lifts Large variety of ski and snowboard rental equipment Ski-school