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Lake Oulunjärvi Manor Cruise Package on Steamship Kouta

Steamship Kouta is the oldest inland steam cruise ship in the world. It was built in 1920 and served as a passenger ship between Sotkamo and Kajaani from 1921 to 1936. For the next 30 years, it pulled logs on Lake Oulunjärvi. In 1975 the ship was restored as a passenger ship and has been in operation since 1985. Use this unique opportunity to stay in a historic Manor House and take a cruise on the historic steamship with a bottle of sparkling wine in the beautiful Kainuu region!

Guided Fishing Trips to the River, Sea and Lakes

During your visit you can fish in a river, rapid, wilderness lakes and Baltic Sea Nationalpark. Use different methods, both fly fishing and spin fishing from shores and the boat. You can also try a traditional Lappish riverboat fishing. If needed, a professional fishing guide will teach and give tips for you. They will show you the best fishing places and give tips for choosing the right lures. You will stay in a historical iron work area. There are also some houses designed by well known Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.

Whitetail Deer and Moose Hunt in the Moonlight

Finland is the only place outside of the Americas where you can find whitetail deer hunting on a scale worth mentioning. In Kytäjä, the whitetail deer population has been managed to a fine level. We proudly offer you the chance of deer hunting in Kytäjä. The hunt takes place in the evening from high seats under the moonlight.

Biking in the Countryside

Immerse yourself in the summer lifestyle of the Lappish people and experience life the way the locals do. Upon arrival, we’ll climb on our bikes and enjoy a ride through a quiet and quaint village, stop to take in the stunning scenery and introduce ourselves to the animals and people of the countryside while also listening to truths and tales of both past and present.

Aquatic Nature Experience

An overnight canoe tour in the Southern Konnevesi National Park. During the day we paddle through the lake scenery and past islands. We spend the night in tents, on hammocks or in an open wilderness shelter ("Million Star Hotel"). Food is prepared on open fire and enjoyed among nature. We recommend this tour for individuals who are attracted to nature, tranquility and relaxation. The tour is lead by an expert guide, who will also tell you facts about the unique geology, flora and fauna of the Lakeland.

Kayak Adventure

A guided kayak tour around Lake Päijänne. Experience pure nature and Finnish traditions: paddling, sauna, hiking, fishing, swimming, local specialities and more. Included are 2 nights with traditional accommodation, 1 night in hotel, 4 nights in tent, full board, kayak equipment, sauna and guides.

Feel the Force!

Three days full of motorsports; try an ATV or snowmobile safari, rally simulator and being a co-driver. Come and enjoy a full board holiday with motorsports activities in the Neste Rally sceneries! Experience the Kuusa area, its forests and hills with an ATV or snowmobile, test your skills on the Neste Rally routes on a rally simulator and feel the force of an actual rally car by taking the co-driver's seat. In the evenings you can look back at the day's adventures while enjoying the Finnish sauna at its best. This is a dream come true for all motorsports fans!

Personalised Packages for Families

The Vierumäki Resort is Finland’s most diverse sports and leisure centre, offering a selection of activities and accommodation that will please the whole family. Nestled in the midst of pristine nature, Vierumäki is the ideal choice for anyone looking for a convenient and unforgettable holiday break. Here at Vierumäki, we believe in invigorating holidays with fitness and fun for everyone. Our wide selection of holiday packages lets you and your family decide how to spend your time, while our programme of healthy activities focuses on your well-being.

Isojärvi National Park

The wooded hills and valleys around Lake Isojärvi bear traces left by both two-legged and four-legged loggers. Old cycle paths lead to former lumberjacks' cabins and croft houses. The only loggers working in the park today are beavers. It's hard to spot these shy animals, but you can't miss the impressive results of their labour.

Lake Saimaa Sightseeing Cruise on S/S Punkaharju

Discover the Finnish summer on a shoreline cruise through the gorgeous Saimaa Lakeland labyrinth. See the heart of Lake Saimaa and Savonlinna's famous medieval Olavinlinna castle. This sightseeing cruise on the original Finnish handmade steamship S/S Punkaharju lets you feel part of Lakeland history. Daily cruises.

Ice Climbing at Ruka Ski Resort

The ice-climbing program is suitable for adults and children who like to challenge themselves and are not afraid to try new adventures in a safe winter environment. The program is moderately demanding, but suitable for beginners. You do need to be in decent physical condition – i.e. strong enough to use the axe on ice. Ice climbing in Arctic conditions can be a very powerful experience. We will help you feel confident as you explore the ice wall, and you will come out of the experience feeling mentally stronger. Welcome to our Arctic Wonderland!

Saimaa Seal Watching Tour by Ecoboat

Join our guide on a comfortable Saimaa seal watching tour by Ecoboat. May is the best time to observe Saimaa seals, when they often lay on rocks sunbathing. Later in the summer they can be seen in the water with some luck. Our guide will give you lots of insights about Saimaa ringed seal, its habits, habitat, and if we are lucky… see them lounging on a rock. The Ecoboat cabin is covered, weather resistant and very comfortable. This private charter is good for up to 10 passengers.

Rent a Car

Explore Finland by car. Choose a rental car that suits you best and collect it from the nearest Avis office – we have nearly 100 offices in Finland. Avis offers a wide range of car models, with a variety of sizes and styles to suit your requirements. All Avis vehicles are typically under 6 months old and undergo regular maintenance and service checks prior to every rental.

Ice Fishing on the Porvoo River or Baltic Sea with Visit and Lunch in Porvoo (3-4 hours )

We will meet at the agreed location in Porvoo. We will tell you how to proceed and soon you will drill your first hole in the ice and start fishing. Hopefully, you will catch a fish and get some nice photos. After this great fishing experience, we will walk in the Old Town of Porvoo and you will learn more about Porvoo’s history and Finnish culture. Our walk will lead us to a fish restaurant (except Sundays) where you can test all the delicacies our local fisherman have brought in.

Helsinki by Bus&Boat

Combine two beautiful sightseeing experiences and enjoy the best of Helsinki on land and at sea.The package includes the Beautiful Canal Route cruise and Hop On Hop Off bus sightseeing tour with an open top bus.

Jazz Dinner Cruise

Groovy archipelago dinner cruise! What better way to unwind than with the cool sounds of Jazz in the beautiful Helsinki archipelago while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner. Top jazz artists from Finland performing onboard the elegant restaurant boat M/S Aava.

Pallas Yllästunturi National Park

Enjoy Europe's Cleanest Air in the Fells of Finnish Lapland
Trek from hilltop to hilltop through the arctic fells along Finland's first hiking trail. Here you can enjoy hiking or skiing through the wilds, but still find welcoming lodgings for comfortable overnight stays in historic Lappish villages. This part of Lapland has the freshest air in Europe. On dark nights look out for the amazing Northern Lights. Three Visitor Centres assist in the planning of the trip and direct the visitors to the best and the most beautiful destinations. The marked trail net offers a large scale to choose.

Nature Experience

Enjoy a guided walking tour in the centre of Kristiinankaupunki as well as a guided tour along a nature trail in the vicinity of the city centre. Afterwards you will enjoy a lunch at the "Local Cave" restaurant and have a chance to visit the Wolf Cave on Susivuori. Objects found in the cave have brought about speculations that it could have been inhabited in the Paleolithic Era, 120 000 to 130 000 years ago. These objects would be the only known Neanderthal artifacts in the Nordic countries. In the afternoon, you can visit Storholmen Island and its nature trail.

Archipelago Cruises on Turku-Åland-Stockholm Route

Cruising in the Nordic Archipelago is unforgettable all year round! Imagine the fresh sea air and glittering Baltic Sea in the midnight sun or during winter, when the ship is sailing through ice. Turku, Åland Islands and Stockholm are within your reach – step onboard! Choose between morning and evening departures and experience an adventurous sea voyage with Silja Line's cruise ships Baltic Princess and Galaxy. Spend a memorable day onboard dining, shopping, and enjoying the breathtakingly beautiful views.