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Traditional Finnish Kyyrölä Pottery and Factory Shop

The Kyyrölä pottery is a centre for crafts and design, with vast, century-old traditions of manufacturing decorative and household wares. All our products are handmade. Our factory shop provides individualistic ceramics for a present or table-ware in everyday use. All our dishes are durable: oven,microwave, and dishwasher safe. Kyyrölän Savi is Finland's oldest traditional pottery workshop. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Lillan

Lillan (Lilla Strandbyggnaden, "the small beach building"), is a charming house from the early 18th century on the shore of the Finnish Archipelago Sea. Its lovely interior has all the modern conveniences, renovated with respect for the house's history. It has a small yard with terraces, tables and chairs as well as trees and flowers. Lillan is a lovely place to stay for up to eight persons. Come and enjoy the unique atmosphere in any season!

Serlachius Museum Gustaf

The Serlachius Museums Gösta and Gustaf offer a contact point for the friends of high quality art and good stories. Gustaf Museum tells stories. In the former head office of the forest combine, curious and surprising exhibitions mix with the architecture and intensely dramatised and vivid history.

Liesjärvi National Park

Spend a day at the Korteniemi Heritage Farm to find out how people used to live in rural Finland. Help out with farm chores, count sheep, and make hay while the sun shines! You can also head off along the old crofters' paths to explore the surrounding scenic forests and lakes.

Järvenpää Art Museum

Experience the golden age of Finnish art at its birthplace. At the Järvenpää Art Museum, you can see the works of two significant Finnish painters, Eero Järnefelt and Venny Soldan-Brofeldt. Both belonged to the community of artists which lived in the Lake Tuusula region at the turn of the 20th century. Many of the works of Eero Järnefelt and Venny Soldan-Brofeldt were painted in the immediate vicinity of the present-day museum. The museum also hosts exhibits by contemporary artists and a museum shop. The museum is easily accessible and is a short walk from the Järvenpää railway station.

A Romantic Night in the Granary

The buildings of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn perfectly reflect the building style of rural Finland in early 19th century. Each room is individually designed and decorated to emphasize the rustic spirit of the buildings and old Finnish culture. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a nice bottle of sparkling wine with delicious chocolate in soft candle light. Greet the next morning relaxed after a night in the log walls' shelter. To make your morning perfect, a tasty breakfast is served in your room.

Relaxing Trip to Finnish Karelia

Welcome to Holiday Center Pajarinhovi! We have prepared a unique program for You: visit the zoological park Kitee Zoo, relax in Spa Center Pajarinhovi and enjoy a traditional Finnish dinner – Chanterelle Soup with home-made bread and Broiled Salmon with grilled vegetables and mushroom sauce. Accommodation in a comfortable hotel room with your own terrace.

Private Guided Tour of Helsinki & Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

Explore Helsinki's most popular sights: Senate Square and Helsinki Cathedral, Presidential Palace, Helsinki City Hall, House of Parliament, the National Opera, Sibelius Monument, Uspenskiy Cathedral, the church in the rock (Temppeliaukio). After sightseeing in the city, we will continue our trip by boat to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Suomenlinna Island and discover the secrets of the sea fortress. We visit the historic sites on the two islands and in the fort, where you will learn about the mysterious history of the castle, the old tunnels and the casemates of the fort guns.

Willatar Workshops and Experiences

Visitors get to explore the Willatar workshop located in the idyllic 18th century courtyard in the heart of Porvoo Old Town. In addition there is an opportunity to relax by creating small handcrafts from recycled materials. Group visitations are on request, 4-10 people

Paateri

Experience the wonderful Paateri Chapel and the home and studio of sculptress Eva Ryynänen. Paateri is located in the beautiful village of Vuonislahti, about 25 kilometres from the Lieksa town centre.

Follow the Romanovs in Porvoo (Private 6h Tour)

This tour takes you to Porvoo, Finland's second oldest town, where history is closely intertwined with the Russian Royal Romanov family story. The small town is located an hour's drive from Helsinki, and certainly attracts many tourists from all over the world – especially for its unique Old Town. We start our walking excursion here and cover the whole historical town centre. We will see the Old Bridge, magnificent views of the Old Town, the Cathedral and the Shore Barns. After a walk through the city, we vist Haikko, the birthplace of Prince Vladimir Kirillovitch.

Free Walking Tour Helsinki

An entertaining city walk to meet fellow travellers and learn about Helsinki and Finland! This tour is free of fixed price and you can voluntarily decide how much you would like to pay the services of your guide: tip accordingly to how you fee like!

Spotting the Saimaa Ringed Seal in Linnansaari National Park

Have you ever seen a Saimaa Ringed Seal? If not, this incredible Saimaa Seal cruise in the Linnansaari National Park rambling islands, home waters of the Saimaa Ringed Seal and Osprey, is for you. During the trip, we will actively search for the places, where the Saimaa Seal lives and on top of that observe Osprey nests. The guided seal safari duration is approx. 3 hours. Spend 3 days in the unique Lakeland area right next to a National Park and accommodate with half board in the new hotel of Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän.

Hike & Bike Around the Teijo National Park (4 Days)

The Mathildedal Ironworks Village provides memorable experiences, an authentic milieu and an insight into the Finnish lifestyle. Enjoy a walk in the idyllic Mathildedal Ironworks Village. Visit the historical exhibition, the alpaca mill, the local brewery, the bakery and the coffee rostery. Go on a hike in the Teijo National Park, make a campfire, listen to the silence and enjoy the scenery around you. Experience a traditional sauna by the lake or seaside and refresh in the cooling waters. Bike around all three Ironworks Villages in one day: Mathildedal, Teijo, Kirjakkala.

UNESCO World Heritage Site Sammallahdenmäki

This unique area reflects the religious beliefs and burial practices of a community in Western Finland in the Scandinavian Bronze Age and early Iron Age (1500–50 BCE). Spanning less than a kilometre, the area feartures 36 burial cairns of different shapes and sizes. The largest and most famous cairn in the area is called Kirkonlattia (Church Floor). Sammallahdenmäki is a Bronze Age burial site that was included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1999. It was the first archaeological site in Finland to make the list.

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.

Ahola Museum guided tour

Experience a guided tour about the life and art of author Juhani Aho and his painter wife, Venny Soldan-Brofeldt. You can see a diverse display of books by Aho, who was a ‘folk depicter’ and social thinker, including publications that were forbidden at the time or published under a pseudonym. Soldan-Brofeldt was a skilful sketcher. She could instantly capture insightful moments on paper, as her sketchbooks reveal. There are also book illustrations, small sculptures and jewellery on display. We offer guided tours in English and Swedish. Tours in other languages may also be available.

Lakeside Sauna & Dinner

Pettu-Eerikki takes you on a trip of alifetime: start from the steams of a hot lakeside sauna and then enjoy fine dining in the atmospheric setting of a candlelit medieval torture chamber. * Grand lakeside sauna for up to 30 persons * Three course dinner from our menu selection + Optionally, a tour to one of Finland's largest private historical collections Booking min. 3 days before the event. For groups of 2–20 persons.

Various Kinds of Rooms with Delicious Breakfast

Lomamokkila offers you accommodation in various kinds of rooms. You can choose either a romantic room in the main building or a cosy room in the guesthouse in the middle of the fields. The room price includes breakfast, bed linen and final cleaning. Guests staying in the rooms can use the kitchen in the Lappish hut, rowing boats as well as the saunas by the lake and on the farmyard. There is free WiFi for all guests in the premises.

Helsinki Book Fair

The Helsinki Book Fair is the year’s most important forum for lovers of literature and book industry professionals. The Fair has also become a notable cultural event, a place where the major issues and phenomena of our time are discussed within the context of literature.