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Aarikka Jewellery and Home Decoration

Aarikka has represented unique Scandinavian design inspired by Finnish nature since 1954. Our mission is to bring pure joy into people’s lives – drops of joy that last over time. Eco-friendliness and sustainability are of the utmost importance to us. Our jewellery and home décor products are primarily made from wood and other natural materials. Handicraft skills are an invaluable part of Finnish identity and culture, and we continuously work to promote them by employing numerous Finnish craftspeople. Special offers for stopover travellers! Use code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or in our online store.

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.

Taiga Colors Gifts

Taiga Colors is a Finnish design studio specialized in pattern design. Taiga Colors has its own bag and interior design collection, and flagship store in the heart of Helsinki, right next to the market square. Our key values are high quality and 100% Finnish work. The local Taiga Colors patterns include Finnish nature and urban Helsinki themes. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Finnish Fairytale Design by Mai Niemi

From the deep forests and blue lakes, from the Santa Claus cabin to the ancient goddesses of Finland, Mai Niemi ́s design tells the stories of the Nordic nature. The contemporary but timeless collection has a global story which is based on Fenno-Ugric traditions and the Finnish epic Kalevala. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Interior Textiles by Lapuan Kankurit

The Lapuan Kankurit products tell their tale of finished craftsmanship, top designers from Finland and Japan, user comfort, natural materials, technical product innovations, a responsible attitude towards the environment and people. Lapuan Kankurit was awarded with TAITO-FINLANDIA 2014 award because of its dedicated work to create beautiful linen and wool textiles. Knowing every step from thread to product is of utmost importance to us. It produces a result we can be proud of. Weaving mill’s flagship store at Katariinankatu displays our entire wide range of home textiles. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Fashion by Anna Ruohonen Paris

Affordable luxury for women. Designs that endure time. Collections that combine classic and contemporary. Designer Anna Ruohonen's principal idea is to concentrate on quality. Her timeless design combines high-quality materials and craftsmanship which guarantees sustainable and ethical fashion. Her clothes are not made for just for one season, they endure time as beautiful objects. Special offers for stopover travellers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use it in the online store. Pictures by N. Mitrunen.

Lumi Shoes and Bags

Lumi Accessories conveys honesty, functionality, authenticity, precision, innocence, understatement, approachability, sustainability, equality, independence, new beginnings. These are the qualities we aspire towards, the qualities that continually inspire our design work, producing leather accessories that offer genuine, sometimes unexpected, solutions to your everyday problems. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

Swan Earrings

Silver earrings with a picture of a swan designed by Jaana Junkkaala of Pioni Design. You can find these earrings in the Box Jewellery Shop at Korkeavuorenkatu 5, Helsinki. Special offers for stopover travelers. Mention code STOPOVER FINLAND at the register or use in online store.

A Night in the Romantic Lakeland

Stay a night at the Tertti Manor, a functional farmhouse and boutique hotel in the Lakeland. After arrival, take a peaceful walk and enjoy the scents of the herb garden. Our chef will prepare a picnic box for your evening trip to the lake with a small rowboat. You can enjoy your picnic in the forest, on the beach, in the garden or even on the lake. Your morning starts with an abundant manor breakfast. The price includes accommodation in a double room, a berry drink, picnic box, use of rowboat, breakfast, and taxes.

Guided Tour to Orinoro Gorge

The Orinoro Gorge is one of the Seven Wonders in the Savo Region, an important geological site carved by glaciers during the last Ice Age. Walking through the narrow gorge makes you feel small, with rocks and trees covered by moss and lichen like in a fairytale. After visiting the gorge, hot coffee and grilled sausages taste delicious around an open fire. Your local guide leads you into a half-day adventure on the trails of Orinoro. The fresh air and Finnish forests will empower you. Your guide can also arrange transportation by adventure bus if needed. A real wonderland in the wintertime!

Winter and Snowshoe Hikes in Nuuksio National Park

On our winter hiking tour you can experience magical Finnish winter nature in Nuuksio National Parks close to Helsinki. The winter safari takes you to the snow covered forests and also safely to ice covered lakes. Program includes return transportation from Helsinki City Center and a snack break.

Christmas Cabin

The Christmas Cabin is a cabin furnished in a warm & cosy style, situated only a few footsteps from the Arctic Light Hotel. The large Christmas themed cabin has a living room with a dining table for 4 people with 1 bedroom and a separate shower/bathroom.

Ruka Ski Pass

The Ruka Ski Resort is full of winter fun and Lappish experiences. Enjoy our well-maintained slopes, efficient ski lifts and stunning views. The ski season lasts more than 200 days. The multifaceted ski area is suited for children, adults, beginners and experts. Ski Passes alo available online. Welcome to the coordinates of snow!

On the Bear's Tracks – 24 hours

Take an introductory walk of 2 to 3 hours and spend a night in a comfortable hide in the Finnish taiga to discover the secrets and tracks of the brown bear with a professional nature guide. As you watch from the hide during the summer night, wolverines might also visit. And if you are lucky, you can spot wolves, badgers, foxes, owls, etc. Season: May to October Location: Lentiira, Kuhmo Duration: one day and night Persons: 1–5 Price includes your guide, bear watching night, juice during the excursion and snacks in the hide.

Night of Reindeers and Northern Lights

Escape with us from the city for a night of reindeer culture and Auroras. Visit a traditional Finnish reindeer farm about 60 km from Rovaniemi and learn all about reindeer husbandry and the daily life of caring for them. Enjoy a traditional reindeer meat meal prepared right at the farm. After dinner, it's time to go out to our Northern Lights viewing location, where we’ll make a campfire and our guide will explain this amazing natural phenomenon.

Turku Sightseeing

What are the staples of a European city dating from the Middle Ages? A riverfront, market square, castle and cathedral are definitely necessary. That sounds just like Turku! Turku is not just the only city in Finland that meets the description, it is also a destination filled with events and things to do; in fact, it was the European Capital of Culture for 2011. You are most welcome to come and enjoy yourself! A guided bus tour of Turku provides a good overall picture of the city's history and sights. This 2-hour tour also includes a visit to the Turku Cathedral.

Horse Sleigh Ride in the Snowy Forest

This romantic ride takes you through a snowy forest to the beautiful frozen Lake Pyhäjärvi. Enjoy the winter magic, find peace of mind, and relax. You will also be served a cup of hot chocolate. The sleigh is pulled by an original Finn horse and it fits a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children. 1-hour private tour.

Transportation in Kemijärvi and Salla Area

The coach company Möllärin Linjat offers a comfortable bus connection from Rovaniemi airport to Kemijärvi and Salla on Saturdays in wintertime. Möllärin Linjat caters also to groups with a fleet of coaches. That means travelling comfortably by coach, being on schedule, and seeing fantastic scenery and roads. It means being aware of the clients' needs and offering them new opportunities. It means travelling in safety through our experience in this business.

Samuji Design Fashion

Our womenswear collection presents a complete wardrobe for women, bringing together two separate lines: Samuji Classic and Samuji Seasonal. Samuji Classic carries permanent, timeless clothes and accessories, while Samuji Seasonal is a more bohemian and colorful collection renewed seasonally.  The collections are sold in our own flagship store in Helsinki and through selected stockists in Europe, Asia and America.

Relaxing Overnight at Naantali Spa

On the West Coast of Finland, the unique and luxurious Naantali Spa is set up idyllic seaside surroundings. The resort provides high-quality services, highly rated spa hotel, gourmet restaurants and award winning conference facilities. Naantali Spa offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities, combine stay with culture, treatments, sights, visit in Moominworld etc.