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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.

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.

Antiques from Art.fi

Art.fi is a shop which buys and sells 20th Century Finnish Design, Antiques and Folk Art. Art.fi is specialized on well-known Finnish designers such as Paavo Tynell and his lamps, Ilmari Tapiovaara and his furnitures, Tapio Wirkkala's glass and Kirsti Ilvessalo's rugs.

Concept Store Lokal

Lokal is a concept store and home to independent Finnish art, design and craft. Besides the unique art pieces in the gallery space, we offer a wide array of selected products from some of the leading names in ceramics, furniture, art prints, kitchen ware and home textiles. We believe in the value of handmade items, craftsmanship and small scale production. The themed group exhibitions change every month.

Back to Nature – Lake, River & Sea in 6 Days

Like an ancient inhabitant, we follow the water as it flows from lakes and rivers to the sea. During the tour, you may enjoy our clear lakes, fresh nature and the hospitality of your host families. This nature tour includes easy activities, meals by the campfire, and visits to two national parks and to a Unesco World Heritage site. Included activities: hiking, paddling in a large canoe, white water rafting, cooking on open fire, etc. The tour is suitable for anyone older than 12 years. Suitable for groups or families up to 8–16 persons. Please contact us for more information.

Design Knives by Marttiini

When you want your knife to retain its value. Marttiini gift knives are impressive, classy valuables that are also designed for practical use. These timeless, stylish knives are welcome gifts for any occasion. Some of Marttiini's gift knives come in distinguished wooden gift boxes. Our numbered anniversary models, which are highly sought-after by collectors, are produced in limited batches and are available for a limited period of time.

Authentic Smoke Sauna by the Lake

Krapi's chimneyless smoke sauna is located right by the shores of Lake Tuusula. In addition to the steam room, the sauna has a shower room, dressing room and a lounge with a fireplace. The entire space will hold about 15 to 20 people, while steam room has space for 10 people at a time. In the summer, you can plunge into the lake from the jetty, and in the wintertime, through a hole in the ice. The sauna can be booked Mon–Sat 14.00-23.00.

Villa Marsalkka at Vuokatin Aateli

The ideal location makes this the perfect accommodation for a holiday-goer looking for both peace and services. It commands a view of the slopes and the rocky park. In the winter, you can ski right to the slopes from the villa. Villa Marsalkka (127 m²) accommodates 12 persons. The villa has two living rooms, four separate bedrooms, two toilets, utility room, spacious sauna and bathroom with two showers. The extendable dining table seats 12 persons. The spacious terrace and balcony face the slopes. From the sauna, you can step outside to the porch or to the gazebo in the garden to cool off.

Villas – 99 m²

Our spacious villas accommodate up to ten holiday-makers. The 99-square-metre villas offer accommodation even for large groups. The four bedrooms enable a joint vacation for several families. There are two double bedrooms and one four-person bedroom in each villa. In addition to these, there are two beds on the loft. All the beds are actual, proper beds. All holiday apartments come with complete kitchens with full dinner sets and appliances and are equipped with saunas, showers, fireplaces, drying cupboards, TV sets and telephones. Free wifi, playground, ski maintenance room, pier, and beach.

Wild Herbs

This trip teaches you how to recognise some common herbs in nature. Today, it is more and more popular to use natural herbs in salads, pies, soups, etc. We walk to a forest meadow and pick up seasonal herbs and make a salad for a snack. You can bring your own basket, knife, and notebook with you – or borrow a basket and knife from your guide. Duration: 3 hours. We walk in variable ground, so you need to wear good shoes.

Meeting Santa (December, by Appointment only)

We travel to Santa’s hidden cottage in an old Lappish village. First we will get to know Santa’s reindeers and enjoy a 1 km sled ride, then you will visit the old farm and hear stories of the past and present. You also get a chance to feed the young reindeers. It’s then time to meet Santa in his cottage. Santa will also bring greetings from Mrs Santa and as a small gift from her, he gives all children homemade gingerbread cookies and chocolate. Santa will tell you stories about himself, his elves and Christmas. At the end of the visit, you can also take a picture with Santa.

Active Family Week

This active week is fun for the whole family! You get to see friendly Huskies, bounce around at Angry Birds Activity Park, and ski – even in the summertime – at the Vuokatti ski tunnel! Accommodation included!

Accordion Cruise in the Venice of Savo

Welcome on a unique sightseeing cruise in the ”Venice of Savo”! Canals and waterways split the town of Varkaus nicely into many parts, just like in Venice, Italy. Enjoyment for all senses on this private small group tour, where the captain tells you stories about the canals, timber transportation, and the nature of Saimaa. Our Ecoboat gives you a silent and comfortable ride to all the best spots in the city. Once we reach the best location, you can enjoy coffee while the captain entertains you with accordion music. Perfect for a romantic evening or an enjoyable summer experience with friends!

An Eagle View Suite at Iso-Syöte

The Eagle View Suite is a spacious suite divided in two floors. On the ground floor there is lovely living-room with a cosy fireplace, seats and sofa’s, and a luxury bathroom with its own private sauna. There's a tree growing in the middle of going up to the second floor. The branches of the tree will hold the “nest” where the bed is placed. There's also a jacuzzi. Lying on the bed or while enjoying a relaxing bath in the jacuzzi you can overlook the unspoiled nature all around you, like an eagle, admire the scenery and almost touch the sky!

Helsinki StopOver – Explore Finnish Nature, Lakes and Forests

This tour is an excellent way to get to know Finnish nature and outdoor life especially if your time in Helsinki is limited. The tour takes you to a nature walk in the forest by a beautiful lake, only 20 minutes drive from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. During the tour the guide will tell you about Finnish nature nature and history. In the summertime you also have a possibility to swim in a lake and in the winter you can try snowshoeing or walking on an ice-lake. The tour includes a Finnish snack served with coffee/tea as well as transportation from the airport.

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.

The Aalto Route application

Alvar Aalto’s (1898–1976) career as an architect and designer in Finland and abroad was exceptionally diverse and extensive. The Aalto Route follows in his footsteps, from classicism to modernism and from brick architecture to monumentalism. The route offers an insight into the cityscape and architecture of Jyväskylä.

Confectionery by Fazer

Fazer is an international family-owned company offering quality bakery, confectionery, biscuit and grain products as well as food and café services. Fazer’s mission is to create taste sensations. The company’s success, ever since its establishment in 1891, has been based on the best product and service quality, beloved brands, the passion of its skilful people and the company’s responsible ways of working.

Snowshoeing for Pleasure Lovers

If you want to enjoy an easy snowshoe hike, join this trip to the Levi fell. We go up in a gondola, put on snowshoes, and the guide will explain how to use them. Enjoy the stunning scenery while slowly going down to the hut in Lammaskuru, where we enjoy a tasty snack. The guide will tell you facts and fiction about life in Lapland. After the break, we continue our journey down towards the front slopes, enjoying the snow. Duration about 2.5 hours.