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The Best Museum Experience Ever!

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova combines history, archaeology and contemporary art with hands-on activities and professional guided tours. It is situated in Southwestern Finland, in Turku, which is a great city to make a day trip to. The museum also provides a cosy cafeteria and a lovely gift shop. The museum's guided tours introduce you to both the fascinating history of Turku, as well as the intriguing changing art exhibitions. In the summer season tours are included in the entrance fee, but they can also be reserved for groups throughout the year.

Nuuksio Reindeer Park – Summer

Nuuksio Reindeer Park is Finland's southernmost place to see reindeer. The reindeer park is open in the summer from Tuesday to Sunday 12pm – 4pm. Entrance fee includes lichen for the reindeer and coffee, tea or juice with buns over an open fire. Commuter trains: S, U, L, E Helsinki-Espoo + bus no 85(A) to Nuuksio. Welcome!

Santa Claus Safari (December only)

Your journey begins from the safari house towards Santa’s cabin on snowmobiles. Upon arrival, Santa Claus is ready and waiting for us. You can take photographs during the meeting. We also get to know Santa’s reindeer and enjoy a short sleigh ride. After the ride, we will enjoy a warm drink and a Finnish Christmas pastry before returning to Levi by snowmobile. Driving distance about 25 km, total duration 2.5–3 hours.

The First Escape Room in Rovaniemi

This is a real life escape room adventure, only 23 km from Rovaniemi. You are locked into a room together with a group of friends, family members or work mates and you have 60 minutes to get out. To succeed, you need to solve riddles, puzzles and mysteries, working together as a team. Everybody can do it! No physical force is needed, just observation skills and creative thinking. Look forward to an hour of intense excitement and lots of insights! This is so fun that you'll forget the rest of the world for a full hour. ​

Husky Kennel Visit

Welcome to the home of Huskies! Come and meet the charming individuals of our pack. The canine members of our small family kennel include huskies of all ages from youngster to pensioner – every dog ready to become your new best friend! You can also participate in the daily routines of the kennel. Suitable for all. Duration: 1 hour

Visit the World's Only Moomin Museum!

The Moomin Museum is a new, experimental art museum based on the unique collection of Moomin art by Tove Jansson (1914–2001). The Museum is situated at Tampere Hall in Tampere. Check opening hours and admission fees on our website.

Sauna with the Locals!

Saturday is the official sauna day in Finland. There is a public Sauna Day once a month at Hotel Krapi's Smoke Sauna by the beautiful Lake Tuusula. People from the neighborhood gather to take a relaxing bath in our traditional smoke sauna. If you really want to explore Finnish culture, you have to experience a public sauna! Combine Sauna, Escape room & Dinner & Overnight for a perfect getaway from your daily routines! Women and men have their own turns. Check the dates and times on our website.

Escape Room

The Krapi Barn hosts an art gallery maintained by a mysterious art supporter. You and your friends have 60 minutes to discover the most closely-guarded secrets of the Lake Tuusula area. The game is suitable for anyone who wants to play and solve puzzles together. 2 to 6 people can play at the same time. Duration of the game: 1 hour 15 minutes, including 15 min start & 1 hour play time The yard is also home to Hotel Krapi, Restaurant Krapihovi, summer restaurant Mankeli, our large Beer Garden, and a smoke sauna by the lake – tailor your stay and make it truly memorable!

Wintertime Amethyst Mine Visit

Have you ever wanted to unearth some hidden gemstones? Here is your chance! The Lampivaara Amethyst mine provides you the tools and guidance you need to dig up your very own amethyst! Ride the snowcat (a large treaded snow vehicle) up to the top of Lampivaara, where a beautiful view and the amethyst mine await you. Here you will use the tools of the trade, assisted by professionals, to dig up amethysts, and then you get to bring one of your finds home with you! If you’re lucky, you may even see the Northern Lights during kaamos (Polar Night)!

Brain Package to Heureka

Heureka – The Finnish Science Centre provides joy of discovery and fun experiences for all ages! Heureka introduces the public to science and technology in an engaging and interactive way. Visitors can experience the joy of discovery through spectacular exhibitions, planetarium films and events. This package includes an overnight stay in Hotel Arthur, a buffet breakfast and one entrance ticket to the Science Centre.

Särkänniemi Amusement Park

Särkänniemi is home to dozens of rides that provide fun for visitors of any age. Take a wild ride in the Tornado, Surge or other rides. They’ll offer speed, spinning and splashes for the daredevils, while there are plenty of options for those who prefer more sedate rides. The newest ride X rises to over 30 metres and spins the passengers upside down. In addition, there are other attractions like Doghill, Angry Birds Land, Planetarium, Aquarium and the Näsinneula observation tower. Särkänniemi is more than just an amusement park!

Ounasvaara Fell and Ranua Zoo

Experience a day of nature and animals. See the city in all its glory from a wonderful look-out point on top of the local Ounasvaara fell, which we’ll reach by snowshoe, before heading on to Ranua Zoo. At the Zoo, you’ll find local animals as well as exotic, with the highlights being the enormous moose and polar bear. Also of note are the traditionally local animals, such as the forest reindeer, the wolverine, and the arctic fox, as well as many different owl species! We’ll have a buffet lunch at the Zoo restaurant. Afterwards we’ll return to your hotel.

Magical Christmas Time – One Night

Welcome to the Tertti Manor, a functioning farm house and boutique hotel, where you can enjoy the spirit of Christmas traditions! Our one-night ”Magical Christmas Time” package includes accommodation in a double room, a welcoming drink of mulled wine, dinner at the grand Christmas buffet and a luxurious breakfast.

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.

Treetop Adventure at Zippy

Zippy is one of the largest treetop adventure parks in Finland. Zip lines, ladders, trapezes, swings and other challenges in the middle of a beautiful forest will make your adventure experience truly memorable. The courses have different difficulty levels to ensure you get an appropriate amount of excitement and adrenaline. We also have a Kids' Land for toddlers and children. Easy to reach by public transportation or by car, Zippy is located only 6 km from the Helsinki Central railway station.

Husky Spin

Welcome to the Home of Huskies! Meet the charming individuals of our pack and go for a spin in our 1 km route in the magical surroundings of a snowy spruce forest. Relax in the good company of your friends over a hot drink by the fire in the Lappish hut. Suitable for all. Duration: 1 hour

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.

Excursion to Santa Claus Village

Santa Claus Village is a magical place all year round, for both children and adults alike. After posting letters at Santa's Post Office, you can buy gifts and souvenirs. In winter, you can experience a short safari in a sleigh pulled by reindeer or huskies and ride a sledge downhill. Of course, you will meet Santa Claus and share your dreams and wishes with him. Don't forget to cross the Arctic Circle! Take a photograph of this important event and remember to get a certificate as a proof. Afterwards we will visit Santa Park, a unique Christmas-themed amusement complex built in a cave.

Sparkling Summer Amethyst Mine Visit

Have you ever wanted to unearth some hidden gemstones? Here is your chance! The Lampivaara Amethyst Mine will provide the tools and guidance you need to dig up your very own amethyst! We’ll walk up to the top of Lampivaara, where a beautiful view and the amethyst mine await you. Here you will use the tools of the trade, assisted by professionals, to dig up amethysts, and then you get to bring one of your finds home with you! With your find secured, we’ll head down to cook a meal over the open fire: sausages, mushroom soup, and blueberry tea! After this, we return you to your hotel.

Family Spa Holiday

Fun leisure for the whole family! The package includes breakfast buffet, daily visits to the spa and pools, gym and daily leisure program. Three or four night stays include tickets to Wuoksi-Wille train for easy access to the Town Center and four night stays inlcludes cruise on the Lake Saimaa with m/s Christina (Mon or Thu). Full board and Half board meal plans available. One to two children aged 6-14 years get free accommodation, breakfast and visit to pools when staying with adults. The restaurants offer à la carte menu, snacks, fast food, drinks, hot and cold beverages.