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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

Foraging – Wild Food Resources

Spend the day by the sea and in the forest searching for wild food with our chef. The day ends with wild flavours on your dinner plate. Between foraging and dinner, you can relax by the sea, take a rowing trip or try a Finnish sauna with a dip in the sea! You need good shoes, everything else is provided by us.

Espoo Recreational Islands

The recreational islands in Espoo offer a perfect setting for relaxation and recreation. A scheduled boat service takes you swiftly to and from the islands in the archipelago. In just one day you have time to visit a couple of these attractive little islands. Enjoy a nice picnic with your friend on one of the islands or spend a night camping under the summer sky. In total there are 11 recreational islands in Espoo and four of them are accessible through scheduled boat service which is running from June until end of August. The biggest and most popular island is called Iso Vasikkasaari.

Snowmobile Animal Day with Snowshoe Hike

Are you ready for a day of snow and animals? First try the snowmobile, as experts instruct you in the use of these exciting vehicles and take you for a ride to see the majestic reindeer as well as the formidable husky. Learn all about the ways these animals are trained and raised, meet them, and even ride on a reindeer-drawn sleigh, as well as a sleigh pulled a by a team of huskies...

Guidance to Finnish Nature

The tour at the main exhibition will fascinate the visitor with its enthralling visualization of Finnish nature from the archipelago to the windswept fells of Arctic Lapland. During the guidance you will also find out about the ecological building and about the myths of the Finnish forests.

Archipelago Wellbeing Magic

Take a break from hectic pace of modern life and immerse yourself in Finnish nature. Explore Finnish forests and the beautiful Baltic coast, enjoy traditional Finnish saunas and eat pure, fresh, healthy, wild food. During this guided trip, you can fish, row, kayak, enjoy saunas and swim in and around the beautiful archipelago off the western coast of Finland. Delight in the pristine natural environment and experience the magical sound of silence. Finland’s Nordic Taiga forests are full of wild food. During this trip, you will forage for seasonal wild berries, mushrooms and herbs.

Discovering Porvoo and its Surroundings by Bike (2–3 Hours)

We will meet at the tourism information desk under Mannerheim’s avenue bridge where we will rent bicycles and helmets (included in our price). Then we will visit the old city of Porvoo and learn about Finnish history and culture. Afterwards we head towards to a small island situated 2 km south of Porvoo. There we will stop and walk into the forest to reach a birdwatching tower. There we can see a natural reserve with protected birds and a beautiful view of Porvoo. We will continue our promenade via Porvoo's skiing resort Kokonniemi before reaching Hammars.

Helsinki–Tallinn 22-Hour Cruise

Silja Europa, the largest cruise ship on the Baltic Sea, takes you comfortably from Helsinki to Tallinn. The nautical atmosphere, splendid food, and great shopping possibilities make it worthwhile to travel by sea to Medieval Tallinn. Enjoy delicious dinner, buy fantastic souvenirs and relax in the spa area. Have good night's sleep onboard and discover the sights of Tallinn for 4 hours the next day. You’ll be back in Helsinki in the afternoon!

Cruise & Hike to Fortress Island Örö

The Örö island is now part of the Archipelago National Park, but when Finland was part of the Russian Empire, the island hosted a military fortress – and it remained closed to the public until 2014. During the cruise & hike you will hear and see the story of the fortress while enjoying the island's unique nature.

Canoeing in the Beautiful Turku Archipelago

Enjoy the peace and silence of the Archipelago in your own rental kayak. Glide quietly on the waves, breathe the fresh air, listen to the seabirds and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Have a delicious dinner in the delightful Stallbacken restaurant, and finish the day with a traditional Finnish farm sauna. This paddling package offers physical activity, but is suitable for all.

Private Boat Sightseeing Tour in Helsinki

Want to spend a day out on the sea, just you and people whose company you enjoy, cruising around the islands and exploring the Helsinki archipelago? Don’t think twice! Welcome on board! With a private boat sightseeing tour you will have a chance to see most of Helsinki’s archipelago.

Family Package at Yyteri Hotel & Spa

There is a lot to do in Yyteri for a family - both in summer and in winter. Stay overnight in one of our comfortable family rooms. Visit our spacious pool area or be active with the kids outside. In summer the sand dunes beckon you to build sand castles or you can go for a swim in the shallow sea water. In winter the snowy mounds invite you to ski or to slide down the slope in a sled.

B&B Kirjakkala Ironworks Village | Special Accommodation

The history of Kirjakkala began in 1686 when the ironworks was built. The village tells you the story of Finnish industrialization. The environment has been preserved as it has been for more than 300 years. The old ironworks mansion and three large log buildings are located in a beautiful grove with tall oaks and lindens providing shade. The forest river that flows across the yard creates a soothing athmosphere. Today the Kirjakkala Ironworks village offers idyllic accommodation in double rooms and family rooms. The breakfast includes local products.

Mercury-Batmax Safari

The two-seated Bat Max boats are waiting to take you on an unforgettable journey around the Finnish archipelago. A part of this safari is to land on a tiny un-inhabited island, where campfire coffee and cinnamon rolls are served. Stories about the history of this area will be told during a camp-fire coffee break.

2-Day Whale Watching Trip to Tromsø with Arctic Cathedral and Polar Museum

Get ready for two days of true Nordic experiences. We’ll pick you up in Rovaniemi and take you up to Tromsø in Northern Norway. On the way, we will have a stopover in “the thumb of Finland’s arm”, not far from the legendary Saana fell, where you’ll have free time to have lunch. In Tromsø, you can find out all about the local history and culture by visiting the Polar Museum, as well as the amazing Arctic Cathedral. The programme also includes gazing at the Northern Lights and a whale watching trip.

Archipelago Buffet

Our famous buffet is full of delicacies from the Archipelago – about 30 different dishes of cold fish, vegetables, and meat. We serve a wide range of Baltic herrings from local fisherman Tage Gustafsson, our own slightly salted salmon with lemon and sherry flavours, house-made warm smoked salmon, different salads, patés, lamb and local prosciutto ham, just to name a few items on the buffet. Served with cooked potatoes with dill and various breads, including our own dark archipelago bread.

Meet Santa Claus and Sailor Elves in Santa's Seaside Office

Kemi is the official port of Santa Claus and Santa's Seaside Office is located in Kemi's beautiful inner harbour. Every sailor needs to know how to tie strong knots or rescue Santa in distress. Join the Elves' Sailor Course, learn the useful skills and earn the diploma. Send bottle post to Santa. Cozy, traditional building by the sea is an excellent place to enjoy a hot coffee with pastry and get unique Santa's souvenirs to take back home.

All Inclusive Package at Yyteri Hotel & Spa

Spend a memorable spa holiday in the Yyteri Hotel & Spa. With this package we offer you an all inclusive experience in our spa hotel. Spend a night in one of our comfortable rooms, enjoy the afternoon-early evening service of coffee, tea, soft drinks and ice cream and indulge in a dinner with wine. You have also free access to the spa and pool area and fitness room.

Double Room with a Private Balcony

Stay one night in one of our four star rooms with a private balcony. Enjoy our Åland breakfast, an obvious special feature that we are pleased to offer all our guests - a delightful taste of Åland in accordiance with the season and availability.