VisitFinland.com

Welcome to

The Official
Travel Guide of Finland

Fishing trips

A fishing guide and gourmet cook Tero Ruoho takes you on a fishing trip to the Finnish seaside and lake areas. The excursions are tailor-made according to the customer’s wishes, taking into account the season and weather.

Fishermans paradise –Enjoy the Riverlife

Whether it’s a hot or a rainy summer, the river never stops flowing. And where there's flowing water, there is fish. Trout, rainbow trout, salmon, grayling and whitefish are the kinds of fish you can find from Merikarvia River, the river that flows only 30 meters from the Niittyniemi Cottages. There's 24 kilometers of beautiful river to explore! Let your mind rest, breathe in the pure air and enjoy the beautiful nature.

Ice Fishing Trip from Porvoo

An ice fishing trip from Porvoo is possible to arrange from late December to early March depending on ice conditions. River of Porvoo is well known for the zander during fall season. Towards the sea there are also good places for pike ice fishing. The ice fishing trip lasts 2-4 hours.

Cooking on Open Fire

An active and unique experience for everyone! Prepare your own 3 to 5 course dinner or lunch menu on an open fire under our chef's supervision. You'll learn many useful cooking tricks and get our original recipes to take back home and enjoy. And you'll savour an unforgottable meal together with your team. Cooking can be organised all year round with a menu adapted to the season's ingredients.

Turku - Åland Islands Cruise

Day cruise to Mariehamn takes 12 hours. Spend a day in the archipelago – cruise with M/S Amorella from Turku to Mariehamn. In Mariehamn you change ships for the return trip with the new M/S Viking Grace. Enjoy the modern interior design, exciting restaurant concepts, and the largest floating tax-free shop in the world, combined with the beautiful scenery of the archipelago.

Snowmobile Safari to the Icebreaker

Snowmobile safari to the Mighty Icebreaker Sampo is an experience of the arctic freedom at its fullest. A journey through the frozen sea, climbing aboard the Icebreaker and an incredible adventure swimming in the icy sea with the survival suit on. Guided tour aboard and tasty lunch included.

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.

Piano & Dinner Cruise

Come for a delicious three course dinner and enjoy the beautiful archipelago scenery while listening to high-quality piano music! The musical selection consists of classic film tunes, works by great entertainers, evergreen waltzes and tangos as well as jazz.

Sailing in Turku Archipelago

The archipelago of Turku is one of the world’s most beautiful and numerous archipelagos, of which national park covers a large area. On a six-day sailing trip we will explore five completely different islands. The difficulty level is easy, so no previous sailing experience is needed.

Houseboat DeLuxe 42m2

This high quality and fully equipped houseboat is ideal for larger families or big groups of friends. It offers all of the necessary amenities including Wi-Fi connection. Houseboats are also easy to navigate. They are equipped with a Chartplotter to make it easy to navigate the Finnish lakes. The Houseboat is 42m2 and fits 6 people.

A Typical Day in Finland (6–7 hours)

Discover the old city of Porvoo, Finnish history and culture, and our silent Nature. After lunch in a very nice restaurant, you will walk along the river and in the empire part of the city. In the afternoon we visit nice spots with beautiful views. Then we depart to an island located 25 km south of Porvoo. We will prepare the sauna, relax, and live in the moment. Enjoy the solitude of your own beach. Later we will have a BBQ at the same location and spend the rest of the day in our little paradise before returning to Porvoo, where the day ends.

Sailing in the Archipelago with an Old Traditional Ship

The Turku and Åland Archipelago is one of the world’s most beautiful and part of it has been designated the Archipelago National Park. This is a unique opportunity to explore the archipelago and each day you will visit a completely different island, each with its own distinctive landscape, nature and history. Along the way, there will be opportunities to hike, cycle, kayak, fish, swim, take a sauna, go bird watching, and forage for wild mushrooms and berries. Enjoy the beauty of nature, see the midnight sun and experience genuine Finnish archipelago life.

Archipelago Weekend Hideaway

Spend two nights on the island of Nagu, the port to the Archipelago trail, at a charming little B&B situated in the countryside village of Gyttja. Take bicycle rides on the small local roads, perhaps visit the seaside village of Kirjainen, or even the main village of Nagu, where you can find many restaurants, shopping huts and the hustle and bustle of the guest harbor in summer time. After a day of activities, you can relax at Västergård B&B's outdoor jacuzzi and garden sauna, and enjoy a delicious warm meal.

Visit to Kuppari-Hanna's Natural Health Spa

At the natural spa of Kuppari-Hanna - "Hanna the Cupper", modern life and Finnish folk healing traditions go harmoniously hand in hand. Treat yourself to a journey into the world of living folk healing culture. This 1-1,5 h program includes a treatment of your choice.

Archipelago National Park Kayaking Expedition

Experience the Finnish Archipelago: sea, nature and culture in the best possible way, by a sea kayak! We will paddle in the unique southwest archipelago of Finland, the most extensive and, in our opinion, the most unique archipelago in the world. No previous kayaking experience is needed.

Traditional Archipelago Craftmaking

Use your own hands and creativity while learning about traditions and cultural history in the archipelago! Make traditional crafts yourself with the help of a local guide: dye yarn using different plants, full wool and tie ropes for different uses – these crafts have a long tradition in the archipelago. You might find these traditional methods not only useful, but also relaxing and rewarding. And what could be a better souvenir than something you have made with your own two hands?

Kivikoski Cottage

Kivikoski cottage is a charming grey-log-wood property for up to 8 people located in Pyhtää, only 1 hour drive from Helsinki. The cottage has has originally been a hunting cabin and there is a cozy atmosphere with a wood-burning fireplace, beautiful saunas and a wood-heated hot outdoor tub. The cottage is suitable as a holiday location, but also for meetings and festive events all year around. The cottage has extensive grassy grounds that are ideal for children to play in. The large terrace is great for enjoying a barbecue and admiring the stunning river view from comfortable sun loungers.

Pirates Ahoy!

Blow wind in your sails and steer your pirate ship towards fortress island Varissaari. In case you lack a pirate ship, our idyllic wooden ferry M/S Klippan will gladly take your whole family to the island formerly known as Fort Elizabeth. Once you’re safely on the island, the actual adventure begins. Will YOU be able to find the X? The adventure includes transport to and from the island, a treasure hunt with our very own pirate, and a snack by the campfire. Parents waiting for their offspring get 10 % discount on everything on the menu. Duration approximately 2,5 hours.

Relaxing Overnight at Ruissalo Spa

The Ruissalo Spa offers wellbeing at the source of nature with an excellent range of meeting facilities as well. The Spa is located on the West Coast of Finland and offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities. You can combine your stay with culture, treatments, sights, a visit to Moominworld or just enjoy the beautiful surrounding nature.

Viking Village Tour

The entrance fee to the Viking Centre includes a guide map for the village and all exhibitions. For a richer experience you can book a guide for the tour, and we will also teach you how to throw a Viking axe!