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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.

The Beautiful Canal Route

On the sightseeing cruise you will get to see the most beautiful shorelines in Helsinki and many fabulous sights, including the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, the Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the fleet of icebreakers and Degerö Canal. Along the way you will also hear about Helsinki’s history.

Field Trip for Beer Lovers

Field trip for Beer Lovers is an introductory tour to the most famous pubs in Turku. The tour begins at the Panimoravintola Koulu (an old school and brewery). How beer is produced, what ingredients are used and which sorts of beer are available are just some of the questions that will be answered at this stage of the tour. During your ‘studies’ you’ll taste four different types of beer. Your education will continue on foot over the river to the Uusi Apteekki. Set in an old pharmacy, this corner pub is brimming with character and a huge variety of potions!

Midsummer –The Nightless Night

Get together with your friends and spend a unforgettable Summer holiday at Niittyniemi Cottages! This is the time of the year when the sun doesn’t go down at all. You will get an opportunity to experience an authentic and traditional Finnish midsummer with a blazing bonfire.

Bird Watching - A Guided Trip to the Delta

The river delta of Kokemäenjoki is the best area in the whole Nordic regarding bird watching. Wetland and silt areas in the west coast of Finland are the most popular migration routes to birds. In this area there are many bird watching towers, which are Finnish specialities to watch birds. Our professional guides will take you every morning to the best places to watch the birds. After midday you have time on your own to explore more birds or other activities nearby.

Pike Fishing Trip during Cold Water Season

The bay of Pernaja is known as one of the best pike fishing spots in Finland. We provide these pike fishing trips from late April to early December depending on ice conditions. Length of the fishing trip is 2-7 hours and it is suitable both for beginners and pro fishermen.

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.

Bed and Breakfast by the Sea

Villa Merihelmi is located in the southern corner of Kimito Island in the beautiful archipelago. We have six individually decorated rooms. Two of them accommodate up to six persons. The building is from the 1920s and built in the local style. We are located in the heart of the Taalintehdas center. You can take day tours to the Bengtskär lighthouse, Rosala Viking Center or Öro. The best beaches and many events are also nearby. Our family is happy to help you in any way!

Guided Walking Tour in Kultaranta Garden

The majestic granite manor house and garden on the shore of Naantalinlahti is most likely the most recognised summer residence in Finland. Since it is the place where our president spends the summer, Naantali is considered to be Finland's holiday capital.

Soling Classic Sailing at Villa Wolax

This unique program lets you sail with five Soling Classic sailboats in the waters of the archipelago. In Finland — only at Villa Wolax! Start the day by enjoying a coffee and a savory snack. Before you launch into the waters, there will be an introduction to the secrets of sailing: the activity requires no previous sailing experience. You get a chance to view the boats, after which separate teams will go into the water to compete against each other. After sailing, the group will head to the seaside sauna, and then later for dinner.

Helsinki by Kayak

Explore Helsinki as close to the sea as you can get! Our daily 3-hour guided paddling trip will take you to the archipelago of Helsinki, characterized by clear water, rocky islands and sandy beaches. The kayaks are easy to handle and very stable and the tour suits beginners and experts alike.

Archipelago Sights Route

The perfect way to see the archipelago and two of its most interesting sights! The Archipelago Sights Route takes you to the Bengtskär lighthouse via Rosala Viking Centre. The trip departs from Kasnäs every day during the summer, and includes lunch and guidings.

Arctic Island Adventure

Arctic Adventure Island is a short ride away from the SnowCastle area. In order to get there, we need to cross the frozen sea and that happens comfortably in the warm Olokolo-nest. Once on the Island, we may enjoy the peace and quiet and beautiful scenery while exploring the Island on snowshoes. Afterwards we will warm up and make Finnish pancakes by the fire.

Rauhanlaakso Vacation Homes by the River

Spend a relaxing two-day holiday in one of our cottages. The cottages are just a stone's throw away from the Merikarvia river and walking distance from a lovely nature trail in the forest. One cottage can accommodate 4 people and is well-equipped. You can also the experience the genuine Finnish sauna.

Bed and Breakfast

Staying over-night in a reconstructed Viking Age Chieftain hall truly makes you feel like you're time-travelling. Our Bed & Breakfast package includes guiding, a wonderful Viking buffet dinner, evening sauna and breakfast.

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.

Björnhufvud Gästgård

A cozy bed & breakfast where the premises are a blend of English country style and 19th century Åland. All rooms comfortably furnished and individually decorated. English and/or continental breakfast with plenty of local products is included. You can also use our bicycles, sauna, canoe, and rowing boat for free. We are convinced you will enjoy your stay at Björnhufvud Gästgård, welcome!

Martha's Village Visit

Martha's Inn offers rustic accommodation with a touch of romance, right in the center of Nagu village. Take walks around the village and the popular guest harbor, see the shops and restaurants and explore marked hiking trails around the area. Take a day-trip to the legendary island of Seili, which has an interesting history as a sanitorium; see the historical buildings, local flora and fauna, grazing cattle and visit the wooden museum church. Finish the day with a visit to Martha's unique, atmospheric barnhouse sauna. Come and discover wonderful Nagu with our two night package!

Kayaking in the Finnish Archipelago

The most natural and ecological way of experiencing the Finnish archipelago is to explore it by kayak. Without any noise or emissions interfering with the environment, a visitor can come as close to nature and wildlife as possible. The Kayak expedition by Villa Apollo consists of a brief training in paddling technique, a 3–4 hour paddling tour, kayaks with other equipment required and, on request, a guide paddling with the group the whole time.

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.