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A Romantic Night in the Granary

The buildings of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn perfectly reflect the building style of rural Finland in early 19th century. Each room is individually designed and decorated to emphasize the rustic spirit of the buildings and old Finnish culture. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a nice bottle of sparkling wine with delicious chocolate in soft candle light. Greet the next morning relaxed after a night in the log walls' shelter. To make your morning perfect, a tasty breakfast is served in your room.

An Evening at Pettu-Eerikki

An evening at Pettu-Eerikki includes our finest á la carte dining, a guided tour to one of Finland's most expansive private historical collections and the unique atmosphere of our candlelit torture chamber. Includes: * Three course á la carte dining * Guided tour of the premises and the historical collection * Warm drinks in the candlelit torture chamber Booking min. 3 days before the event. The guided tour is available in English. Suitable for individuals and for groups of up to nine persons.

Aurora Hunting

Seeing the Northern Lights cast their magical glow across the Arctic sky is always an impressive sight, but what makes it truly unforgettable is a special trip to chase this natural phenomenon. Imagine a nocturnal adventure in the wilderness, riding a sleigh drawn by a reindeer or horse, enjoying the panoramic views from the snow tank’s sleigh, speeding along on a snowmobile, or perhaps gracefully gliding on skis.

Chalet Ruka Peak – Christmas Season Package, 3 Days

Our Christmas holiday package offers you three days of charming and wonderful winter activities and pleasures! Accommodation is at our cozy luxury hotel Chalet Ruka Peak. You will enjoy wonderful December days on a husky safari and a horse sleigh ride in the magical winter forest. Meet Father Christmas and Rudolf at Kiekeröland! After your winter activities you can enjoy the warm, gentle steam in our Saunaworld, complete with jacuzzi and hot tube under the stars. Chalet Ruka Peak wishes you a warm welcome to our winter wonderland! May your Christmas holiday be joyful and unforgettable!

Cottage Holiday

For over 50 years, we have provided accommodation in Naaranlahti, in the comfort and peace of Lake Puruvesi. Our private cottages are well equipped with their own beach, rowing boat, and sauna. On top of rest and relaxation, you can enjoy all kinds of activities in Naaranlahti: the nearby forests offer trekking and horseback riding possibilities, and you can rent canoes, rowing and motor boats, fishing equipment, skiing equipment and snow mobiles. In the autumn the area around the cottages is great for berry and mushroom picking.

Countryside Holiday

Punkaharju is well-known for its scenic lakeside views. For over 50 years, we have provided accommodation in Naaranlahti, in the comfort and peace of beautiful Lake Puruvesi. The rooms and apartments are well equipped with their own kitchenette, ensuite with shower, grill, beach, rowing boats, and traditional sauna. This comfortable apartment hotel offers you quiet, cosy and practical accommodation. Breakfast is included.

Enjoy the Midnight Sun

The nightless night in Lapland is magical. We organise many opportunities for adventure under the midnight sun. You can admire the bright magical nights on a horseback ride or in a horse-drawn carriage. Or, if you prefer motors to horses, you can take one of our quad bikes and drive towards the sun. We'll even organise a car ride straight to the peak of Mount Kaunispää, if that's what you prefer.

Feel the Horse

When you arrive at Lucky Ranch, we'll introduce you to our horses. After saddling up in the stable, we'll move to the round pen and let the horse free. You'll learn how to communicate with the horse as you would in a wild herd. Then we do some exercises that keep the horse flexible and in balance. Once you feel comfortable, it's time to get in the saddle. Our Quarterhorse Roy and Appalosa Oliver are trained Western Horses, and they will teach you how to ride Western Style. Afterwards we will enjoy a hot beverage by the open fire and talk about your experience.

Finnish Forest Experience with Ponies and Berries

This guided tour will take you in to the forest. During this guided tour you will meet a local horse stable owner and get familiar with stables' animals (dogs, horses and cats). There is also a possibility for horseback riding. Depending on the season you will find blueberries and lingonberries.

Follow the Elves - One-Day Husky Safari

After information on how to handle a husky team of 4-6 dogs and how to drive a dog sled we start a memorable husky safari and everyone will drive their own husky team. A picnic lunch is prepared and served by a campfire during the day.

Horse Riding in the Forest

Once at the stable, we will choose a suitable horse for you. Once the horses are saddled and we have agreed on the common rules, we head into Lapland’s clean forests and fell scenery on calm and reliable Finnish horses. The pace is adjusted according to the abilities of the riders and the weather. The tour is suitable for beginners. The price includes a helmet and a guide. Duration about 90 minutes, of which about 1 hour riding time. Max 7 people per group.

Horseback Riding with Finnish Horses & Accommodation

Our peaceful and trustworthy Finnish horses will take you to the beautiful countryside. Trips can include a picnic or a swim with the horse after the ride, according to your wishes. In the training field you can try out horseback riding with an instructor. During the winter our horses are available for rides with a sleigh on the snow. For over 50 years we have provided accommodation in Naaranlahti and comfort in the peaceful and relaxing environment of Lake Puruvesi. The cottages, rooms and apartments are well-equipped with their own beach, a rowing boat, sauna as well as privacy.

Lakeside Sauna & Dinner

Pettu-Eerikki takes you on a trip of alifetime: start from the steams of a hot lakeside sauna and then enjoy fine dining in the atmospheric setting of a candlelit medieval torture chamber. * Grand lakeside sauna for up to 30 persons * Three course dinner from our menu selection + Optionally, a tour to one of Finland's largest private historical collections Booking min. 3 days before the event. For groups of 2–20 persons.

Midnight Horse Riding

Our Icelandic horses live in the immediate vicinity of Levi Centre, and we organise riding treks into the countryside for all riding enthusiasts in Levi's wonderful fell scenery. The horses are small, cute and charming, yet strong, tough and sure-footed. The children's age limit is 12 yrs, unless they have previous experience of riding treks. The riders’ weight limit is 80-90kg. The duration of the trek is about 2 hrs.