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Winter short break in Finland

Lakebound Tampere, an hour north of Helsinki, is just 90 minutes from the capital by train (included in the price of your trip). This popular city retains a charming small town appeal, and is home to the world’s only Moomin Museum. In case you’re not familiar with these cute, hippopotamus-like characters, they were created by the Finnish illustrator Tove Jansson and have featured in some of the world’s best-loved fairytales. The museum explores Jansson’s life, the stories behind the Moomins, and even lets you try your own hand at comic book art in a studio. Transferring to a vacation resort by Lake Vanaja, you’ll embark on a thrilling ride aboard a sledge drawn by huskies, then learn the ...Read more >
From 2,600 excluding flights

Family vacation in Finland

A family vacation week in the Finnish Lakeland ending to a day in the one and only Moomin World. The vacation resort offers a unique combination of peace of nature and a lot to do. All these activities are free for hotel guests: beach, table tennis, billiard, basketball, petanque, frisbee golf, canoe, gym, playground, inside sports hall, mini golf, board games, fishing, pedal cars, bicycles, pedal boats, SUP boards, darts, tennis, football field and beach volleyball. In addition to the free selection of activities provided by the hotel, you will have a day tour to the city of Hämeenlinna with its Medieval Castle followed by a river canoeing trip with a local guide. A very exciting ...Read more >
From 2,849 excluding flights

Christmas or New Year 2021 in Lapland

This family vacation in Lapland is a gem in more than one sense: traveling either at Christmas or New Year, you’ll be staying in Tankavaara, center of gold-mining in the region during the summer. You’ll be accommodated in a lovely family-run hotel with a unique gold miner-themed restaurant, as you indulge in a series of classic Lapland experiences perfect for keeping the whole family enthralled and creating memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy a thrilling sleigh ride, drawn by a team of huskies (adults can take the reins if they want); ride out into the wilderness at night by snowmobile (as passengers only) in search of the magnificent Northern Lights, one of the world’s great natural ...Read more >
From 1,264 excluding flights

Finland rail vacation, tailor made

On this rail vacation, you have a chance to experience the most scenic rail routes in Finland. Your tour starts from Helsinki by train to Parikkala. If you take the morning train, it is possible to stop between the trains either in Verla Unesco World Heritage site close to Kouvola or to visit the Parikkala Sculpture Park with 560 concrete statues and a magnificent garden by a self-learned sculptor Veijo Rönkkönen. I Parikkala-Savonlinna This train ride was nominated as the most beautiful train journey in Finland among the Finns. During this one-hour local train ride through our national landscape, you'll understand the name "land of the thousand lakes" which Finland is often called (even ...Read more >
From 897 excluding flights

Cycling vacation in the Finnish Archipelago

After arrival in Turku and getting your bicycles from a rental shop next to the railway station, you are ready to start the cycle tour from island to island. You can book this island hopping tour with or without luggage transfers. During this round trip in the archipelago, you will start by following the shorter archipelago ring road starting from Naantali, a charming little seaside town 15km from Turku. Already next day you will leave the mainland and cycle 41km in hilly terrain to the Aasla island and take an archipelago ferry over to the Island of Seili with a long history as a sanatorium. During the 17th and 18th century the patients suffering from leprosy and mental illnesses never got ...Read more >
From 1,100 excluding flights

Family winter activity vacation in Finland

This winter activity tour takes you up north to the most southern Arctic hills by rail from Helsinki. The rail journey to Oulu takes 6 hours and transfer from Oulu less than 2 hours. This vacation is a combination of an overnight husky safari with a 3-day ski or snowboard school making this vacation ideal for families with children from 7 years up to 16 years. Instead of the ski school you can also choose other winter activities. In our sample itinerary, we start by dogsledding but we can also start by the skiing part and leave dogsledding last as you wish. Unless you are able to take an earlier train, you will arrive by midnight to the husky farm and sleep the first night there. After ...Read more >
From 2,162 excluding flights

Midsummer in Finland vacation

Midsummer  is the most important party of the Finnish summer. We are celebrating the nightless nights. The more north you go, the lighter the nights are. At Midsummer the Finns get to their summer cabins with their families, have sauna and barbeque together. An important tradition is the Midsummer fire, which is set on fire at Midnight. In summer and especially at Midsummer Finns like to dance. LIve orchestras are playing at country-side dance halls all over the country. Only 3km from the hotel there is a dance hall, where a legendary groups are performing regularly. Revontuli Resort  is located by the most beautiful Finnish lake n Hankasalmi, 49km east from the city of Jyväskylä in ...Read more >
From 1,417 excluding flights

Family self-drive tour in Finland

Enjoy a round-trip tour of western Finland, beginning and ending in Helsinki, with this self-drive vacation that is aimed at adventurous families with children aged 12 and under. A short drive from Helsinki Airport after picking up your rental car brings you to a sports hotel, where you’ll spend a couple of nights. A range of lake activities is available to you, as is sightseeing in the old capital, Turku, nearby. See the castle, the archaeological excavations of Aboa Vetus, or the museum ship. Continuing on to Naantali, a definite highlight of the tour is sure to be a visit to Moominland. The world of Tove Jansson’s cute and iconic hippo-like characters is brought to life on a fairytale ...Read more >
From 3,700 excluding flights

Autumn northern lights short break

Very potential season for northern lights but after the 22nd of September it gets more challenging for outdoor activities so we packed this tour full of local Sámi culture. You will meet charming and talented local Sámi people during your tour. Sámi people are indigenous people living in the northernmost Lapland of  Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia. Please note! This tour can be adapted to your wishes. Hotel Korpikartano  served as a Menesjärvi Sami village school until 2005. As the disctances are long in Lapland, there was also a dormitory, where the children lived during the school year. The owners have renovated the old school to a comfortable hotel, which offers just a suitable ...Read more >
From 1,329 excluding flights

Guided winter vacation in Lapland

Join on a  tour driving north from Rovaniemi with our local guide to experience winter adventures in amazing landscape of north-western Lapland.  Your driver-guide takes you from Rovaniemi to Hetta. On the way you will stop to take an e-snowmobiling safari and a short snowshoe walk in Pallas. After dropping you on a husky safari the driver will leave and you will take a bus further to Kilpisjärvi, stay in a unique glass igloo accommodation at a reindeer farm surrounded by Arctic hills and continue by bus to Tromso in Norway..  Activities: Visit to the Arktikum museum is just to prepare you for the journey through the winter landscape all the way up to northern Norway.  Ice-floating ...Read more >
From 1,750 excluding flights

Finland self drive vacation, National Parks

Incredibly, there are almost 200,000 lakes in Finland – 40 to every 100 square kilometres. On this tailormade, self-drive tour which can range from four to nine days depending on your preferences, you’ll explore several of them through a series of magnificent national parks and protected areas. A recommended nine-day itinerary follows. After a couple of days in Helsinki, during which you can visit the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Fortress and take either a culinary or music-themed tour of the capital. From Helsinki you’ll drive to glorious Repovesi National Park, staying in a wilderness (no electricity!) cabin by a lake. Here you can take a guided kayaking tour in search of otters and ...Read more >
From 1,310 excluding flights

Helsinki to Porvoo cycling vacation in Finland

You will first meet your guide at the Helsinki Central Railway Station. Then pick up your bikes and head for cycling tour around the “Old Town Bay”. The Old Town Bay is where Helsinki was originally built. Your guide will tell you about the history of Helsinki while cycling through the parks around the bay. On your way you'll stop for a lunch. After dinner you will head to Summer night kayaking in the eastern archipelago of Helsinki. The kayaking is guided by local professional guides. Your guide will give you instructions and tell you more details about the tour. Enjoy this wonderful experience in the Helsinki archipelago while respecting the surrounding nature. You'll spend the night ...Read more >
From 841 excluding flights

Lake district of Finland vacation

This tour takes you through the beautiful Finnish lake district ecologically by bike and train. It introduces you to the local history, arts, architecture, culture and cuisine on your way in the traditional Finnish landscapes. And let's not forget activities such as kayaking, cycling and stand up paddling. You'll visit a medieval castle, an old vicarage, lookout towers, arts center and Alvar Aalto - architecture museum. Besides all the things happening on your vacation you will have time to relax in centrally located hotels and cozy B&B's. This is a chance to experience the Finnish summer at its best. More of your path here: Hämeenlinna is a small town by lake Vanajavesi. The city has a ...Read more >
From 1,940 excluding flights

Finland and Helsinki family vacation by train

With more and more people taking to the train as an environmental measure, there’s no better way to explore the landscapes and culture of Finland than by rail. This fabulous Finland family vacation lets you conveniently travel on a round-trip from Helsinki, with kid-friendly carriages, in a relaxed and eco-friendly fashion. Spend time in idyllic national parks such as Repovesi (perfect for a little cycling) and Linnansaari, which is composed of hundreds of islands and islets. Here you’ll tour the archipelago by motor boat, pausing for an island lunch by an open fire, and later by a giant canoe. Depending on your travel dates, on reaching the beautiful town of Savonlinna you’ll take a ...Read more >
From 1,922 excluding flights

Finland winter vacation, tour skating

Much more fun than winter sun, this family vacation in Finland is packed with exciting activities that you, and your kids, will absolutely love. Available in February and March, the trip takes place in a resort on Lake Saimaa, where winter sports are in abundance. In fact, this is renowned as the best place in Finland for ice skating, but there is a host of other things you can try here too, from snowshoeing to kick sledging. Your first full day sees you journey out across the frozen lake to the island of Kaarnetsaari. How you get there is entirely up to you: sledging, skating, horsedrawn sleigh perhaps? Along the way you’ll pause for a delicious lunch of hot soup, and even try some ice ...Read more >
From 888 excluding flights

Helsinki, Saint Petersburg and Lapland vacation

A vacation week with two very different kinds of destinations. First the busy town of Saint Petersburg full of history and culture, then wilderness with silence, nature, snow activities and if you are lucky, northern lights dancing on sky.  Saint Petersburg is the most European city of Russia, also called the "Northern Venice". In winter time it is better to concentrate in culture. Sights & day tours in Saint Petersburg:  1. Hermitage is a huge museum of arts located in six buildings along Palace Embankment including the Winter Palace. It has been open to the public since 1852. The museum collections include the largest collection of paintings in the world. After lunch, you will walk to ...Read more >
From 3,057 excluding flights

Helsinki and Rovaniemi Christmas vacation with Santa

Looking to do something a little different for Christmas this year? A family vacation in Finnish Lapland will enchant you. Begin in the capital, Helsinki, when the city is at its prettiest, as you tour the Christmas market in search of traditional delicacies and handicrafts made by local artisans: the perfect stocking fillers. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Helsinki, including a yummy confectionery factory, before you head further north to Lapland, aboard a night train with connected family cabins: this is a wonderful experience in itself. You’ll arrive in Kemijarvi in time for breakfast, then the group will split into two, with the first moving on to the Joosula guesthouse, and the other to ...Read more >
From 2,200 excluding flights

Christmas in Finland, log cabin stay

Do you prefer your own privacy in a log cabin rather than a hotel vacation? This 4-night vacation package offers you a cosy log cabin with the best, family-friendly activities on snow in the northwestern Lapland. The ski village is called Äkaslompolo and it is located in the area of the large Ylläs ski resort spreading around the Ylläs fell. There is a cozy small log cabin for 1-4 people available for Christmas. The cabin is not serviced but we have included catering bringing you breakfast ingredients and preparing one dinner or you at the cabin. On the other nights, you will have dinner in 3 different kinds of restaurants, two of them in walking distance. All transfers are shared. The ...Read more >
From 2,100 excluding flights

Lapland photography vacation, Fall colours

Join a photographer / guide for a thrilling week-long tour of northern Lapland. During the course of the week you’ll have opportunities to develop your skills in night, landscape, nature and wildlife photography, and in a place like this there is no shortage of suitable subjects. Plus, of course, since this trip operates in September, there is an excellent chance of witnessing, and photographing, the spectacular Northern Lights. You’ll stay in a series of small hotels, including a converted Sami school house, ideally situated in an area of virtually zero light pollution for seeing the aurora borealis. During the days you’ll venture out to explore some of the region’s wild and dramatic ...Read more >
From 1,945 excluding flights

Helsinki & log cabin vacation in Finland

Two relaxing days at a lakeside cabin next to Nuuksio National Park followed by two days exploring Helsinki on land and sea. Destinations:  Lakeside Villas are luxurious pine log cabins located next to the Nuuksio National Park. Lake is small and picturesque. Nature next to the cabins is wild. You would not believe it is less than one hour to Helsinki from here.  A lot of attention is paid on environmental issues in this location. The cabins have Green Key sustainability certificate and they are CO2 neutral.  What will you do at the villa by lake?  On the arrival night you do not need to get anywhere. A wilderness guide will come to the cabin and cook a delicious 3-course dinner by the ...Read more >
From 1,100 excluding flights
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