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Christmas or New Year 2023 in Lapland

This wonderful family holiday in Lapland is a gem in every sense. Spend Christmas or New Year 2022 in Lapland in the company of reindeer, huskies, Northern Lights and, of course, Father Christmas. Days are packed with adventure, while the night skies are often lit up by the spectacular aurora borealis. Keep looking up... You'll stay in Tankavaara, a centre of gold-mining in the region during the summer, in a lovely family-run hotel with a unique gold miner-themed restaurant. However, responsible tourism has the potential to act as an economic counterweight to the destructive practises of mining, and there are few more enjoyable ways to explore Lapland as a family than on a trip such as ...Read more >
From €1,485 excluding flights

Finland rail holiday, tailor made

On this rail holiday, 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 holiday 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 ...Read more >
From €1,800 excluding flights

Finland cycling holiday Helsinki to Tampere

This tour starts from a bike rental shop in Helsinki where you will get your trekking bikes. There are also e-bikes are available at extra cost. You will first take 4h cycle tour with our local guide in Helsinki and then take a local train to Turenki where your local host will meet you at the railway station. You will cycle 16 kilometers through the most beautiful Finnish countryside. On the way, you may stop to see an old church, take a nature trail or stop to swim in a lake. There is definitely no rush and we'll take our time wandering the country roads. Erkkilä is the country home of the Skafur-Tour owner Riitta, located in Tervakoski, 80km from Helsinki surrounded by large forest ...Read more >
From €850 excluding flights

Family winter activity holiday 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 holiday is a combination of an overnight husky safari with a 3-day ski or snowboard school making this holiday 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

Family self-drive tour in Finland

Enjoy a round-trip tour of western Finland, beginning and ending in Helsinki, with this self-drive holiday 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

Christmas in Finland, log cabin stay

Do you prefer your own privacy in a log cabin rather than a hotel holiday? This 4-night holiday 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 €2,370 excluding flights

Finland self drive holiday, 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 €1,440 excluding flights

Helsinki to Porvoo cycling holiday 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 €885 excluding flights

Finland and Helsinki family holiday 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 holiday 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 €1,998 excluding flights

Lake district of Finland holiday

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 to 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, an arts center, and Alvar Aalto - an architecture museum. Besides all the things happening on your holiday you will have time to relax in centrally located hotels and cozy B&Bs. 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 ...Read more >
From €1,940 excluding flights

Finland winter holiday, tour skating

Much more fun than winter sun, this family holiday 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

Midsummer in Finland holiday

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 €1,485 excluding flights

Helsinki short break in Finland

On the Helsinki City Walk you will see and visit all the main attractions in the city centre of Helsinki, for example the Senate Square and the Market Square. Another option is to take a guided cycling tour around the western side of Helsinki. This tour is a little more sporty and makes most of the beautiful coast line of our capital city. You also have time for visiting a museum or for example Suomenlinna sea fortress. Suomenlinna is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide from the previous day will let you know how to get to this historically important island. A sustainable way of moving around Helsinki is by bike. Our guide will meet you at your hotel take you to the starting point ...Read more >
From €1,130 excluding flights

Helsinki and Rovaniemi Christmas holiday with Santa

Looking to do something a little different for Christmas this year? A family holiday 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 €2,500 excluding flights

Helsinki to Hanko cycling holiday in Finland

On your roundtrip you'll visit first two destinations, which are located in villages originally built around ironworks, then go to Hanko for some relaxing time at the south coast of Finland. Artisan Village Fiskars is your first destination. Here you will visit Fiskars distilleries. Your Hotel has sauna and a delicious dinner is ready for you after your distilleries visit. In the morning you will have more time to look around the Fiskars Village, where the company Fiskars was founded in in 1649. Today Fiskars is the centre of arts, handicraft and design. This is why you will go for a visit to KWUM -studio ceramics museum and gallery. Svartå Manor is your second destination. You will cycle ...Read more >
From €985 excluding flights

Guided winter holiday in Lapland

This adventurous tour takes you from the Finnish Lapland all the way to Tromso in northern Norway - or the other way down. You will travel by bus from Kittilä to Hetta and from Hetta to Kilpisjärvi and finally, from Kilpisjärvi to Tromso. This is one of the Arctic bus routes available in the Nordics. On the way, you will experience a lot - a husky safari, a day in the life of a Sámi reindeer herder in 5th generation, a snowmobile safari in the amazing landscape of Kilpisjärvi, and a whale watching safari (December-January) or a Polar Fjord and fishing cruise (February-March) in Tromso. You have several chances for seeing the northern lights as you will stay two nights in igloo ...Read more >
From €2,630 excluding flights

Family Northern Lights break

If you’re looking for an exciting family winter holiday, this family Northern Lights break in Lapland is certain to provide stories to tell for years to come. It’s a classic trip of its kind, with an itinerary that includes all the great activities often associated with Lapland: you will stay in an attractive log cabin, deep in the wilderness, and the perfect place to witness the Northern Lights. The best time to visit is between mid-November and December, or mid-February and mid-April, if you want to admire the majestic aurora borealis dancing across the night sky. Your cabin will have a sauna to warm up after each day’s activities too. During the daytime, you will travel by snowmobile, ...Read more >
From €1,357 excluding flights

Finland activity holiday in Nuuksio National Park

You'll start your low carbon tour at Helsinki Central Railway Station. Your local guide will meet you there and you will head to get your bikes. When cycling through Helsinki you will see a lot of the city and over a couple of stops, your guide will tell you more about the capital city and life in Finland. Haltia Nature Centre tells you about Finnish nature, its seasons, and about its 40 National Parks. You will see not only panorama landscapes but also video presentations, dioramas, works of art, and scale models. After the visit to the Haltia nature center, a guide will take you on a walk through the National Park forest. On your way, you'll stop to pick up snacks of nature. After the ...Read more >
From €1,300 excluding flights