Culture & Traditions

Services

Finlands big year 2017

Upitrek

On the birth places of independency. A guided tour on the Finland's eastern border allows you to experience the authentic battle sites of the 1939-1940 Winter War and the most important destinations in Suomussalmi and Kuhmo.

Price / person

950 €

Lentiira village tours

Taiga Spirit, nature and wildlife experiences

Come and get to know Lentiira village, the past and the present.

Price / person

35 €

From guesthouse to guesthouse Finnish cuisine tour

Äksyt Ämmät

During this tour you get to know more about Finnish cuisine not to forget also get to know the Finnish culture and the locals.

Price / person

1200 €

Step back in time Talvisotaretki Winter War tour

Arola farm

Visitors to the area can partake in a tour which visits the main places of interest from the Winter War (30.11.1939-13.3.1940). They can learn the history and visit the points of interest during the conflict, including Ruhtinansalmi village and Juntusranta, where the Finnish soldiers were staying when they were alerted to the invasion.

Price / person

50 €

Pre X-mas

Hotel Kalevala

Our private hotel offers you a mini vacation full off program before Christmas. Enjoy with your family an authentic Christmas feeling – a landscape of snow, blue eyed huskies, Santa and his elves, tobogganing, walks on Taiga forest, cross country skiing on frozen lake, magical blue moments…

Price / person

488 €

The Sampo-Rite in Kalevala

Hotel Kalevala

There is a story in our National epic, Kalevala about SAMPO. This story tells how this mysterious Sampo brought a lot of richness and happiness and love to the people of ancient Northland. The story tells also how Sampo finally will be destroyed. But what is this Sampo ? It has been a secret till nowadays.

Price / person

15 €

Christmas Holiday

Hotel Kalevala

Those who believe, they can see elves scampering through the forest and perhaps go to visit the Man himself. This remote area Wild Taiga is situated close to the Russian borderline. Private Hotel Kalevala offers the whole family an authentic Christmas feeling – a landscape of snow, Finnish Christmas traditions and traditional Christmas cuisine.

Price / person

999 €

New Year in Hotel Kalevala

Hotel Kalevala

The beautiful scenery covered with a mantle of dazzling white snow, the crackling frost and the magical winter darkness create a special atmosphere for the New Year’s celebrations. Wild Taiga is dominated by evergreen forests and dazzlingly clear-watered lakes and its misty blue hills, area is one of Finland's best known regions for guaranteed snow fall throughout the winter season.

Price / person

999 €

Hotel Kalevala Restaurant

Hotel Kalevala

Hotel Kalevala restaurant serves traditional and international specialities

Cultural Heritage Tour Kalevala

Hotel Kalevala

Hotel Kalevala's 3 day tour shows the best pieces of the land of Finnish National epic Kalevala and local culture and history of Kuhmo.

Price / person

348 €

The Christmas at Arola Farm

Arola farm

We offer you a restful Christmas with local food,stories about the life at the Russian border,winter war stories. Traditional smoke sauna at the Christmas eve and an accommodation at "Arovilla "apartments. Outdoor activities like cross coun22.12try skiing or ice water fishing

Price / person

429 €

Juminkeko

Juminkeko introduces the oldest folk tradition connected to the Kalevala epic.

Price / person

2-4 €

Theme Days in Hotel Kalevala

Hotel Kalevala

Special theme days are planned for groups.

Price / person

85 €

Hotel Kalevala Midsummer

Hotel Kalevala

Midsummer in Finland is the right time to celebrate the white nights and have fun! With us you can be part of the real Finnish Midsummer. Experience the nightless night when the sun keeps shining through the night. Sauna is a true Finnish Midsummer experience. Later in the evening a bonfire is lit on the hotel beach. Midsummer night dance completes the celebration.

Price / person

198 €