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Arola Farm is located near the Russian border and Martinselkonen Nature Reserve. Hossa, the 40th nationalpark of Finland is 45 km from Arola. They organize guided bear watching tours from May till August. You can watch and photograph the life of the wild bears from the safety and comfort of purpose-built log cabins. They are equipped with seats, beds and WC. In addition to bears you might also see white-tailed eagles and elks.

Nearby Hossa Nationalpark offer great possibilities for hiking, canoeing, skiing and fishing. For fishermen River Karttimojoki is also worth a visit.

The farm is famous for traditional country food supplied by their kitchen garden, and the surrounding countryside and forests. The farm also has a fully equipped two bedroomed cottage Hevonkuusi by River Taivaljoki. The cottage is perfect for a longer holiday. In Arovilla there are two semi-detached apartments, both apartments have their own bathing facilities, sauna and a communal living area.

Contact

Arola Farm and Wilderness Holidays
Helena Seppänen
Arolantie 5
89920 Ruhtinansalmi

www.arolabear.fi

Products

Tulihtaniemi Back to one with nature

Arola farm

Step away from the reaches of technology and social media updates! Tulihtaniemi is meant for a bit of ‘you time’.

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starting from

50 €

Traditional Finnish food at Arola

Arola farm

Enjoy the flavors of Finland! Home made bread and berry juice, fish and game

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15 €

Traditional Cooking

Arola farm

It is possible to spend a hole week cooking meals,making finnish bread,learn to heat the oven by wood for baking. Using berries for the desserts.

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starting from

690 €

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…

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starting from

429 €

The Bears and the Winter War

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A guided tour to the village Ruhtinansalmi and Juntusranta battle sites and bear watching safari:more info www.finland-product-manual.com/fitgit-s-step-back-in-time-winter-war-tour.html

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260 €

Step back in time Talvisotaretki Winter War tour

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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,…

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50 €

Hevonkuusi Cottage Room with a view

Arola farm

This cottage is near the river and not overlooked by any other cabins. You can also take advantage of abundant berry crops in the nearby fields.

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starting from

100 €

Cottage by the river

Arola farm

Log cabin by the river have 2 bedrooms ,kitchen-living room and a bathroom with a sauna, also separate sauna by the river and a grill house

Berry picking trip

Arola farm

Feel the taste of nature!

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starting from

20 €

Bears, Beavers and Local history

Arola farm

Added to the thrill of seeing the brown bears, you can also travel to the Karttimo river to observe the beavers in action.

Price / person
starting from

340 €

Bear watching safari

Arola farm

This is your chance to see and photograph the most famous inhabitants of the Wild Taiga region, the majestic Wild Brown Bear.

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starting from

80 €

Arola Farm At one with nature, Arovilla

Arola farm

Arola farmhouse in the beautiful village of Ruhtinansalmi nestles into the wilderness of the Suomussalmi municipality of Kainuu, north east Finland. Just 9 km from the Russian border, it is part of the award winning…

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starting from

40 €

2 night bear trip

Arola farm

This is your chance to see the most famous inhabitants of the Wild Taiga region, the majestic Wild Brown Bear.

Price / person
starting from

210 €

Wild Taiga winter