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.
Arola Farm and Wilderness Holidays
Tulihtaniemi Back to one with natureArola farm
Step away from the reaches of technology and social media updates! Tulihtaniemi is meant for a bit of you time.
Traditional Finnish food at ArolaArola farm
Enjoy the flavors of Finland! Home made bread and berry juice, fish and game
Traditional CookingArola 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.
The Christmas at Arola FarmArola 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…
The Bears and the Winter WarArola farm
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
Step back in time Talvisotaretki Winter War tourArola 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,…
Hevonkuusi Cottage Room with a viewArola 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.
Cottage by the riverArola 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 tripArola farm
Feel the taste of nature!
Bears, Beavers and Local historyArola farm
Added to the thrill of seeing the brown bears, you can also travel to the Karttimo river to observe the beavers in action.
Bear watching safariArola farm
This is your chance to see and photograph the most famous inhabitants of the Wild Taiga region, the majestic Wild Brown Bear.
Arola Farm At one with nature, ArovillaArola farm
Arola farmhouse in the beautiful village of Ruhtinansalmi nestles into the wilderness of the Suomussalmi municipality of Kainuu, north east Finland. Just 2 km from the Russian border, it is part of the award winning…
2 night bear tripArola farm
This is your chance to see the most famous inhabitants of the Wild Taiga region, the majestic Wild Brown Bear.