Slow down and make your own holiday snowballs
Welcome to the countryside during Finnish winter. This is a private holiday resort destination where visitors can enjoy genuine tranquility and wind down without a large number of other visitors. The holiday farm owners serve their customers personally. Accommodation in a lovely log house, holiday apartment or rooms. The program includes Finnish sauna, husky safari, ice-fishing, snowshoeing, walking under the starry sky, and preparation of Finnish delicacies.The meals include modern Karelian cuisine prepared with local ingredients. Welcome to experience Finnish midwinter.
Laitalan Lomat Countryside Holidays offers accommodation, food and various program services and excursions. We are located in the beautiful scenery of North Karelia in the eastern part of Lakeland-Finland. Driving time from Joensuu, Kuopio and Kajaani airports is about 1.5 hours.
Valid: 6.-13.1.2024 | 13.-20.1.2024 | 10.-17.2.2024
Welcome to Laitalan Lomat
Baking Workshop homemade bun
Snowshoeing in the woods nearby. Nice and quiet trip, observing animal footprints in the snow, learning about Finnish nature.
Freetime to relax
Evening sauna with Hot Tup
Baking Karelian pasties together
Karelian pasties, a quintessential Karelian food, consist of a thin rye dough filled with rice porridge, barley porridge, mashed potato or vegetables. The Karelian pasty has been given traditional speciality guaranteed (TSG) status by the European Union.
Nordic walking to forest and the village. Hammock relaxing in nature.
Ice-fishing trip to Lake Pielinen.
Ice-fishing is a must in winter, whether it’s a cold day in midwinter or the sun is warming you in spring. A relaxing and peaceful moment, listening to nature and waiting for a bite. The key catch is definitely the perch. After a day on the ice, you’ll feel nice and relaxed, and may even have a bit of a tan on your cheeks.
Lunch in a hut
Enjoy the magical atmosphere of a hut, with the food cooked on an open fire.
Traditional Karelian delicacies workshop. Today we are making berry pies we will have for dessert after lunch
Freetime to relax or visit City of Nurmes.
Hut dinner, which is enjoyed by the open fire in an atmospheric.
Walk under the starry sky. Enjoying the stars and, if we’re lucky, the northern lights.
Guided snowshoe tour to the wintry forest with snow-covered trees and to the highest scenic viewpoints in Koli National Park. The tour starts with a short introduction to snowshoeing technique – no previous experience is needed! On the tour your guide tells you about Koli, its history and culture and nature. You also have time to enjoy the nature, take photos and have fun with your snowshoes. On the tour you experience the magical winter forest, peaceful nature and fresh, pure air. During the tour we will enjoy hot juice from Kupilka cups. Welcome to discover Koli National Park on snowshoes!
A fun dashing through the snow in a husky sled, conveniently in the wilderness!
Join us for a fun actvity! A quick ride with the huskies is perfect for anyone who wants to feel the
speed of a dog team pulling you in a sled. You as a guest get to enjoy the scenery and the experience, while our experienced guide is mushing the team.The tour we will enjoy warm drinks and cookies in the kota around campfire.
Skishoes trip to nature. Skishoes are literally a hybrid of skis and snowshoes. That's exactly why moving on them is fun. Let's try and have fun.
Classic massage 60 min and relax.
Dinner: Suomi-menu - Taste of Finland
Time to hei, hei. Goodbye.
Price: From 2800€/person, 7 nights, 8 days.
Incl.: accommodation doublle room, full board, programs in package. Transfer.
Price no transfer.: From 2200€/person, 7 nights, 8 days.
Incl.: accommodation doublle room, full board, programs in package.
- Ticket to The Karelian style spa
- Horse riding
- Meditation with drumming
- Energy treatment
- Visit visit to The Alpakka farm