Polar night and fresh outdoor activities with Sauna culture
Take it easy in the world´s purest country. Breathe fresh air, enjoy the silence and experience the healing effect of the sauna.
Package for groups of 4-15 people.
Arrival to Lappeenranta Travel Centre, by train or by bus.
Transportation from the Travel Centre to hotel Salpalinjan Hovi after 14.00 o´clock.
Settling into the rooms and coffee with sandwiches.
Traditional Finnish sauna experience. Sauna is the oldest and the most traditional healing and relaxing wellness element in Finland. In the winter it is “a must” to take a refreshing snow wash outside the sauna.
Dinner of local delicacies
Guided drama tour round sights of Lappeenranta. For example Lappeenranta fortress from 17th. Century.
Visit to the County Museum
Free time in Lappeenranta city centre.
Lunch prepared on a wood burning open fire.
Sauna by the lake
In the evening, we will go out to dark Finnish forest and listen to the silence. We have a Mystical walk in the light of our own headlamps. We take it easy, and use all our senses and feel the magic off the forest. We calm down by watching the stars and the Milky Way.
Karelian delicacies dinner
We go hiking to the forest with snowshoes if needed. We enjoy the Arctic nature and experience the peace and tranquillity of it with all your senses. With the guide, we walk slowly, breathe fresh air and enjoy the beauty of pure, white winter nature. We also visit the big bunker cave next door to the hotel and there we meet biting bats.
Karelian lunch buffet
Trip to Imatra and Holiday Club Saimaa SPA
In Imatra we have a guided tour. We experience the unique cultural landscape by the river Vuoksi and Imatrankoski rapids. We visit the fantastic Jugend castle Imatran Valtionhotelli, which is the most beautiful building in Finland, a true architectural gem.
Holiday Club Saimaa sauna World’s five dissimilar saunas make sure your visit is memorable. You can enjoy the dance of the fountains in time with music twice an hour. This luxury spa has a variety of hot tubs, saunas and water slides. Saimaa spa is also a visual experience.
Special “Särä” dinner. We will go to Lemi and have Särä, which is a lamb-dish made of over 1000 years old recipe.
Transportation to the Travel Centre
Departure from Lappeenranta.
Hotel Salpalinjan Hovi is a former village school built from logs. We offer you an opportunity to enjoy the historical and cosy atmosphere of our mansion-like hotel in Lappeenranta.
We have six apartment suites, which have been beautifully renovated according to different school subjects. Salpalinjan Hovi is situated in the middle of South Karelia’s beautiful nature and next to Saimaa GeoPark and Salpa line war history sites.
Duration: 3 nights
Price: 870 euros/person, Taxes includes.
– Accommodation in double room or in room for four persons, linen and towels, free tea, coffee, fruit and snacks in the rooms
– Tours and activities mentioned in the programme
Availability: Sebtember – March.
Pax: 4-15 persons
Guidance language: English
Reservations and inquiries
+358 50 336 09 86