Nature Holidays

Rewinding Nature Holiday in Liesjärvi and Torronsuo National parks

Explore the wonders of Finnish nature, enjoy the great outdoors in nature and take a gastronomic journey to forests and lakes to find tasty mushrooms and fresh wild food. Be rewinded!

This holiday is truly a nature explore´s dream come true. You will hike in Liesjärvi and Torronsuo national parks. Enjoy the self-guided hiking trip to Korteniemi Heritage house, where you´ll learn how Finns lived a century ago. Hike the old crofters' paths to explore the surrounding scenic forests and lakes and enjoy the fresh air. Next day our guide will take you to scour our vast forest and lakes to find wild super food and ingredients of other products like shampoo and soap. Our nature offers you wild super food even in wintertime. The long summer days and purity of nature enhances the aromas and pigments in wild food. In Torronsuo national park we enjoy the contrasts of the allure of Finnish nature. During summer and autumn we hike and experience the warm, bright lights of nightless night which are replaced by an explosion of colours in autumn. In wintertime we snowhike in the nature covered by snow.  In April and October we head to see many migrating cranes and geese.

Itinerary

Day 1: Individual arrivals

Welcome to Eerikkilä Sports and Outdoor Resort. Downshifting and relaxing individually

Day 2: Rewinding by hiking in Liesjärvi National park, self-guided hiking trip

Pack your backpack and swimming suit and head to Liesjärvi National Park, which is only few kilometers from Eerikkilä.  Liesjärvi national park is covered by dense forest, and there you can enjoy the fresh air and the scent of spruce and pine. You can spend the whole day here by exploring spruce mires, ridges, shores and beautiful lake landscape within the National Park. The best known natural sight is the low sandy shored Kyynäränharju Ridge. There are lean-to shelters and open fireplaces to enjoy your lunch. And you might want to dip in the lake.

Day 3: Finding wild food from nature – a guided trip to forests and lakes 4 hrs

Finland is a haven of clean and naturally nutrient rich super foods. Your gastronomic journey starts in the morning and depending on season you will walk through the forest or go to frozen lake. You can taste wild herbs, blueberries, cranberries or cloudberries, or catch fish straight from pure lake. Even in wintertime when lakes are covered by ice. You will learn the secrets of Finnish wild food, some traditional Finnish recipies and wild food traditions. After picking Finnish superfoods, it´s time to prepare lunch of them on open fire.

Day 4: The ancient times of Torronsuo National Park – a guided hiking trip 6 hrs

The most magical time of the day is very early in the morning when we wake up early together with the rising sun. The light of the sky is amazing when the nature wakes up. In Torronsuo National Park you`ll enjoy breakfast on open fire and witness the magical moment when the night breaks into the new day. Your guide will take you back to the time of ancient healers and old trade route.   You´ll spend the day hiking, birding or snowshoeing and hearing stories about history and wonders of nature. You will also enjoy the silence of the nature and sometimes all you hear here his your breathing. The price includes morning coffee and lunch in the nature.

Level: Easy to moderate. The trails are well kept and mostly easy to hike.

Price: from 378 € / per person

Including: accomodation 3 nts in holiday apartment ( min. 2 pers sharing), breakfast, programme, use of sport facilities, rental equipment and saunas.

Season 2018: upon reguest for groups 4 - 20 persons.
Season 2019: Guaranteed departures tba

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