Winter activities

Winter time is magic in Finland and even more in lake Saimaa area, as all the lakes get deep frozen and covered by snow. We recommend that you try some winter activities that give you great experiences. Snow, ice, frost covers all the country. Nature sleeps, but if you pay attention you will see that there is life out there… You can see birds and rabbit tracks in snow… our small friends are there allright, but they are hiding in the snow banks. It is a real winter wonderland. We offer many adventures and experiences in winter time. On this page you find some examples.  Select your favourite and book online!

Ice floating in Frozen lake- “SAIMAA ON THE ROCKS”

Arctic winter activity Lakeland style for small groups. Using special safety suits, we jump in frozen water upstream and float downstream like a cork.  Like jumping on parachute lakeland style.  Safe,guided ice floating session in frozen water wearing a dry waterproof rescue suit. You can get this experience in Varkaus and in Savonlinna. Click on following links for more info…

Ice float in Saimaa on the rocks in Varkaus

Ice Floating in safety suits is an experience to remember.

Sightseeing tours by Adventure bus

This is the easiest way to explore the area in winter and get great experiences. Guide will pick you up from your door, bring on tour, organize optional activities and return back after tour.  This program is available everywhere in Varkaus, Leppävirta, Savonlinna, Punkaharju, Juva and Mikkeli areas. Click on following links for more info…

Winter adventure from Savonlinna

Snow art experience

Snow is a great element that allows to build snowmen and other snow constructions like snow statues. There are even competition about snow building in Finland. This program is made for bigger groups who want to try building their own piece of snow art, available everywhere in the area if there is enough snow available. Read more on snow art experience page

SNOW SHOE SAFARI in winter wonderland

Great winter activities in forest.  Have you ever been in a winter forest ?  The atmosphere is magical.  Birds and animals traces can be seen and followed in snow, and by snowshoes you can go anywhere, follow your own way. Even in cold temperatures, it is warm, provided that you are correctly dressed. Showshoeing is also very good excursive that we can recommend to anybody

Snowshoe safari in winter wonderland near you

Snowshoe safari in winter wonderland near you

  • december-april  (when snow available)
  • place everywhere in Savo area. Forest is exotique everywhere in winter time, and we recommend two options :  close to your place in forest nearby, or in selected natural hotspot of the area where you come by your car
  • Group size 3-8 persons (+12 years old)
  • Fee ask offer via contact form
  • Duration 2-5 hours
  • Fee Includes guide, snowshoes, safety arrangements, hot drink
  • We use quality snowshoes that fit all adult size boots


Fishing is one of the best winter activities. Perfect silence on ice. Nothing moves. Only fisherman with his hopes to catch a fish. Welcome on a guided winter fishing tour with us.  Perfect way to get away from everyday stress on ice. Highly recommended to everybody. Just remember warm clothing, and we provide the rest.

Ice fishing in Savo Finland

Ice fishing in Savo Finland

  • december-april  (when ice is durable)
  • place everywhere in Savo area
  • Group size 4-10 persons .
  • Fee ask offer via contact form
  • Duration 2-5 hours
  • Fee Includes guide, fishing equipment , safety arrangements, hot drink
  • For extra fee available:  nature meal, fishing camp


Santa Claus creates christmas atmosphere in homes and events

Santa Claus creates christmas atmosphere in homes and events

Santa Claus and Santa´s little helper are available to serve you anywhere in Finland in xmas time.  Santa is international and well-dressed, suitable for family events, corporate events and big happenings and everything in between.

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