Live and Cook like a Local

Visit a Finnish home

We offer excursions for small groups into the hear of beautiful Finnish nature. Welcome to join our daily life at our homes in Hämeenlinna or Toijala, Akaa. We eat and cook a soup lunch together utilizing organic ingredients freshly picked from our backyard garden or forest and local shop. Learn to bake traditional Finnish “kanelipulla” cinnamon bun, berry pie or “karjalanpiirakka” rye rice bread. We get into a Finnish forest for a walk. You can feel the silence and the nature. During your stay you are our dearest guest, and we want you to feel at home.

Duration: 4-5 hours

Price: 105 € / person, min 315 €

Group size: 1 – 8 person

Price includes: Your host is present throughout your visit, making you feel comfortable and very Finnish. Instructed baking and cooking in a traditional Finnish way, 1-2 km guided walk into the forest, lunch, coffee or tea with baked buns.  Transfers from and to our nearest train station Toijala or Hämeenlinna.

What to bring: Comfortable clothes and shoes to walk in and a willingness to learn Finnish cooking. 

Availability: Offered all year round. Pre-booking is required.

We offer also customized one to two days “homestays” for individuals in our homes in Hämeenlinna or  Akaa. It is the best way to explore Finland and get to know the daily life of the locals. You can spend overnight in a Finnish comfortable home. We tailor programs according to your wishes as well as the season. You can choose your activities from hiking in the forest, picking berries or mushrooms or baking and cooking. In the winter you can try snow shoe walking. A visit to nearby villages attractions is also possible, for example visit to Finnish desing shop in Iittala.  Please ask for a quote and let us make a suggestion. The price depends on your group size (maximum 4 people) and the period you want to stay with us. Come and enjoy the authentic home life with us like a local

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