Indian Summer

Indian Summer

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Enjoy a time away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and admire the beauty of the Finnish nature’s various colours in autumn when the leaves turn bright orange and yellow. This time is called ‘ruska’ in Finnish also known as Indian Summer and attracts tourists from all around the world. Of course you start your trip in Helsinki by exploring the beautiful Finnish capital during a guided city tour covering all major sights. Following this you will visit the picturesque city of Porvoo before you continue to the Northeast via Lappeenranta to Imatra close to the Russian border known especially for its rapids. The Saimaa lake district will be your next destination where a cruise especially at this time of the year is an unforgettable experience with a fantastic view of the best preserved medieval castle of the Northern countries called Olavinlinna, host of the annual Savonlinna Opera Festival. Next you are heading towards Koli National park in Karelia, a true paradise for nature lovers. You will find out interesting facts about the orthodox faith which is widespread in this region. Don’t miss to taste the delicious wine from the monasteries own vineyards. Enjoy the breath-taking view of one of the most well-known observation towers Puijo in Kuopio over the beautiful scenery and autumn coloured trees. A further visit is worthwhile to the church of Petäjävesi (UNESCO) west of Jyväskylä. Next you head south towards Helsinki where you should not miss to visit the annual Helsinki Baltic Herring Market taking place beginning of October which is a very popular event for locals and tourists alike.

We will gladly send you the detailled itinerary on request. Of course your programme will be customized according to your needs and expectations.

If you are looking for more action, you can choose from a wide range of activities such as trekking, hiking, canoeing, rafting, quad rides and much more. Just contact us for more information.
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