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Virtual FAM Trip
Northern Savo Lakeland

Program and registration
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Discover Northern Savo Lakeland online

Unfortunately a FAM trip to the Northern Savo Lakeland - is currently not possible. To learn more about the region, we are organizing a virtual fam trip on 10th and 11th June 2021. The destination and local companies introduce themselves and present online what to look forward to in the Northern Savo Lakeland region. Come with us on a virtual trip to the Northern Savo Lakeland in Finland!

Northern Savo Lakeland - Finland

Northern Savo is a unique, easy to reach destination during all seasons. Our region is known for its joyful activities, vibrant events, rich culture and friendly hospitality. Here you can experience nature and city life - all spiced with savonian humor and lively attitude.

Online experience for tour operators

The aim of the virtual FAM trip is getting to know the destinations, products and services. Therefore, suppliers of the region present their products and services in pre-produced videos. The virtual FAM trip is realized on one day.

Participation in the virtual fam trip

The virtual fam trip is aimed at tour operators from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium. Participation is free of charge. Of course also several colleagues of a company can participate in the virtual fam trip.

To participate you only have to fill out the form below. The link to participate will be sent by mail before the virtual fam trip, no software has to be downloaded. However, a good internet connection is required, as well as the possibility to play sound.

Virtual communication

In addition to the video presentation of the region and companies, there will also be the opportunity to exchange ideas with local suppliers after each module. You as a tour operator can directly ask the providers any questions you may have. They are connected via video and are available to answer your questions.

Contact

Northern Savo Lakeland

Teija Neuvonen
Senior Advisor 
Tel. +358 40 626 8380
teija.neuvonen@savogrow.fi
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Program

Thursday 10th June 2021:

Time zone of the event: Central European Times

Module 1
  • 09.00 - 09.45 h
    Northern Savo Lakeland, Kuopion Saana, Puijo Peak
Module 2
  • 10.00 - 10.45 h
    Lapland Hotels Kuopio,  Golden Dome, Metsäkartano

Friday 11th June 2021:

Time zone of the event: Central European Times

Module 3
  • 09.00 - 09.45 h
    Tahko, Koivumäen Kartano, OSH Puijonsarvi, Rauhalahti,
Module 4
  • 10.00 - 10.45 h
    Jokiniemi, Boutique Hotel SawoHouse, Ruukin Tupa, Vesileppis – Moomin Ice Cave

Northern Savo Lakeland

Northern Savo is a unique, easy to reach destination during all seasons. Our region is known for its joyful activities, vibrant events, rich culture and friendly hospitality. Here you can experience nature and city life - all spiced with savonian humor and lively attitude.
Breathe in fresh air, walk among our pure nature, feel the sereneity of our ancient forests, swim in our thousands of lakes, find out the secret of our sacred sauna. See the cycle of the year, discover every season. Find your own piece of Lake and peace of mind.

Contact: Teija Neuvonen

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Kuopion Saana

Kuopion Saana combines Finnish sauna experience, excellent restaurant services as well as numerous events and activities in one location. These services together with the exceptional architecture and unique location right by the Kallavesi lake, makes the Saana one of the most interesting place to visit in Lakeland area. You can relax in our spa, that has a 30-seat mixed-gender sauna, an indoor hot tub, an experience shower and heated loungers. The outdoor area of the spa has a smoke sauna and two heated pools. After 2 hours sauna experience it´s time to taste the great dishes of the Saana restaurant. The tasty food is generated from high-quality raw materials, which have been provided by local producers always when possible. Beside the local food, Saana offers also a wide range of local drinks. The RPS Brewery and Lingnell & Piispanen distillery are situated under 1 km from the Saana. 

Contact: Karoliina Rnjak

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Puijo Peak

Welcome to Puijo – where forest, fun and locally-grown food come together to create unforgettable experiences. Exciting year-round activities, world-class cuisine and stunning panoramic Lakeland views from Puijo Tower. Puijo Tower and restaurants are open all year round. Top activities: scenic private lunch for groups, virtual ski jump experience, visit at Puijo HS127 Ski jumping tower, guided tour on Puijo and Puijo Tower, guided tour with snowshoes, husky sledge ride.

Contact: Pekka Niemilä

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Lapland Hotels Kuopio

Lapland Hotels Kuopio and Gallá Kitchen Bar invites You to experience Lapland in Kuopio. Lapland Hotels Kuopio draws its strength from the crisp clear northern winters and the summer’s warmth among the fells. The ambiance in our rooms is a tribute to the cosy atmosphere and top-notch quality that are characteristic of the North. Everything is built around dream-like northern moments that you can enjoy in the unique, custom-made beds of our hotel. In our magnificent setting, visitors can take a seat by the fireplace and take a tour of the vast open landscape of the North

Contact: Miia Siltala

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Spa Hotel Rauhalahti

Spa Hotel Rauhalahti is located 5 km south from Kuopio on Lake Kallavesi in Rauhalahti holiday resort. Rauhalahti is easy to reach from the city center (local bus service) and a large shopping centre Matkus is 7 km south from Rauhalahti. Spa Hotel rooms, new studios, apartments. All congress facilities. Spa with pools and saunas and variety of treatments. Gym, fitness hall, workout lessons. Nature activities: nature path, lean-to, guidance for groups. Equipment hire (skiis, canoes, bikes). Buffets & à la carte, live music, dance/karaoke evenings. 600 m from the hotel there is a unique lumberjack’s lodge Jätkänkämppä which offers traditional, public smoke sauna evenings for individuals with delicious traditional buffet, live accordion music and the visit in the real smoke sauna. In summer also huge lumberjacks’ show. Jätkänkämppä and smoke sauna on request for groups. Rauhalahti Resort offers riding, bowling, minigolf, padel & tennis, skiing track, boat services.

Contact: Liisa Koponen

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Restaurant and manor Koivumäen Kartano

Since 1792 In Koivumaki farm people has been living as a part of Finnish nature and culture, by seasons, enjoying fresh food, beautiful atmosphere and peace. Also now days Koivumaki Manor will serve you the best local food from our area. You can also enjoy beauty and old style of the historically manor in countryside of Kuopio Finland Lakeland. Manor is opening at summertime and before the Christmas and all year around for groups by appointment. We have a passion, professionalism and the best service, we are listening tone of heart, bind to tradition.

Contact: Sari Mielonen

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Boutique Hotel Sawohouse

Boutique Hotel SawoHouse is located 7 kilometers South from Kuopio city center near Matkus shopping center. Small and idyllic family based hotel with beautiful wooden houses create a unique environment for our individually decorated hotel rooms. Hotel restaurant offers an immersion to Finnish, local and seasonal food with Spanish twist. SavoHouse is offering a total of 18 rooms /35 beds. The room types vary between standard single, standard double, superior double room, family room and superior family room. Other services at SawoHouse comprise a restaurant, a bar, a café, a summer terrace, sauna, the wellness centre Satumaiset Hyvinvointipalvelut, the golf simulator Passion Golf Studio, meeting rooms and an event center (outdoor concerts, music club open weekends).

Contact: Minna Sairberg

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Tahko

Tahko is an active ski resort and a year-round holiday destination in the middle of Finland. World-class ski slopes, soothing lakes situated in pure natural surroundings, diverse facilities, colorful events and a joyous atmosphere will charm families, friends and business travelers alike. The central location means you’ll spend more time enjoying yourself than worrying about travelling. Once you’re here, Tahko’s diverse activities and experiences are all easy to reach. For those who appreciate time in nature, Tahko will no doubt become a favorite destination year after year. The nearest large city, Kuopio, is only less than an hour’s drive away, so Kuopio’s vibrant city life, the best shopping, colorful cultural experiences and the city’s attractions are at your fingertips.

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Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi

The beauty of Kuopio's life glows in nature, in the marketplace and in the people of Savonia. Puijonsarvi is the largest hotel in Eastern Finland, where the atmosphere is warm and cozy, with a relaxed atmosphere. The comfort of our guests is a passion for us, and we want you to feel like home by offering the best hospitality. Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi is located in the middle of the city events, near by the most beautiful nature, Savo marketplace, and right in the vicinity of the bluish Kallavesi.

Contact: Jukka Hyttinen

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Jokiniemen Matkailu

Jokiniemen Matkailu is a family owned rural tourism business about 50km north of Kuopio. We have 7 lakeside cottages and 6 comfortable rooms. Total 38 beds, of which 21 available also in winter.. Most of the cottages are available from may to october. They are typical finnish "mökki" with nice facilities like sauna, shower, toilet, kitchen, boat and best of all: peaceful location and own privacy. Two cottages are open round the year. "Koukku" is a new cottage for customers, who appreciate high quality. "Ankkuri" has a unique location at the top a peninsula and view on the northern sky, great place for aurora watching. Guesthouse Haavi is a nice alternative for small groups and individual travellers on a roadtrip. All 6 rooms have their own bathroom, TV and free wi-Fi and access to balcony with lakeview. There is kitchen, sauna and jacuzzi in the guesthouse as well.

Contact: Marita Lähdesmäki

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Hotel Golden Dome

Hotel Golden Dome is an international, quality hotel with a unique and personal atmosphere. Under our dome you will find accommodation and catering services well-suited for work and leisure. The hotel is situated in Iisalmi town centre, at a quiet location by Kirkkopuisto park. The services, diverse attractions and places to visit in Iisalmi town centre are only a short distance away.

Contact: Miia Nevalainen

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Metsäkartano

Come and join an adventure in the deep shades of the forest and in the bright glittering of the lake in Metsäkartano Youth and Nature Centre, where the air is as clean as it can get and where you really can hear the sound of silence. Go on a guided nature expedition snowshoeing or hiking on forest trails, and have a rest by a campfire after a relaxing sauna bath. Feel the life rushing in your veins after dipping in a lake, or have the gentle waves carry your canoe on a warm summer day. Five holiday apartments, two guesthouses and a restaurant as well as plenty of facilities for activities. Metsäkartano is located only 1,5 hours from Kuopio airport and it is suitable for groups (10-60pax) and individuals.

Contact: Mari Kokolahti

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Ruukin Tupa

Ruukin Tupa is a small but vivid travel business located in the middle of wilderness runned by our family.
Our main services are different kind of accommodation, summer cafe, pub and restaurant, catering and outdoor activities.
We are surrounded by numerous lakes, rivers, ponds and swamps. They offer our guests great opportunities to engage in a variety of activities on their own or with guidance. With us you get to enjoy all four seasons.
We are an ideal destination for families with children and couples and groups of friends of all ages.
In our stunning scenery and setting you are truly a part of nature. At the same time you will be able to enjoy quality villa accommodation or the feeling of a desert hut. Once you will find us, you will come again.

Contact: Henri Jauhiainen
 
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Vesileppis – Moomin Ice Cave

Vesileppis is surrounded by natural beauty and close to great recreational opportunities. Facilities include great opportunities for relax and sport for individual as well for groups. Activities as fitness center, spa, a NHL-sized hockey and skating rink and the largest underground winter world where Moomin Ice cave is situated also. Indoor skiing arena from August to begin December and Moomin Ice Cave (26th December to end of July). Not only the Moomin ice sculpture exhibit waits in the cave, but also lots of other wintry fun also. Vesileppis associates with innumerable sports facilities that together form a complete service for you whether you're a recreational fitness enthusiast, a professional athlete or just want a relaxing but active holiday. In the Sports supercenter we arrange training camps and relaxing sports holidays for corporate customers, sports teams and individual athletes alike.

Contact: Anne Lantto

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Hiekka Booking

Hiekka Booking ist auf die Vermietung von Ferienhäusern im Herzen des Feriengebiets Hiekkasärkät spezialisiert. Die Auswahl an Unterkünften umfasst Wohnungen in allen Arten und Größen und für alle Zwecke. Einige der Optionen lassen sich leicht für einen gemeinsamen Wellness-Tag umfunktionieren, oder in Räumlichkeiten für Meetings oder Saunaabende. Für diejenigen, die mit einer Gruppe reisen, stellt Hiekka gerne mehrere Ferienwohnungen nebeneinander zur Verfügung.

Kontakt: Sami Alakotila

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Hotel Rantakalla

Rantakalla ist ein charmantes Hotel am Meer. Diese hochwertige und gemütliche Einrichtung bietet einen erstaunlichen Blick über die Dünen. Das Hotel Rantakalla ist ebenfalls ideal für Tagungen, Feiern und Veranstaltungen für 2-150 Personen, einschließlich Catering und Aktivitäten.

Kontakt: Raija Eskola-Valli

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Restaurant Pihvitupa 

Das Steakhouse Pihvitupa ist ein ansprechendes À-la-carte-Restaurant inmitten der Sanddünen von Kalajoki. Es ist bekannt für seine leckeren Steaks und die exzellenten Weine. Hier finden Gäste eine einzigartige Atmosphäre, Gastfreundlichkeit und köstliches Essen direkt im Herzen der Dünen von Kalajoki. Das Haupthaus des Restaurants wurde aus den vor etwa 100 Jahren gefällten und bearbeiteten Baumstämmen einer alten Schule gebaut. Es umfasst 40 Sitzplätze. Darüber hinaus steht ganzjährig ein Wintergarten mit 90 Sitzplätzen zur Verfügung.

Kontakt: Tarja Leppilampi

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Langin Kauppahuone

Das wunderschön renovierte Café und Boutique-Hotel aus dem 19. Jahrhundert liegt direkt am Pekka-Platz und beherbergt auch einen Shop und Showroom für die finnische Marke Utua. Das Handelshaus setzt die 200 Jahre alte Tradition der Kaufmannshäuser fort und erzählt auch Geschichten aus dem Leben der Bewohner und historischer Personen. Johan Lang, der Erbauer des Hauses, Mäzen und Kaufmann, war einst einer der größten Kaufleute Finnlands.

Kontakt: Piia Vähäsalo

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Registration

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