A rented cottage makes an excellent base for just relaxing and enjoing our clean nature and fresh air. Our four very distinct seasons offer different activities. In spring you can observe nature awaking again and listen to the abundance of birdsong. In summer you can admire the light nights as well as swimming and other activities. In autumn you can pick fresh wild berries and mushrooms growing in a clean environment. In winter the white fields of snow are perfect for skiing or snowmobiling. Kitee town and other regions offers a lots of things to do and see. It is easy to make day trips by car to see the sights or you can take part in the events.
Weekly Program of North Karelia includes guided activities around the region! VISITKARELIA
FOR RENT: BICYCLES 5 EUR/DAY, ELECTRIC OUTBOARD MOTOR 10 EUR/DAY
SWIMMING AND BOATING
You can swim in your private beach. These are good for children also. All hauses have own rowing-boat. Make short boat trips to the lake and visit in the small islands of Orivesi lake.
FISHING – TRY TO CATCH THE BIG FISH
Our lake region is idea for angling, jigging and trolling. The best fishing seasons are Spring and Autumn. The most important catches are perch, pike, pike-perch, burbot and bream. In winter ice-fishing is very popular and easy too. We have the local fishing lisence for clients. National fisheries management fee must be paid by anyone aged 18-64 fishing in Finland unless you are only ice fishing, or fishing with a simple rod and line (without a reel and lure). The fee is 7 eur/week or 24 eur/year from www.fishing.fi or R-Kioski.
BERRIES AND MUSHROOMS
You can freely pick wild berries and mushrooms in the forest as you fish. The berry and mushroom season begins in July. This is covered by Everyman´s rights.
KIDS PLAY AREA
Trampoline, sandbox, floorball
HIKING IN NATURE
You can go hiking or Nordic walking along marked forest trails or just walk in the forest. Choose from short hiking trails that takes a few hours to more challenging treks. Kiteen Erä- ja riistapolku, lenght 4,7 km Map Info: Hiking in North Karelia
Cross-country skiing is very popular in Finland. We have about 3 km ski trail near cottages. If you need more challenge you find more ski trails from Kitee town (16 km). The nearest ski centres are Mustavaara (100km) and Koli (150km) for downhill skiers and snowboarders. Info: www.mustavaara.fi www.koli.fi
We offer you the possibility to snowmobile driving through snowy forests and the wilderness in Eastern Finland. Interestig and varied snowmobiling routes are planned with environmental considerations in mind. Snowmobiling offers a superb mix of exhilarating speed, winter landscapes and physical exercise. Modern snowmobiles are easy to handle, and once you have learned the basics, you can also venture out to explore the countryside independently.
You can skate on the skating area.
Here is the link to different activities around us.