Lake Paijanne is situated in Western Finland around a 2 hour drive from Helsinki. It is the second largest lake in Finland and offers a great base to explore the surrounding areas of forest, lakes and national parks. The lake is 119km long and is a popular sailing, boating and canoeing attraction for many tourists. Lake Paijanne is extremely clean and clear which makes it an ideal place for swimming and watersports for the whole family. Paijanne National Park is situated in the southern part of the lake and is in close proximity to all the accommodation on this package. It is made up of 88 islands which offer perfect places for camping, hiking or camp fires. Photo Villa Takila
These light and spacious villas sleep up to 8 people and are only a short distance from Padasjoki village. From the terrace you get a magnificent view of the lake, national park and marina. The villas have private saunas, BBQs, boats, wifi, satelite television and a fully equipped kitchen. These villas are very high quality and make a great base for a trip to the area.
These cosy cabins offer everything you need for your holiday including a fully-equipped kitchen, sauna and great views of the lake. They are nestled on the hillside but near to the marina. Sleeping up to 12 people these large cabins make a comfortable base for a trip to the Lake.
High quality, light and modern villas sitting just 8 metres from the water. Designed by a Finnish architect and furnished with high quality Finnish products these Villas are really special. Surrounded by stunning scenery they enjoy beautiful views from every aspect. Fully equipped with all mod-cons but with extra luxuries such as electric heated private saunas, jacuzzi, wifi, BBQ and a rowing boat. Villa Takila offers you the perfect place for an extra-special holiday.
This Luxury villa is located on a private and secluded peninsula and offers the ultimate retreat. Completely immersed in nature with direct access to the forest and lakes this accommodation is something extra-ordinary. This villa is remote and private but with all the luxuries a modern family will need.
There are a wide range of activities on offer. Simply choose the ones you would like to include in your package.
Canoeing is a great activity which gets you close to the beautifully clear water.
Fishing is a very popular sport on Lake Paijanne. Enjoy a whole day guided trip with a choice of techniques in the Päijänne National Park. Crayfish trapping
Another popular activity on the lake is catching your own delicious crayfish.
Enjoy a half day trek on the islands with a guide.
Explore the beautiful landscape that surrounds the lake on horseback.
Mushroom and berry picking
A traditional Finnish activity which appeals to lovers of good local food!
Enjoy a tour of the National Park on a guided motor boat trip. Sailing A peaceful way to see Lake Paijanne and the national park is on this guided sailing trip.
Mud sauna treatment and massage experience in the comfort of your own home
Flights to your chosen destination are not included in your package. However we will always include details of the most suitable flights in our opinion to match your tailor-made itinerary. We cooperate with dial-a-flight to assist you in making your flight bookings. However, flights can be booked independently and through your choice of carrier which increases flexibility and allows you to continue to travel with your preferred airlines.
There are a number extras that we can offer to compliment or extend your trip.
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Prices and Packages
We do not sell off the shelf packages, all of our packages are tailor-made to your requirements. You can choose everything from when you go, how long you stay to what activities you would like to include. Simply contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a tailor-made personal itinerary.
Prices for a 7 night trip start from £899 per person based on 4 sharing.
Highlights of this destination
Taking a traditional Finnish sauna followed by a dip in the lake to cool off and refresh! This experience is part of everyday life in Finland and is not to be missed!
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We do not sell off-the-shelf packages and all the examples you see are exactly that, examples. All of our packages are tailor-made to our customers exact requirements and we endeavour to do this as promptly as possible. Giving us as many details as possible about your holiday requirements will ensure your package is tailored to your personal needs and wishes and therefore will ensure a great time is had by your whole group.