Lake Paijanne

Relax, explore and unwind on this fabulous holiday on Finland’s second largest lake. This package offers something for everyone including great activities such as hiking, canoeing and fishing. Surrounded by water and forests you will not be able to resist the temptation to unwind in this wonderful environment. A holiday to Finland would of course not be complete without the opportunity to experience a traditional sauna. All the accommodation on this package includes a private sauna but this must be followed by a dip in the lake! A great destination for families, groups and couples alike this trip will offer something for everyone. So, why not explore somewhere different for your holidays this summer? Click on the photos above to take a look in more detail

  • Lake Paijanne

    Lake Paijanne

  • Kullasmarina Hot tub

    Kullasmarina Hot tub

  • Villa Nokka

    Villa Nokka

  • Kiuasniemi Villas

    Kiuasniemi Villas

  • Villa Takila

    Villa Takila

  • Kullasmarina

    Kullasmarina

  • Villa Nokka

    Villa Nokka

  • Kiuasniemi

    Kiuasniemi

  • Villa Takila

    Villa Takila

  • Kiuasniemi

    Kiuasniemi

  • Villa Nokka

    Villa Nokka

  • Villa Takila

    Villa Takila

  • Where
  • Accommodation
  • Activities
  • Flights
  • Extras
  • Prices
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Finland

Lake Paijanne

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

 


Accommodation

Kiuasniemi Villas

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.

Kullasmarina Cabins

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.

Villa Takila

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.

Villa Nokka

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.

Activities

There are a wide range of activities on offer. Simply choose the ones you would like to include in your package.

Canoeing

Canoeing is a great activity which gets you close to the beautifully clear water.

Fishing

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.

Trekking

Enjoy a half day trek on the islands with a guide.

Horse riding

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!

Motor boating

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.

Relaxation experience

Mud sauna treatment and massage experience in the comfort of your own home

Flights

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.

Extras

There are a number extras that we can offer to compliment or extend your trip.

No1 Traveller Lounges

If your flying from selected airports why not start your holiday off in style with No1Traveller airport lounges. These award winning luxury airport lounges offer everything the discerning traveller needs from freshly prepared complimentary food and drink to wifi or even a spa! Contact us today to arrange your access and start your holiday in style.

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

Finnish Sauna

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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Contact Us

If you're interested in one of our destinations, would like a personal quotation or have any questions then contact one of our personal travel advisors. We have personally visited all of our destinations so can answer any questions you may have. If we can't we will find out!

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.

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