Winterday in Countryside
Are you interested in seeing the daily life here in Lapland, surrounded by snow and in freezing temperatures? What are the daily winter routines and how people spend their free time in the countryside?
We wish you welcome to Willow Field House and take part in our free-time activities. First, we learn how to do ice-fishing on the river ice by the house. After fishing, we enjoy lunch together in our cosy lounge. After that you can choose from trying skis, snowshoes, kick sleds, tobogganing or snow sculpting on a snowy home yard. You will also hear and learn how the Finnish way of living has attuned cold winter and snow. All this is done in a relaxed, caring mood as with friends. There is no hurry for everyday hustle and puzzle!
Available: 15 December 2018 -15 April 2019
Day: Saturday and Sunday
Duration: 5 hours (incl. transportation 2 x 1 hour)
Price: 140 € / person, children 105 € (4-12 yrs), Minimum 2, maximum 8 participants
Includes: Transportation, English-speaking hosts, homemade lunch
Prerequisites: Good winter clothing
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Do you want to experience the relaxed feeling of the sauna?
In this product, you have an opportunity to enjoy the gentle heat of a traditional home yard sauna in the countryside. We introduce you the Finnish sauna culture, tell you how to use it and let you enjoy it with your friends. We also enjoy snacks and hot drinks by the open fire in Lappish Kota. We tell you with stories of sauna and daily life in Lapland.
To the relief of shy ones, wearing a swimsuit or a towel is allowed in the sauna.
Available: All year round by request
Duration: 5 hrs (incl. transportation 2x 1 hour)
Price: 120 €/person Min. 3 (or 360 €), max. 8 participants
Includes: Transportations, towels and body soaps, snacks by the open fire and non-alcoholic drinks.
Winter Wonderland Workshop
Do you want to see and feel how the snow changes from pure white material to art in your hands? Are you interested to learn snow sculpting?
We wish you welcome to Willow Field House to learn basics of snow sculpting. You learn to use different tools to shape a snow cube with the help of the instructor. You can turn the snow cube to your own work of art or shape it together with your friends. Let creativity take you into the flow! Have fun, enjoy the music and snowy winter wonderland during the activity.
During the sculpting, you can warm up by the fireplace. We will also have a warm supper which we enjoy together in our lounge. We tell you stories about Finnish winter and way of life. We are also happy to hear yours. We welcome you as a guest but hope you leave as a friend!
Available: 17-21 December 2018, 4 January-28 February 2019 (Depending on the snow situation)
Time: 10-15 (incl. transportation 2x1h )
Price: 140 € /person. Minimum 2, maximum 8 participants
Includes: Transportation, English-speaking hosts and sculpting instructor, warm lunch
Sauna and Dinner at Hovilompolo Farmhouse
Meet Esko, the local sauna master, in his traditional home in the countryside: enjoy homemade flatbread in a Lappish Kota hut, and relax in the Lappish style sauna.
Get seated at the dinner table – with the blissful post-sauna feeling – and get served local smoked whitefish and dessert while learning more about sauna culture.
Availability: Available on request.
Duration: 3-4 h
Price: 118 €/person (minimum 6, maximum 20 participants) including sauna, dinner and transfers. 236 €/person (minimum 2, maximum 4 participants) including sauna, dinner and transfers.
Moose Safari 2018
The biggest wild animals in Europe! Moose safari is a fascinating nature trip for searching moose, the largest land mammals in Europe. Starting in the evening, you will be taken into the wilderness where we drive on wilderness roads and paths searching for moose. When we spot one, we take a better look using binoculars. This is also a great opportunity for taking photographs or videos. We take a longer break to savor some snacks. As this is a wildlife safari, wild animals are sometimes unpredictable. Moose are wild and shy animals, they can hear humans from kilometers away and be quickly hidden into the forest, so it is possible that we can’t see any moose during the safari. In that case, half of the price will be refunded in the end of the safari. This summer 2018 is going to be a good summer as the population is very high now. Anyway, we need to remember that it is question of unpredictable wild animals! Guiding, snacks and transfers to wilderness and back are included.
Availability: 21st of May – 21st of September
Duration: approximately 5 hours
Price: 99 Euros/ adult; 49,50/ children under 15
Starting time: depends on the month, will be confirmed upon booking
Price includes: Transportation, adventure gear, guidance services, snacks mentioned, organizer’s liability insurance, safari desk support.
Notes: Please inform us about your sizes like length, weight and shoe number in advance for the winter gear.
The meeting place will be at the reception of Hotel Scandic Kemi, Hahtisaarenkatu 3, 94100 Kemi