WILD NORDIC NATURE
Top Ten Activities from Finland.
Summer > Well-being Magic
A relaxing, guided trip that will familiarise you with traditional Finnish life
Take a break from hectic pace of modern life and immerse yourself in Finnish nature, easing your stresses away. Explore Finnish forests and the beautiful Baltic coast, enjoy traditional Finnish saunas and eat pure, fresh, healthy, wild food. During this trip, you can fish, row, enjoy swim in a beautiful wilderness lake.
Delight in the pristine natural environment and experience the magical sound of silence. Finland’s Nordic Taiga forests are full of wild food and, during this trip, you will forage for seasonal wild berries, mushrooms and herbs before cooking them over an open fire.
Along the way, you’ll learn about Finnish mythology, herb traditions, healty and well-being from the nature with natureguide and -terapist.
Day 1 Rowing to island of wilderness lake
Research tells us about the many benefits of immersing ourselves in nature and spending time in the forest and wilderness lake.
Finland is also the land of lakes and islands; there are more than 180,000 lakes and almost as many islands.
Cottage life is an important part of Finnish culture and the best way to experience it is to spend time by the water, ideally on an island.
Cottage life is leisurely; it enables you to experience peace, silence and be surrounded by nature.
In the island we can live like Finns in their summerhouses.
Smoked fish is something that Finns love to eat and the waterways are crystal clear, ensuring that the fish you catch for supper is fresh, healthy and delicious.
Under the midnight sun, you can see nature in all its glory around the clock - a truly magical experience!
Day 2 Forest- Swamp
Forest - Foraging for forests fruits
More than 70 per cent of Finland is covered in forest, making it the world’s most forested country. Its forests are large, well cared for and peaceful places for everyone to enjoy.
Finnish people place great importance on their freedom to roam, which ensures that everyone can wander, pick berries and mushrooms, fish and camp in the forests.
Enjoy a peaceful wander in the forest, allowing it to fill you with peace and silence. Take a little break and lay down on the moss to relax. It will reduce your blood pressure and give you peace of both mind and body.
You can pick herbs, berries and mushrooms - the fresh, clean and powerful fruits of the forest.
Finland is called Suomi in Finnish language and its means land of swamps. They are beautiful place with speacial nordic plants and berries, like cloudberries and cranberries.
We’ll spend the evening in a traditional Lappish-style tee-pee, where we will cook wild food over an open fire, and learn about traditional healing and Finnish mythology.
Day 3 Wild Herb fucion and cream
Beautiful Nordic nature provides us with versatile and healthy food.
Many common plants can make a delicious and healthy addition to your meals. Wild herbs have been used for their medicinal benefits through the centuries.
They’re also used to enhance the experience and benefit your skin.
Wild Nordic Nature
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