The Finnish heritage guided tour at Seitseminen National Park
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The Finnish heritage guided tour at Seitseminen National Park

Free cancellation
Language: English , German , Finnish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 7 hours to 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy a trip to the Seitseminen National Park, diving into the Finnish heritage, with a trip down memory lane
  • Step back in time at the old Kovero farm as you experience what life was like as you hear the history and see the native livestock and plants that were used back in the day for medicinal purposes
  • Visit the protected Multiharju old forest and go on a hike where you'll be able to spot some wildlife or the tracks that may have been left behind
What to expect

Book your tickets now to enjoy a trip to the Seitseminen National Park where you'll start your guided tour with the option of adding an extra activity. Dive into the Finnish heritage with the current exhibitions and a slide show.

Head to the old Kovero farm, where you will experience the hard working and interesting life of the first farmers, in the wide forests of Seitseminen National Park, during the 1930s. See the livestock found in the Finnish farms and plants growing that were used for medicinal purposes back in the day.

Visit the protected Multiharju old forest where you'll go on a 5 kilometer hike and have a chance to spot some wildlife such as a deer, a moose, a flying squirrel or a fox or the tracks that they may leave behind, as you wander through. Enjoy a picnic lunch which will be served by an open fire after a 2 km walking through the Soljonen peat area before you're brought back to your accommodation.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Transportation
    • Winter snowshoes
    • Picnic lunch
    What's not included
    • Extra food or beverages
    Where
    Meeting point:
    • Your guide will pick you up at your centrally located Tampere accommodation, please provide this information at checkout.
    What to remember
    • Your guide will pick you up at your centrally located Tampere accommodation, please provide this information at checkout
    • Optional services that you can select during checkout to add to your normal tour:
    • Option 1) Sauna bath in Kaupinoja public sauna and a sauna drink (beer or juice)
    • Option 2) Two course dinner at Gastro Pub Tuulensuu with the option of either local beers, wine or non-alcoholic drinks from Nordic Brewery. Your guide will bring you to the pub where you can enjoy the rest of your tour without them
    • Picnic lunch by the open fire includes sandwiches filled with cheese and ham, grilled sausages, pancakes made by the fire, drinks (juice and water) and a hot beverage
    • There is no age limit for this tour
    • This tour is suitable for wheelchair users, please let the guide know in advance so they provide a suitable transport vehicle to carry the wheelchair
    • This tour is suitable for pregnant women and service animals are allowed on this tour except on the sauna experience
    • This tour operates with a minimum of two people and can accommodate a maximum number of 45 people
    • Participants are required to dress accordingly to the weather, please note that in winter, snowshoes are provided
    • The photographs of the photo bank are provided by Laura Vanzo at Visit Tampere Ltd, Business Tampere Oy and the City of Tampere
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Hiking Travel, Hit
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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