Cycling by Yövesi for a Taste of Saimaa Flavours and Culture


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A spot of exercise, a touch of culture, and just the right amount of peace of mind. On this trip you will spend three nights and four days by the Yövesi sub-lake of Lake Saimaa, exploring the Saimaa way of life and culture. You’ll stay in personalised accommodation where you can enjoy local delicacies and the gentle heat of the sauna. The package also includes a guided visit to the prehistoric rock paintings of Astuvansalmi, which we will reach by a small fishing boat. This way, you will experience beautiful Saimaa from the water and hear the story of the rock paintings. You’ll also get to create your own art at the last lodging on the trip. This cultural tour is bound to create a special place for Saimaa in your heart. Welcome! Group size: 4-6 Difficulty level: easy/moderate. Guidance: The excursion is independent, includes route info and guidance Departures in summer 2024: 28.-31.5. 25.-28.6. 6.-9.8. Accommodation is available on request at other times also, subject to availability. Price: 600€/person. 3 nights, 4 days. The price includes: - 3 overnight stays (Tuukkala farm, Uhkua and Yöveden Ateljeekoti atelier home) - 3 breakfasts - 1 excursion lunch - 3 dinners - 3 sauna sessions - Boat trip with a guide to the ancient rock paintings of Astuvansalmi - Art with Katja - Excursion info session and map On request: rental bikes 230€/person. Passenger transport.