Legends of Moonshine Tour


  • Lintusalontie 1661 A 52200 Puumala Navigate

Learn all about the Finnish drinking culture through time on this guided 2-hour tour in the forest in the beautiful Puumala archipelago. During the tour our knowledgeable guide will let you in on the secrets of making moonshine and how the temperance movement and prohibition shaped the Finnish society and culture. Soon you will find yourself at the speakeasy of Nestori Miikkulainen, a local legend who has had a popular song based on a true story written about him and his friendship with a Saimaa Ringed Seal. At the speakeasy you will experience a three-course wine tasting like no other, surrounded by the purest nature and accompanied by professionally matched canapes made from local ingredients. The tour is available all year round and accommodates 2-12 people. Price varies according to the number of participants, e.g. for two the price is 125 € per person and includes 24 cl wine, a number of other drinks to taste, canapes for each drink, the guide and snowshoes in the winter.