Welcome to Metsäkartano!

Call us: + 358 40 839 6350 | E-mail: info@metsakartano.com
Metsäkartanontie 700, 73900 Rautavaara, Finland

Metsäkartano Youth and Nature Centre is a perfect place for Summer & Winter adventures for youth groups and nature holiday enthousiasts.
Metsäkartano is a stunning retreat situated in the Finnish Lakeland, only 1,5 hour drive from Kuopio.
You will enjoy many exciting experiences among vast forests and tranquil lakes. We have strong sustainable green values and we are one of the nine national youth centres in Finland.

Opening hours


Summer daily 8-18
Winter daily 8-15


Summer daily 8-18
Winter daily
Please note that there might be changes in the opening hours.
You can always check: +358(0)40 839 6350.

Video: Metsäkartano in winter Video: Metsäkartano in summer Virtual fam trip to Metsäkartano


Please, contact us! - We are happy to help you!

Metsäkartano Staff

Metsäkartano Managing Director Jari Korkalainen

Jari Korkalainen

executive director

Metsäkartano Mari Kokolahti

Mari Kokolahti

sales & MARKeting

Metsäkartano Tanja Liimatainen

Tanja Liimatainen

programs & activities

Metsäkartano Maija-Liisa Antikainen

Maija-Liisa Antikainen


Metsäkartano Youth Centre Heikki Otava

Heikki Otava

Social youth work, nuotta coordinator

Metsäkartano Youth Centre Sanna Rahja

Sanna Rahja

youth work coordinator

Metsäkartano Youth Centre Maija Jeskanen

Maija Jeskanen

International youth work

Metsäkartano Youth Centre Airi Rossinen

Airi Rossinen

head chef

Metsäkartano Youth Centre Kari Korkalainen

Kari Korkalainen


Metsäkartano Youth Centre Seppo Timonen

Seppo Timonen


Metsäkartano Youth Centre Anne Taskinen

Anne Taskinen


Metsäkartano Youth Centre Heta Malinen

Heta Malinen

youth work coordinator / eastern finland

Metsäkartano Youth Centre Leena Korhonen

Leena Korhonen


Metsäkartano Youth Centre Irma Koistinen

Irma Koistinen


Metsäkartano Youth Centre Caroola Mustonen

Caroola Mustonen

Activity instructor

Metsäkartano Youth Centre Sirkku Nevalainen

Sirkku Nevalainen

Voimaa vanhemmuuteen family camp project coordinator


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