Peaceful Nature Experiences at Metsäkartano

Metsäkartano is a Wilderness Resort in Rautavaara, located in Finland's Lakeland district where the pure and quiet Finnish nature surrounds you. You can safely explore the peaceful forests and silent lakes, breath clean air and really hear the silence. The spirit of Metsäkartano warmly welcomes you to enjoy and experience the wilderness.

The natural wonders are only a step outside the front door, from the historic trees to the endless horizon beyond the lake. Choose your perfect experience, from peaceful to adventurous, individually or with friends - hike, bike, canoe, and ski your way to unforgettable memories!

Whether you stay only one night in a wilderness hotel room, a week in a holiday appartment, or  at the camping site, be sure to relax with a traditional Finnish sauna and taste the delicious local food after an exciting day.

Video: Meditative Metsäkartano

Families and groups

Are you and your loved ones looking forward to create a memorable experience full of adventure? Or are you looking for a peaceful getaway in the heart of pure wilderness where you can hear the sound of silence?

Discover the unique beauty found in the surrounding nature - both within the dappled forests and sparkling lakes. Whoever is joining you, there are surely activities perfect for everyone at Metsäkartano.

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Camping and Caravan

Remember all the incredible memories you have created together around a glowing campfire? How about the taste of fresh food grilled outside when you are hungry after a long trip?

Find your perfect camp and caravan grounds surrounded by pristine nature and sparkling lakes with key facilities close by. Metsäkartano has a restaurant serving local home-made food and traditional Finnish saunas, so you can always live like a local.

Whether you come in the summer to experience the midnight sun, the autumn to gaze at the rainbow of changing leaves, or the winter to feel the crisp snow, you will find your home away from home at Metsäkartano.

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All Year Round Activities

Outdoor and nature activities are at the heart of our activities - and there is something suitable for everyone! SUP boarding, swimming, canoeing, hiking and biking, as well as cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, altai skiing, ice curling, and a lot more. Metsäkartano has high-quality equipment and gear available for rent - create your perfect adventure by mixing and matching your favourite activities!

Just in case you feel like staying indoors, Metsäkartano has excellent indoor facilities for activities like wall-climbing, archery, Carelian Pie baking, jewellery workshop, and much more. You can even borrow games for indoor as well as outdoor use.

Metsäkartano Winter fun video Check the rental equipments

Explore the Unexplored

At Metsäkartano, pristine nature and various types of terrain like forest and sandy beaches are only a few metres away. Would you prefer a leisurely stroll around the lake or a historic trek to the Giant's Cauldron made from monolithic stone?

Make your way to the peak of the mountain for breathtaking views at "Kiparivuori" and Tiilikkajärvi National Park near Rautavaara, or journey a bit further away to Koli National Park and Hiidenportti National Park. These are perfect for a road trip, cycling journey, or even an epic hiking adventure.

Tiilikkajärvi National Park
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