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Finlands Nature Day and The Sleep outdoors -night in Linnansaari National Park

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8/26/2023 10:00 AM–8/27/2023 6:00 PM

On the last Saturday of August we celebrate The Nature in Finland as well as spend the Sleep outdoors -night. The best way to celebrate nature is to spend time in the forest. Bring your friends with you or enjoy your own time in the landscapes of Linnansaari National Park. You can get to Linnansaari by boat or by canoe/ kayak. You can rent a canoe, kayak or a rowing boat from Oravi equipment rental office or hop on to a regular boat that leaves from Oravi harbour. Take a look at the detailed program below.

On the 26th of August camping ground in Sammakkoniemi is free of charge for all campers. Cafe on the island is open – you can buy coffee and salty or sweet pastries and enjoy them in the nature. You are warmly welcome to celebrate with us!


Program and timetable

Saturday 26th of August

Cafe in Linnansaari is open at 10-18, serving for example smoked vendace, cold and hot drinks and bluberry pie - the official pastry of Finlands Nature Day.

Boat transfer on the 26th of August from Oravi to Linnansaari:
9.30, 10.30, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 17.00

You can pay the boatticket in the reception or buy it online.

11.00 Guided walk to Linnansaari croft
13-14 Art session using nature materials
17-18 Relaxing yoga session and sound bowls
18-20 Public sauna (women's turn 18-19 and men's turn 19-20)
21.15-22.15 Art session in the twilight

The instructors of the yoga- and art sessions are Mariya Loginova (yoga teacher) and Kiia Vänttinen (instructor of creative arts).

You can bring your own tent or rent one (or a hammock) from Oravi reception. In Linnansaari there are other accommodation options as well: Tentsile Stingray and Eco hostel Log huts. There is a fire place and an outdoor kitchen for free use.

Sunday 27th of August

from 8 Breakfast served in the cafe
9-10 Gentle morning yoga

10.15-11.15 Colours and feeling - art session

13-16 Creativity in the nature
Forest yoga, meditation, hiking, forest artwork and drawing on the rocks

Boat transfer on the 27th of August from Linnansaari to Oravi:
10.00, 11.30, 13.00, 15.00, 16.30, 18.00


Regular boat to Linnansaari, roundtrip ticket 25€/adult and 13€/child

Guided walk to the Linnansaari croft free of charge

Art session 20€/ person/ session (inc. material fee)

Yoga 20€/ person/ program

Public sauna 5€/person

Rental tent for 2-3 persons 15€ (pitch the tent yourself)
Hammock + tarp 15€ (pitch the hammock yourself)
Tent place in Sammakkoniemi camping ground free of charge
Log hut 60€/night (1-4 persons)
Tentsile Stingray 60€/night (1-3 persons, pre-hung)

Breakfast 12€/person (inc. sandwich, yoghurt, fruit, juice, coffee/tea)

There is limited amount of places available for the programs, book the programs in advance or tel. +358 44 2747078
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