CRUISES FROM KUHMOINEN

You can join the cruises from the port of Kuhmoinen in Sahatie, in front of the former Euro site.

Landscape cruise to Tehinselä on Saturday 22.6. (Midsummer) and 10.8. from 2 to 5 p.m

Come along on a summer cruise to listen to interesting stories from Päijänte. We depart on a cruise ship from Kuhmoinen’s marina. In the beginning, we will cruise through beautiful straits, you will admire the idyllic Finnish summer cottages. You can see the osprey nest next to the ship route and usually birds too. After just under an hour of cruising, the back of the breathtakingly beautiful Päijänne opens up in front of you. At this stage of the trip, if the weather permits, you can move to the deck of the ship and experience the Finnish lake scenery at its best.

Päijänne is Finland’s second largest lake, beautiful and clean enough to drink. During the cruise, you will see how the opposite shore disappears into the horizon. The cruise ship has a relaxed atmosphere and passengers often chat with each other.

During the cruise, you will learn general information about Päijänte from the captain’s announcements. On the way, the guests are also entertained by the Portuguese Podengo ship dog Riki, who is everyone’s friend. Riki is a kind and affectionate dog friend who loves crunches.

During the cruise, you will be served by a full-service ship cafe, so you can enjoy small salty pastries and refreshments made from the products of your own garden, as well as drinks. On the cruise, you can also buy Toivo Pylvänäinen’s Päijännee hermit book signed by the author, as well as local souvenirs.

The cruise requires at least 15 passengers and pre-registration no later than 2 days before the excursion. Price adults €40, 4-11 years €20, over 100 years free.

Excursion to Erakko island Sat 13.7. at 12.00

On a cruise, experience the incredible life story of the hermit who taught Lauri Rapala to make lures. In a small cabin in Päijänne National Park, think about what is important in life while listening to the stories of the wilderness guide Markku Lepistö, who wrote a book about the life of a hermit.

Join us on a summer cruise to listen to interesting stories about the hermit of Päijänne. We depart on a cruise ship from Kuhmoinen’s marina. In the beginning, we will cruise through beautiful straits, you will admire the idyllic Finnish summer cottages. You can admire the osprey’s nest next to the shipping route and usually also birds. After just under an hour of cruising, the back of the breathtakingly beautiful Päijänne opens up in front of you. At this stage of the trip, if the weather permits, you can move to the deck of the ship and experience the Finnish lake scenery at its best.

Päijänne is Finland’s second largest lake, beautiful and clean enough to drink. During the cruise, you will see how the opposite shore disappears into the horizon. The cruise ship has a relaxed atmosphere and passengers often chat with each other. On the way, we also pass the border crossing of three municipalities. During the cruise, local guide Markku tells interesting stories and details about the surrounding nature and history. You can ask the guide about fishing, hunting and the local history of the area according to your interests.

During the cruise, you will learn general information about Päijänte from the captain’s announcements. On the way, the guests are also entertained by the Portuguese Podengo ship dog Riki, who is everyone’s friend. Riki is a kind and affectionate dog friend who loves crunches.

The cruise culminates at Koreakoivu island in the middle of Päijänne. You walk on the island through the forest on a stony path to the hermit’s cabin. You will hear the life story of a hermit who lived on the island, told by Markku Lepistö. In front of the hermit’s small log cabin, you will hear about his life, about a man who left his home for the world at the age of 10, had adventures on his travels, settled down on a small island. You get to experience the authentic atmosphere of the past and think about what life was like on the island from the 1930s to the 1970s. On the island, Pylväläinen developed a fishing lure and taught Lauri Rapala how to make wobblers. As a result, Rapala developed into a multinational and innovative company, one of the best known in its field. Cruise guide Markku knew Lauri Rapala personally and can also tell the true history of Rapala.

On the way to the island, you will enjoy a delicious meal made from local ingredients
salmon soup or vegetable soup and you drink coffee from the chef’s own garden
with berry or fruit pastries. The ship has all rights
equipped cafe. On the cruise you can buy Toivo Pylväläinen Päijänne
hermit books signed by the author and local souvenirs.
Adults €60, children aged 6–11 €30, under 6 and over 100
free. Meals are included in the prices. The duration of the trip is 3.5-4 hours.

Note! Mandatory pre-booking on 040 50 555 60. Binding registrations no later than 2 days before departure, the excursion requires at least 15 passengers. Wind protection when beaching.

We also make trips to the island by order according to the schedule you want, minimum charge €900, incl. 15 people, additional people €60.