Äksyt Ämmät

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Updated on March 12th, 2019

Europe’s last frontier…Experience for yourself with Äksyt Ämmät the rhythm of the seasons in a vast, unspoilt landscape of forest and lakes. Explore and join our adventures based at our guesthouse in Pihlajapuu. We have tours for women only and also mixed tours.


Our big old log house is carefully renovated for it’s purpose. Upstairs there are 7 rooms and downstairs 3 rooms. There are lounges and a kitchen and of course a heated wooden sauna.


Hiking – Canoeing – Biking – Skiing – Snowshoeing – Archery – Sauna – a traditional smoke sauna – icehole swimming in the winter by the smoke sauna – Picking up berries and mushrooms and more…

How to find us

Pihlajapuu is situated in North Karelia, about 20 km away from the small town of Nurmes. Our guesthouse is in the countryside between forests and two lakes.

Languages Spoken:  Finnish, English, German, Swedish, French

Customised Tours:  We know Finland – winter or summer, let us plan a trip to suit your needs

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