Activities at the farm and in the surrounding areas
Borrow the farm’s rowing boat and fall in love with the lakeside scenery of Northern Pirkanmaa. Hike in Helvetinjärvi National Park and soak in the impressive scenery with its steep gorges. Enjoy the nature in Pirkanmaa’s largest Swamp Nature Reserve, Siikaneva. Check out Vinha’s bookstore and participate in local events. Fall in love with versatile art in the Serlachius Museums, Mänttä Art Festival and other exhibitions. When planning your holiday in Northern Pirkanmaa, please turn to us for tips and recommendations!
On this page, we have out togeather activities, attractions, and experiences. Some take place near the farm, while others are located in nearby municipalities. Plan your holiday in advance or ask us for advice – you can also find the destinations on a map! Please notice that the map include more destination, such as restaurants and cafes, than the listing below. There are some tips also for bigger cities such as Tampere, Helsinki and Turku.
Activities at Ylä-Tuuhonen Farm
Our beach is located approximately 400 metres from the farm courtyard, and is available for your use for refreshing dips. We heat the lakeside saunas by agreement. Note that during the sauna times the shore is for access by sauna users only.
If you want to get to know the stunning scenery of Lake Tarjanne, a rowing boat and a wide canoe from the shore are at your disposal. If you want to rent the rowing boat or canoe for the entire day, we charge a small extra fee. You can find life jackets in the woodshed close to the sandy beach.
In winter, when the weather is suitable, the farm has a some traditional kicksleds that you can use.
"This place is a gem, hidden between forest and lakes. The perfect place to enjoy the nature of the region. We enjoyed the cozy warmth of the rooms and the way you made us feel at home and welcome with a friendly smile and delicious honest food. This is what we needed!"
Kiitos ihanasta viikonlopusta, makoisista yöunista, rantasaunasta ja vaellusvinkeistä!
Eeva ja Teemu
Attractions and events in Ruovesi
Ruovesi cultural tourism map in Finnish
Travelling in Ruovesi 2023 brochure in Finnish
24th of Nov 2023 – 4th of Fab 2024 Esa Riippa’s exhibition: Eilisen jälkeen
Vinha’s Christmas Market 16th of Dec
26th – 28th of Jul 2024 Vinha’s Book Festival
Steam Boat S/S Tarjanne from Tampere via Ruovesi to Virrat operates during summer
Musiikkia Ruovesi chamber music festival in Ruovesi in summer
Natural beauty in Ruovesi and the surrounding municipalities
Helvetinjärvi National Park and Helvetinkolu Gorge
You can combine the trails (15 km) or walk from Helvetinkolu Gorge to Luoma (+8/11 km)
Siikaneva Swamp Nature Reserve circular trails of 2.5 and 10 km | Ollinkiventie 255, Ruovesi
Ryövärinkuoppa Nature Reserve | Siikakankaantie, Ruovesi (in finnish)
Juupajoki Gorge Nature Reserve | Koskitie 45, Korkeakoski
Toriseva Gorge lakes and nature trail, 6.5 km | Torisevajärvientie 513 / highway 66, Virrat
Isojärvi National Park Heretty | Kylämäntie 1335, Kuhmoinen where there is a summer café
Museums, attractions, and events in surrounding municipalities
Serlachius museums, Mänttä-Vilppula 1st of Sep – 31st of May Tue–Sun 11 am – 6 pm | 1st of Jun – 31st of Aug Mon–Sun 10 am–6 pm
Gösta Museum: Joenniementie 47, Mänttä
Gustaf Museum: R. Erik Serlachiuksen katu 2, Mänttä closes due to renovation on 20th of Nov 2023 and will open again on 15th of June 2024
Mänttä Music Festival 30th of Jul – 3rd of Aug 2024
Mänttä Organ Week 18th – 25th of Aug 2024
Kaunismäki Barn Theatre | Uittosalmentie, Vilppula
KesäVirratSoi Music Festival at Virrat in summer
Dance pavilions in the summer
Vehkakoski | Vehkalinnantie 30, Pohjaslahti | Forestry Fair on 5th of Aug 2023
Virtain hiekkaranta | Torppakyläntie 65, Virrat
Myllyniemi | Torppakyläntie 65, Virrat
Haapamäen höyryveturipuisto | Torppakyläntie 65, Virrat
Matkalla Mänttään tultiin yöpymään ja nauttimaan ihanasta tunnelmasta. Kiitos!
Riikan JoogaHetki yoga
You can participate in Riikka Lauttaanaho’s yin yoga classes Joogasali Alku in Mänttä or in Sointula in Ruovesi. In addition, Mänttä’s joogasali provides aerial yoga and park yoga in summer (location: Serlachius Museum Gösta). You can also book a private yoga lesson for yourself or a small group.
Riikka also offers Tibetan singing bowl therapy for private individuals and groups. She also rents inflatable SUP boards.
Art in Metsämökki Ruovesi
Tiina Lamminen’s summer studio, Metsämökki (“The Forest Cottage”), is located in Tuuhoskylä village, only 3 km from Ylä-Tuuhonen Farm.
In summer, you can work in Tiina’s open studio by advance agreement or you can pop in to exchange ideas on art and painting. Tiina charges a fee for materials used and a workshop fee.
Tuuhoskyläntie 653, Ruovesi (3 km)
tel. +358 (0)50 364 6674 | email@example.com
Metsämökki can be found on Instagram
Do you need help or tips?
Contact us or ask the staff at the farm – we’re happy to share with you our best tips for a perfect holiday!