Finland for Visitors
Be very welcome to our life in the middle of the nature
Äksyt Ämmät is a travel agency, tour operator, program service provider and online store in North Karelia.
We offer responsible and eco-friendly travel packages. Nature tours for groups of all sizes. Nature holidays with local twist – walking, canoeing, biking, skiing, Karelian culture and food…
Read here how Äksyt Ämmät are promoting sustainable tourism.
North Karelia in Eastern Finland is a place where you can travel safely, enjoy pure nature with all your senses and discover the top attractions without rush. Book joyful experiences and activities online, taste Karelian flavors and find the most comfortable accommodation.
Escape to the nature
You really feel alive in the heart of the eastern Kainuu nature. Wild Taiga’s untouched land, clear lakes and rapids will tempt you to treks with authentic experiences. We offer a rare opportunity to hike in magnificent, unspoiled nature, watch and photograph wildlife, and enjoy cultural activities.
Lake Saimaa – Experience a wonderful holiday in Finland
Lake Saimaa is a beutiful destination in Finland and it will definitely take your breath away. The tourist information offices will be happy to help you to get the most out of your holiday. Lappeenranta and Imatra region is located a couple of hours away from the Finnish capital Helsinki. From Helsinki you can easily get here by train, bus or car within just a few hours. Public transport is an easy and affordable way of travelling in Finland.
A couple of interesting places to stay
Come and enjoy Lietsu Hotel’s welcoming and relaxing atmosphere in Joensuu, North Karelia.
We offer unique and cosy hotel accommodation with Karelian hospitality. Our hotel is located in Joensuu city centre, in Eastern Finland, where you can easily enjoy both town life and outdoor activities. Book above your stay in one of our comfortable rooms.
Warm welcome to Boutique Aparthotel Lietsu!