Felt Route in Jamsa, Central Finland

Tour Number

Activity Level

141901


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Finnish (fluent), Swedish (advanced)

Jamsa is the cradle of felt products in Finland. Lakes, forests and countryside.


The route is based on felt handicraft and its origins, a visit to a factory outlet of the felt boot factory / a visit to a Arts & Crafts shop, a feltmaking demonstration (experimenting how to make felt) felt exhibitions and other local events.
The route plan will be made based on the direction the party is coming from. The guide is an authorized local guide.
Possible to include lunch.
This tour can also help you find your roots, in case your family were Finnish immigrants.

Itinerary

We will visit:
- factory outlet of Alho felt factory - Alhon huopatehdas
- factory out of Lahtinen felt boot factory - Lahtiset
- in summertime: Jämsä summer felt exhibition (July)
Sightseeingtour
Gallery Kivipankki
Arts & Crafts shop of Tiina Mäki - Mäen Huopaa ja Lankaa
Kievari Rantapirtti Inn - a demonstration of how to make felt
SecondRound shop

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Chartered coach with driver

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: Guide Maarit, who speaks fluent English and bus with a driver for 7 hours

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 EUR - Coffee or refreshments. Please bring your own water.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Soup lunch 20 eur per person

Restrictions

I do not drive when I'm guiding, there is always a minivan or car with a driver (included in the price)

Private tour guide Maarit

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Maarit L.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/Felt-Route-Central-Finland-Tour

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