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.
factory outlet of Alho felt factory - Alhon huopatehdas
factory out of Lahtinen felt boot factory - Lahtiset
in summertime: Jämsä summer felt exhibition (July)
"Old Granary" coffee shop and exhibition of arts and photographs- Wanha Makasiini
Arts & Crafts shop of Tiina Mäki - Mäen Huopaa ja Lankaa
Kievari Rantapirtti Inn - a demonstration of how to make felt
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Please specify where you are staying
End location: As agreed.
Duration: 7 hours
Chartered coach with driver
Guide Maarit, who speaks fluent English and bus with a driver for 7 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 EUR - Coffee or refreshments. Please bring your own water.
Soup lunch 12 eur per person
I do not drive when I'm guiding, there is always a minivan or car with a driver (included in the price)