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.
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)
Arts & Crafts shop of Tiina Mäki - Mäen Huopaa ja Lankaa
Kievari Rantapirtti Inn - a demonstration of how to make felt
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
Chartered coach with driver
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 EUR - Coffee or refreshments. Please bring your own water.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I do not drive when I'm guiding, there is always a minivan or car with a driver (included in the price)