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The Luomajärvi Horse Inn

Specializes in vacations, country gourmet food, activities and horse travel

The owners of the inn offer something traditional, something borrowed but refined, and something new.

The Luomajärvi Horse Inn offers memorable experiences for anyone who appreciates rustic romance, good food, rural atmosphere and relaxation, horse riding and cart rides, a quality time, sports and activity, nature and amazing wilderness tracks.

Unpretentious and comfy cuisine, clean raw ingredients and the love of food are joined in the Luomajärven Inn’s kitchen. Relaxation, saunaworld and bathing, fun activities and unique accommodations will make your time with us unforgettable.

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Vacations at the Inn

We have heard that the reason to visit us is the good food, the sauna experiences, the authentic milieu and the activities. We compiled these “best bits” into wonderful year-round theme packages, combining all of the best elements of each season.

 

Sauna vacations

Price: 210€ / 2 nights

Start day: Wednesdays and Fridays (from autumn to summer)

In the autumn Finland enjoys the colourfulness of the season, we pick berries and mushrooms from the nature and lit candles in the darkening evenings. At the Inn’s sauna programmes, we hear stories about Finnish saunas, sauna elves and enjoy the soft heat and the spirit of old times. We bathe in an herbal hot tub on the porch of the Old Malt Sauna, surrounded by the lights of storm lanterns and the stars.

Programme:

Day one:
– Arrival at the Inn and a welcome drink.
– Guided tour getting to know the farm and the surroundings.
– On the first day we familiarize ourselves with the Birch Sauna’s scented heat, try out a juniper sauna whisk and enjoy a sauna schnapps made out of Finnish herbs.
– Evening meal at the Inn’s restaurant.

Day two:
– Country breakfast is served at the Inn’s restaurant.
– Spare time for an independent activity or getting to know the nearby area, for example.
– The atmospheric dark log Old Malt Sauna is warm, not to forget the heated herbal bath on the porch. We will begin with listening to stories about the sauna and getting to know its secrets. As a cherry on top you get a glass of sparkling wine, cocktail bites and pampering skin care products.
– Dinner at the Inn’s restaurant.

Day three:
– Breakfast is served at the Inn’s restaurant.
– If you would like, there is a chance for an independent programme or activity in the morning.
– Time for goodbyes.

The price includes: welcome drink, birch sauna programme, malt sauna and hot tub programme, 2x breakfast, evening meal and dinner at the Inn’s Restaurant. Sparkling wine and cocktail bites. Accommodation in an atmospheric double room, bed linen, towels and bathrobes. Allergies and vegetarian/fish-oriented diets are taken into consideration free of charge. Children 2-12-years -50% off. Extra fee single room / 50€/ two nights.

For reservations and inquiries, please use the form below or contact us via e-mail

Biking vacations

Price: 210€ / 2 nights

Start day: Wednesdays and Fridays (from spring to autumn)


In the spring the nature starts to awaken from its hibernation, then blossoming into its green gleam at the end of May. Lakes and rivers get warmer inviting us to take a dip into their clean waters. Strawberries are at their sweetest, and the berry harvests ripen. In the countryside the animals graze freely in their pastures, and everything just looks simply FABULOUS! We have chosen the best scenic routes for this vacation package, in order for you to enjoy all of the best elements of the Finnish summer!

Programme:

On Day One:
– Arrival at the Inn and a welcome drink.
– Guided tour getting to know of the farm and the surroundings.
– The Finnish Birch Sauna is warm for anyone interested.
– Evening meal is served at the Inn’s Restaurant.

On Day Two:
– Country breakfast is served at the Inn’s Restaurant.
– Biking in the heart of the Finnish countryside along fantastic routes. You can make a stop at a café or a restaurant or take a dip in a lake. We will let you use a bike (either a mountain bike or a regular bike), a biking helmet and a map for the day.
– When you return at the farm, you get to enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and some cocktail bites.
– The Birch Sauna is warm for anyone interested.
– Dinner at the Inn’s Restaurant.

On Day Three:
– Breakfast is served at the Inn’s restaurant
– If you would like, there is a chance for an independent programme or activity in the morning.
– Time for goodbyes.

The price includes: welcome drink, 2x Birch Sauna, 2x breakfast, evening meal and dinner at the Inn’s restaurant. Sparkling wine and cocktail bites. Bicycle, helmet and map for one day. Accommodation in an atmospheric double room, bed linen, towels and bathrobes. Allergies and vegetarian/fish-oriented diets are taken into consideration free of charge. Children 2-12-years -50% off. Extra fee single room / +50€.

For reservations and inquiries, please use the form below or contact us via e-mail

Midwinter’s magic

Price: 210€ / 2 nights

Start day: Wednesdays and Fridays (from December to March)

When the white snow covers the ground, Finland moves to ice swimming, we switch biking to cross-country skiing, walking by foot to walking with snowshoes, horse carts to sleighs and golf to snow golf. We skate on frozen lake ice. Children build snowmen and go sledding down the hill. We relax by the warmth of the fireplace and the campfire. In the winter we enjoy different kinds of slow-cooked stews and warm soups. How can they taste so delicious after being outside all day?!

Programme:

On Day One:
– Arrival at the Inn and a welcome drink
– Guided tour getting to know of the farm and the surroundings
– The Finnish Birch Sauna is warm for anyone interested.
The bravest can do what Finns often do; they run outside and roll around in the snow naked during the sauna bath!
– Evening meal is served at the Inn’s Restaurant

On Day Two:
– Country breakfast is served at the Inn’s Restaurant
– Excursion into the wintery forest. You can choose from a sleigh ride, horseback ride or snowshoe walking. The excursions are a guided and include a lunch break at the lean-to in the warmth of the campfire.
– When you return at the farm, you get to enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and some cocktail bites.
– The Finnish Birch Sauna is warm for anyone interested.
– Dinner at the Inn’s Restaurant.

On Day Three:
– Breakfast is served at the Inn’s restaurant
– If you would like, there is a chance for an independent programme or activity in the morning.
– Time for goodbyes

The price includes: welcome drink, 2x Birch Sauna, 2x breakfast, evening meal and dinner at the Inn’s restaurant. Sparkling wine and cocktail bites. Guided programme of your choice, including a picnic lunch. Accommodation in an atmospheric double room, bed linen, towels and bathrobes. Allergies and vegetarian/fish-oriented diets are taken into consideration free of charge. Children 2-12-years -50% off. Extra fee single room / +50€.

For reservations and inquiries, please use the form below or contact us via e-mail

Extra spices for your stay? Available for example:

– Maximise your vacation with us. Extra night 55€ incl. accommodation and breakfast.
– You can never celebrate vacation too much; have your room decorated with candles and served with chocolates and sparkling wine 25€/person.
– Sleep well. A night in the tree house +50€/person.
– Picnic basket for lunch 13€/person.
– Rustic and romantic trip on a horse cart to the lean-to, where we grill sausages and enjoy authentic pitch kettle coffee / tea / juice and take in the beautiful Finnish countryside view. 45€/ person.
– Horseback riding into the nature 75€ / 1,5 hours.
– Guided berry/mushroom picking excursion into the forest 40€/ person incl. picnic break at the lean-to.
Snowshoe trip to the fairytale forest, and frying sausages in the shed in the heat of a campfire 25€ / adult, 15€ / child, the program duration is about 1,5 hour. Price includes guide and snowshoes. (At winter)
Nordic Walking – guided walk with walking sticks 20€ / 1 hour
Relaxing massage surrounded by calming music 48€ / 1 hour
– Canoe trip to the scenic Jylli River. Guided 40€ / person duration 1,5 hour. Price includes 2-person canoe and horse cart ride back the start. Level of difficulty: Easy. Suitable first-time and beginners, as well as children over 7 years old whit accompanied by an adult. (At summer)

When contacting us,we will inform you with the seasonal options.

All inclusive Horse Riding Holidays

All round the year!

In Luomajärvi Horse Inn you can ride with friendly Finnhorses in a beautiful country landscape. You can enjoy lunch at camp fire in a quiet forrest and gallop in a white snow! After riding we´ll relax you with a glass of sparkling and with some Finnish cocktail bites before a nice warm sauna. We won´t forget your stomach, it will say thank you after tasting our chef´s delicious dishes.
At the end of the day, you can close your eyes and let the granary´s sweet warmness lull you to sleep..

Please contact us directly with email (asiakaspalvelu@hevoskievari.fi) and ask for the next coming riding holidays themes!

Duration: 2 night – 3 nights
Group size: 4-8 persons
Level of knowledge for the riding: First timers – more experienced riders (level groups)
Operated: 30 times in a year, all round the year
Rate: 340€ / per person up to 450€ / per person

For reservations and inquiries, please use the form below or contact us via e-mail

Accommodation

The accommodation of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn consists different kind of accommodation options in varying of size. In the area you can choose your accommodation for example in atmospheric Granary, in the charming little Manor House, in a unique Tree House or in one of our autenthic Cottages near by lake or river. 

The accommodations are located in a beautiful country milieu, each individually designed and decorated to emphasize the rustic spirit of the buildings and the traditional Finnish culture. The rooms are heated through electricity or woods and are in use throughout the year. The granary rooms, three house and little manor house do not  include own bathrooms or showers but these amenities are located to the immediate vicinity of the rooms in the main building.


For reservations and inquiries, please use the form below or contact us via e-mail.

The Accommodation options in Granary

The personal chambers of the peasant farm are located in the old log buildings of the farm, founded in the early 19th century, such as the Grain Warehouse, Puariaita and Pakari. Each of the six rooms is individually decorated, combining the old and the new. The charming rooms tell their own historical story to their guests. The eyes and mind rest in the rooms.

 

 

The barn chambers are electrically heated and used all year round.
As part of the rustic romantic experience, the sanitary facilities in the barn chambers, sauna, restaurant and dance floor are located in the adjoining barn next door. The distance to the fences is about 20 meters.

 

Romantic Night in Granary for two

When you arrive, enjoy a nice bottle of sparkling wine with delicious chocolate in the soft light of candles. Soak in the serenity of the Finnish countryside. Wake up to the morning relaxed after sleeping in the shelter of log walls. Enjoy a country breakfast at the Inn´s restaurant.

  • Duration: 1 night
  • Group size: 2 persons
  • Operated: daily on request
  • Rate: 195 eur / for two

The price includes: Bottle of sparkling wine, chocolate assortment, Birch Sauna, breakfast and evening meal at the Inn’s restaurant. Accommodation in an atmospheric double room, bed linen, towels and bathrobes. Allergies and vegetarian/fish-oriented diets are taken into consideration free of charge.

Tree House

This magnificent wooden house offers an unique experience.
Enjoy the surrounding nature silence and landscape. Look at the stars and the moon from the big windows while lying in bed. 

Romantic -package in Tree House 135€ / per person one night.
When you arrive, enjoy a nice bottle of sparkling wine with delicious chocolate in the soft light of candles. Soak in the serenity of the Finnish countryside. Wake up to the morning relaxed after sleeping in the shelter of log walls. Enjoy a luxury breakfast basket in the Tree House.

The Manor House

The idyllic, beautiful yellow-tinted main building dates back to the 1930s and houses charmingly decorated rooms are open all year round. The sanitary facilities and showers of the manor accommodation are located in the same building near the rooms.

A walk in the surrounding garden reveals more than 50 different species of trees and shrubs and the most magnificent flower beds. In the museum fence in the yard you can get acquainted with the peasant artefacts of the past.

The Manor House is located about 300 meters from Inn´s main building.

The Manor House Sauna cottage

Under the shelter of the preciously patinated gray log walls, your mind can relax and you will sleep a restful night’s sleep. There is a beautiful garden area next to the cottage, and you may even see cows walking right next door.
The log cabin has 5 beds (2 downstairs and 3 in the loft), as well as a shower and toilet. Refrigerator, microwave.

The sauna cottage is located about 300 meters from Inn´s main building.

Caravan and tent

You can also visit us in a tent, motorhome or caravan.
Price 8 € / person (incl. Use of shower and toilet facilities if desired). Children 2-12 years 4€/ person, 0-1 years free of charge. Please note that electric places are not available.

Additional Costs and Discount

  • Linen and towels 10€/person, bathrobe 5€/person, slippers 2€/pair.
  • Breakfast (buffet) 15€/person (Children 2-12y 9€) – Ask for availability
  • Supper 13€/person, Dinner 35€/person, Lunch 15€/person – Ask for availability
  • Travel Cot or separate child’s bed + 15 € /day
  • 2 years and under for free if they do not require their own bed
  • Sauna turn in the Birch Sauna: 13€/h (1 pers.), 18€/h (2 pers.), 25€/h (3-4 pers.)
  • Pets 20 € / animal per visit

For reservations and inquiries, please use the form below or contact us via e-mail

How to get here:

Luomajärvi Horse Inn is cozily located near Tampere only 66km north from Tampere Pirkkala International Airport and 240km from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The driving route to the destination goes through traditional Finnish countryside with its fields and forests and while driving you can also get a glimpse of Mahnala, which is nationally acknowledged as traditional scenery of Central-Häme.

By bus:
The bus leaves from Tampere at 10.30 am and arrives to the stop nearby around 12 pm. The trip includes one transfer, and the driver will advise you. The bus leaves from the Inn around 9.42 am on weekdays, and at 11.42 am on weekends.

By car:
From ”Tampere Valtatie 3” towards Vaasa. At Ikaalinen, follow the road number 265 towards Kankaanpää. After driving for about 8,5 km, you will see road signs leading to the Inn. Turn right and you will reach your destination. We recommend to look for more detailed instructions from eg. Google Maps.

Also visit the Ikaallinen and Tampere websites. You will find information on localities and nearby attractions there. Here are direct links to English language websites.

Visit Ikaallinen

Visit Tampere

 

The Food

The cuisine of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn is both unpretentious and comfy emphasizing pure Finnish ingredients, locality and simplicity. The rustic gourmet foods are brought to the table with stout experience by the chef and owner Mika Haagmann who mixes simple Finnish flavors and combines them with the hint of rustic elements of French and Italian cuisines. Mika is responsible of executing food themed evenings and makes sure that no one leaves his restaurant whilst hungry.

 

The restaurant of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn is mainly open by order and is equipped with A-license of the Finnish alcohol legislation.

 

 

 

Saunas of the Inn

As the Finns are known for their appetite for sauna we in the Luomajärvi Horse Inn offer our customers a variety sauna experiences.

The Old Malt Sauna

No one can ever be pampered enough! That’s why the Luomajärvi Horse Inn offers traditional forms of relaxation in their own premises. You can pamper yourself with the gentle heat of the Old Malt Sauna and have a glass of cool sparkling wine in the hot tub in the glow of oil lantern and stars.

Duration: 1-3 hours
Group size:1-10 persons
Operated: daily on request
Price: 350€

The Birch Sauna

The INN`s Sauna offers our customers a glimpse of the modern day Finnish sauna equipped with an electric heater. The Harvia-heater in the secure surroundings of the sauna provides the customers pleasant and moist warmth relaxing not only the body but also the mind.

Group size:1-8 persons
Operated: daily on request
Price: 13€/h (1 pers.), 18€/h (2 pers.), 25€/h (3-4 pers.)

About the activities

In Luomajärvi Horse Inn we offer a wide variety of activities to those interested in active but relaxing country holiday. We offer  spa treatments, fitness activities, cross-country riding, skijoring, sleigh-rides, a variety of group activities.. If you don´t know yet what you were looking for please do not hesitate to contact us so we can design you the perfect country getaway!

We recommend for example

Sleight Rides and Cart Rides

The traditional ride to a lean-to in the forest is one activity favored by many. The gentle ”whuss” of the sleigh, soft and pleasant tar waft, warm, felt blankets and the gentle voice of the guide will introduce you the legends of old and the almost forgotten way of life. Enjoy the gentle paced journey through picturesque landscape  of wintry Pirkanmaa, taste the open fire brewed coffee and delicious snacks and let the rhythmic stamping of hooves and gentle snorts of the big workhorse carry you with the northern wind.

Duration: 1,5 hours – 2 hours
Group size: 1-10 persons
Operated: daily on request
Rate: 45€ person (min. 2 person)
*Over 12-year old participant. Children 2-12: 20€/per child.

Cross-Country Riding

The deep forests and vast field surrounding the Luomajärvi Horse Inn offer a perfect getaway and the possibility for cross-country riding. Dive into the scenery with professional instructors ans the sure-footed Finnhorse. Listen to the quiet hum of the trees and fill your lungs with pine-scented air or admire the thousand diamonds on the snowy banks.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Group size:1-6 persons (children must be over 12 years old)
Operated: daily on request
Price: 110€/pers.(1-2participant), 95€/pers. (3participant), 85€/pers. (4-6 participant)

Other attractions

Near Luomajärvi Horse Inn there are also other places worth to visit. Below is one action packaged choice with many options.

Jämi

Definitely a place worth visiting! Located about 10km from the Luomajärvi Horse Inn is the beautiful area of Jämi-ridge and the Jämi activity center. The high ridge area with the surrounding forests offer the customers interested of out-door activities the perfect setting. The activities offered by the Jämi- center vary from fishing expeditions to canoeing or from guided hiking tours to ATV safaris. The small enterprises of the center ensure that you can have as active holiday as you can imagine. So why not pop in to the Jämi-café to enjoy a steaming cup of coco or a frosty pint of ale or try your skill in cross-country skiing in the Skiing Tunnel of Jämijärvi where there is snow all year round!

  • Check out the activities at www.jami.fi
  • A husky farm 50 mins away. Husky safaris for families and groups max 10 people. Riverside Husky
  • There is national park nearby. Seitsemisen kansallispuisto 
  • Finland’s second UNESCO Geopark site is located right in the backyard of Luomajärvi Hore Inn. The status achieved in 2020.”The tower of Lauhanvuori is the highest point in the geopark area. You can see Hämeenkangas, Alkkianvuori and Susivuori hills in the horizon, among other points of interest. The view is generally very flat, which reflects the subcambrian peneplane nature of the area.”  Here is the website where you can find more information of this place. GEOPARK Lauhanvuori – Hämeenkangas

 

About us

Luomajärvi Horse Inn is a small, family owned business.

Luomajärvi Horse Inn itself is situated conveniently near a public road yet still enclosed by forests and fields ensuring the complete relaxation and the pureness of the nature. The buildings of the Inn reflect perfectly the rustic building style of rural Finland in the early 1800’s offering our customers the authentic, rustic environment for a relaxing country holiday.

In Luomajärvi Horse Inn we bring to the customers the values and services we ourselves feel important without forgetting each customer’s personal needs. We value the relaxing and beautiful environment with the hint of excitement brought by various activities we offer. We enjoy of the simple yet delicious food with complementing wines and our cuisine has become one of the reasons why the customers return to us year after year.

And let us not forget our large variety of fuzzy stress-relievers who also make our milieu so unforgettable to our customers. Currently our stables are occupied by fifteen horses, twelve of which are Finnhorses, one Swedish Ardenners and one Shetland’s pony. Socializing with these wonderful horses our customers can spot glimpses of one or two of our six cats, feed the lambs and bunnies in their pens during the summer time and wake-up to the natural beat of a cock-a-doodle-doo.

In Luomajärvi Horse Inn we offer you the chance to let the time slip through your fingers and concentrate on the simple joys of life. The relaxation, sauna and bathing, unique chambers and fun activities will make your time unforgettable so why not stop in for a short ride or stay and pamper yourself by spending with us the whole weekend!

We sincerely welcome you to Luomajärvi Horse Inn!

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