The owners are Anni and Jarno Korhonen
The Guesthouse 'Majatalo Puukarin Pysäkki' rests in the Valtimo council
nestled between northern tree covered hills. In addition to the
beautiful log-built main building, there are also the Pihapirtti cabin
and Vierastalo Rinteelä cabin. The guesthouse sleeps 20+6 people.
Downstairs in the main building, a warm sauna and an exotic bath barrel
always welcome guests to relax a little. The smoke sauna and the sturdy
log cabin sauna are warmed up for the guests upon request. The surrounding nature
spreads out beautifully right before your eyes from on top of the
Paalajanvaara hill's lookout spot.
The food Puukarin Pysäkki serves is prepared making the most of the
Karelian cooking traditions. They use organic ingredients and prefer
home-grown products. They have been rewarded many times for their
excellent cuisine. www.puukarinpysakki.fi
The owners of Laitalan Lomat are Henna and Pasi Nevalainen.
Laitalan Lomat Countryside Holidays offers accommodation, food and
various program services.
In addition, the enterprise is popular for family celebrations and camping venues. Dining takes place in the Main Log House (first built in the early 1900’s). The Log House seats for 80 people plus in the summer the covered front
terrace offers 20 more seats, total 100 customers can have feasts in the
house. Evening snacks may be offered at the Dancing Pavilion or in kota
(wooden teepee). Laitalan Lomat is best known for their lovely pets, reindeers! During summer they offer visits to their reindeer farm and in winter reindeer sleigh rides by own reindeers. www.laitalanlomat.com
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The owner of Pihlajapuu is Äksyt Ämmät Ltd., Minna Murtonen.
Guest House Rowan Tree (Pihlajapuu) is a traditional log house which
used to be a village school but has now been lovingly renovated for it's
new purpose, welcoming international visitors. There are ten bedrooms,
seven rooms upstairs and three rooms downstairs, and bed places up to
fifteen persons. There are lounges and balconies as well as a Finnish
sauna heated with a log fire. The kitchen provides fresh local food.
Rowan Tree is hosting holidays and tours around the year. Hiking,
biking, canoeing, skiing and snowshoeing are the main activities! The
owners of the house have many times been rewarded for their initiative
work in travel business and environmental protection. www.aksytammat.fi
The owner of Männikkölän Pirtti is Ritva Ryttyläinen.
Männikkölän Pirtti offers banquet and catering services for special
events at customer’s home or at their own cosy house Männikkölän Pirtti.
They have bed places for 8 persons in the house across the yard.
Männikkölän Pirtti’s ambient and pleasant dining facilities offer a
comfortable setting and atmosphere for meetings, conventions and family
festivities. Karelian food is prepared from locally raised ingredients.
Männikkölän Pirtti is well-know for its delicious Karelian pies.