Set in an orthodox monastery by Lake Juojärvi, Valamon Luostari offers peaceful accommodation and outdoor activities like hiking and skiing. Joensuu city centre is 55 minutes’ drive away. The bright, basic rooms at Valamon Luostari have either shared or private bathroom facilities. Some rooms have free Wi-Fi access. Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets are served at Restaurant Trapesa. Beverages, snacks and doughnuts are available throughout the day. Guests can participate in church services and view the religious icons on display in the monastery. Painted icons, oil prints, candles and Valamo wines are sold in the souvenir shop. Leisure options include a sauna, gym and rentals of bicycles, snow shoes and kick sledges. Parking is free on site. The Lintula Monastery is a 15-minute drive away.
Located in Varkaus, Kielonkallio Villas offers lake views and a private beach area. This self-catering accommodation features WiFi. Kielonkallio Villas will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a patio. There is a full kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave. The bathrooms come with a bath or shower. At Kielonkallio Villas you will find a communal sauna and BBq facilities. Activities in the surrounding area include cycling, fishing and hiking. Guests also benefit from free parking. Kuopio Airport is 69 miles away.
60 km east of Varkaus, L.Koivujärvi 20 m (width 1.5 km, length 2.5 km), shallow, hard sand bottom, own boat. Log panelled chalet 2007, living room/kitchen, bedroom 3 beds, bedroom 2 beds,possibility to make 2 extra bed to living room´s sofa-bed, sauna (electric stove), washroom with WC, dressing room/utility room, separate WC, hall, 3 terraces. Storeroom/fuelwood shed. Separate lakeshore sauna, electric light, cold water pipe and terrace. Comfortable, spacious and cosy chalet for large family on shore of small lake. Yard area spacious and light. Equipment provided includes 2 bicycles, 2 pairs of snowshoes, 2 pairs of walking poles, kick sled, rods for worm fishing, ‘katiska’ fish trap. For rent outboard motor (1.5 hp), canoe. Valamo and Lintula monasteries 50 km, Varkaus 60 km, Savonlinna 70 km, horse riding stables 8 km.
Located in Karvio, Mäntykallio Villas offer a private beach area, sauna and beautiful lakeside setting, just 657 feet from Kalliolahti Bay. The self-catering villas also feature WiFi. Mäntykallio Villas include an open-plan living room with flat-screen TV and a fireplace. There is also a balcony upstairs. The full kitchen features a dishwasher and a microwave. Guests can also access BBQ facilities. Popular area activities include cycling, fishing and hiking. The property offers free parking. Kuopio Airport is located 55.3 miles away.
50 km north-east of Varkaus, Lake Kermajärvi 45 m (length 30 km, width 3 km), hard, sandy/rock bottom, boat. Log cottage built 2009, kitchen, living room, bedroom with double bed, sleeping loft 2 beds and convertible sofa for two, sauna (electric), bathroom with shower, washing machine and drying cabinet, dressing room, porch, terrace. Separate wood-heated sauna by the lake 25 sq m, shower and toilet. (Room with fireplace, mini-kitchen, television, radio, sleeping loft with 2 beds, terrace, beach 20 m.) Log cabin on a sunny plot by a lake. Rocks, lawn and gravel in the area. Air source heat pump in both buildings. Steep stairs to sleeping loft. Crib and high chair, outboard motor,kayak,gas grill,bicycle( men and women´s) and computer with internet connection for hire from owner ((please order before hand). National snow mobile route 600 m. Valamo Monastery and Lintula Convent 18 km, Karvio Canal 8 km, Varistaipale Canal 10 km, Heinävesi 29 km, Varkaus 50 km, Joensuu 70 km.
75 km north of Savonlinna, L.Ruokojärvi/Ruokovirta 25 m (length 5 km, width 100 m), part of L.Saimaa water system, shallow, hard sand bottom, opposite shore at point of cottage 200 m, main boat channel passes in front of cottage, own boat. Log cottage 1984, fully renovated 2002, living room/ kitchen, bedroom double bed, bedroom 2 beds, washroom, sauna, open porch. Drinkingwater from a spring 1 km. Fully renovated, neat cottage for families. Maximun 2 pets allowed. Yard area level and partly grassy. Shore faces south and is suitable for children. Good rapids fishing opportunities at Kermankoski, distance 5 km. Owner rents out outboard motor (2 hp), canoe. Owner's holiday farm (distance 500 m) has small animals, sheep in summer. Pääskyvuori downhill skiing centre 15 km. Heinävesi 13 km, Heinävesi monasteries 40 km.
Holiday Home Koskiharju offers accommodations in Säynetlahti. Varkaus is 24 miles from Holiday Home Koskiharju, and Leppävirta is 29 miles away. The nearest airport is Savonlinna Airport, 29 miles from the property.
45 km east of Varkaus. Lake Iso-Rummukka 20 m (length 7 km, breadth 1 km), shallow and deep water. Own boat. Log cabin 1992, living room/kitchen with 1 extra bed, 2 bedrooms with double beds in each, dressing room, washroom, sauna (electric sauna stove), open veranda. Traditional log cottage on a sunny plot.
42 east from Varkaus, Lake Kermajärvi 20 m (lenght 30 km, width 3 km), hard sand-stone bottom, own boat, 2 piers. Wooden villa 2009, living room, kitchen, two bedrooms with double bed in each, sauna with wood heated stove, walk-in shower in wash-/utility room, washing machine and tumble-dryer, toilet, terrace. Separate lakeside sauna 2006 with wood heated stove, wood-heated water tank, dressing room, terrace, electric lighting. Waterpipe from the lake. Lakeside sauna is available during 1.5. - 30.10. Large (4 hectares) wooded hillside plot. Same owner's 2 other cottages are the nearest neighbors. Tap water is spring water which is safe to drink. Gas grill. Owner rents out an outboard motor (2 hp) and 2 bicycles. Guided boat trips available from the owner. Possibility to participate moose hunting. Restaurant and dance pavillion Tulenliekki 15 km, Valamo and Lintula monasteries 17 km, lure fishing rapids 11 km, Kolovesi National Park 50 km, Savonlinna 100 km, Joensuu 80 km, Kuopio 100 km, Tahko 130 km.
50 km north-east of Varkaus, L.Kermajärvi 20 m (length 30 km, width 3 km), hard, gently deepening sanded clay bottom, own boat. Wooden cottage 1981, living room/kitchen, electric stove = mini oven with cooking plate, convertible sofa, bedroom 2 beds, sleeping alcove 1 bed, sauna wood-burning stove and hot water tank on stove, washroom, terrace, porch. separate woodshed/storeroom. 'Earth cellar'. Boatshed. Cottage peaceful located by crystal clear lake. The nearest neighbor and the only visible 200 meters, but distance from the pier to the neighbor's pier is 30 m. Drinking water and hot water comes from their own plot of land. Level and wide grassed yard area apart from steep slope down to shore from cottage. Forest, large stones and fields, also planted berry bushes. Flag staff. Cottage is next to neighbour’s field. Village road 100 m away. Shoreline 400 m. On swimming site and by boat is shallow bottom, small bay, view to lake is bare, part of this is steep shore with rocks. Heinävesi village 17 km, Karvio canal 7 km, Lintula monastery 15 km, Valamo monastery 20 km, Tulenliekki dance pavilion/restaurant 18 km, Joensuu 70 km.
40 km east of Varkaus, L.Porkkajärvi 25 m (length 2 km, width 200 m), quite shallow, hard sand bottom, own boat. Log cottage 2000, living room/ kitchen, bedroom 2 beds, shower room, open porch, upstairs 2 bedrooms 2 beds in each, living room and balcony. Separate beach sauna (20 m²) with dressing room and porch. Sauna has elec. light, underfloor heating, cold water. Additionally, outbuilding (9 m²) with 2 beds, elec. light and elec. heating. Pääskyvuori ski resort 15 km. From cottage to shore quite a steep slope, stone steps down to shore. On shore sauna and roofed grill with window. Valamo and Lintula monasteries 20 km. Obligatory final cleaning 133,33 eur, must be booked with accommodation. Obligatory security deposit 100 €. Payment in cash on the spot.