The hectic bustle of the cities is far away. Small wonders of the nature are present right from your doorsteps. Explore winter wildlife with snowshoes or try out the real off-track skis. Take a kick-sled and go for a meditative session of ice-hole fishing. After an overdose of fresh air and outdoor exercise relax in sauna and enjoy hearty local delicacies. Balance your body and mind in yoga lesson. Eastern Finnish cheerfulness and spontaneity creates a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.

Genuine atmosphere and outdoor pleasure in the heart of Finland

Famous for its inimitable dialect and jovial and easy-going people, The Northern Savo region represents the essentials of Finland. Friendly nature environment with countless lakes and vast forests combine with small villages and farmlands. There, by a shimmering wilderness lake, lies an yet undiscovered jewel: Wilderness Resort Metsäkartano.

Cosy and quality accommodation, tasty local delicacies, friendly service and an assortment of outdoor and indoor activities guarantee unforgettable experiences to you. Environmentally friendly service is a matter of course, so, Metsäkartano boasts of its Green Key award. Just less than two hour´s drive from Kuopio airport, Metsäkartano´s location in the heart of the vast Finnish woodlands gives you the opportunity to experience magnificent natural surroundings while enjoying all modern facilities you need for a perfect holiday.

Metsäkartano is an ideal choice for those seeking for something off the beaten track.


  • Comfortable meeting rooms (10–250 people) with good acoustics and functional arrangements, and also plenty of team work rooms.
  • A fully licensed atmospheric restaurant seating 200, suitable for any party, and a summer terrace for 50.
  • A peat cabin for social evenings,  lobby, 2 lakeside saunas,  gym, climbing wall, fitness gym, craft workshops, blacksmith’s workshop and many outdoor activities locations.


Activity programs for groups, breaks between meetings or just as recreation for yourself. Outdoor activities such as canoeing, skiing, hiking, games, experiences, relaxation, team building tasks, fitness tests, handicrafts, adventure activities.

Camps and youth group programs are built by using methods from environmental education, experiential learning and adventure education. In Metsäkartano you will learn while doing in nature!

Equipment hire

Snowshoes, skis for trail and off-trail use, ice fishing, rods, kick sleds, Nordic walking poles, bicycles, backpacks, canoes, rowing boats…


A long natural sandy beach, suitable for children; a 3 km lighted ski trail, ski trails/dog sled routes 6–20 km, nature trails and hiking routes 4–24 km, campfire places, nature trail with disabled access, playing field, playgound for kids.