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The Luomajärven Horse Inn specializes in family vacations and horse travel

 

The owners of the inn offer something traditional, something borrowed but refined, and something new. The Luomajärven Horse Inn offers a luxurious experience 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 Horse Inn’s kitchen. Relaxation, sauna and bathing, unique chambers and fun activities will make your time unforgettable.

About us

Luomajärvi Horse Inn is a small, family owned business, 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.

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, two 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!

 

 

Accommodation

The accommodation of the Luomajärvi Horse Inn consists of six separate rooms varying in size. The rooms are equally ranked and located in a beautiful country milieu in old, logged farmhouses each renovated to contain one to two separate rooms. Each room is individually designed and decorated to emphasize the rustic spirit of the buildings and the traditional Finnish culture. The rooms are heated through electricity and are in use throughout the year. They include a small, rustic minibar and electric kettle as well as instant cocoa, tea and instant coffee. The rooms do not include wi-fi, bathrooms or showers but these amenities are located to the immediate vicinity of the rooms in the main building.

The Accommodation options

  • 1 person room 40€ / night (September-April), 50€ / night (May-August) -only for one person.
  • 2 person room 50€ / night (September-April), 60€ / night (May-August)
  • 3 person room 75€ / night (September-April), 85€ / night (May-August)
  • 4 person room 90€ / night (September-April), 100€ / night (May-August)
  • 6 person room 125€ /night (September-April), 135€ / night (May-August)

Meals are not always available, please ask for options!

Additional Costs and Discount

  • Linen and towels 10€/person
  • Breakfast (buffet) 10€/person -Ask for availability
  • Travel Cot or separate child’s bed + 10 € /day
  • 4 years and under for free if they do not require their own bed
  • Sauna turn for the Inn’s Sauna: 7€/h (1 pers.), 10€/h (2 pers.), 13€/h (3-4 pers.), 15€/h (5-6 pers.), 17€/h (7-8 pers.).
  • Pets 15 € / animal per visit

Romantic Night in Granary

When you arrive, enjoy a nice bottle of sparkling wine with delicious chocolate in the soft light of candles. Wake up to the morning relaxed after sleeping in the shelter of log walls. Enjoy your breakfast served in to your room.

  • Duration: 1 night
  • Group size: 1-2 persons
  • Operated: daily on request
  • Rate: 150 eur / 1-2 person

We can also decorate the room fit for a wedding night, a birthday or an anniversary. Ask us more about our Special-package!

How to get here:

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.

 

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 the variety of two distinct saunas.

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: 300€

The Inn’s 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: 7€/h (1 pers.), 10€/h (2 pers.), 13€/h (3-4 pers.), 15€/h (5-6 pers.), 17€/h (7-8 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: 60€ person/1*, 25€ person/2*, 20€ person/3-10*
*Over 12-year old participant. Children 4-12  -50% of the price, under 4 years old children free of charge.

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: 100€/pers.(1-2participant), 87,50€/pers. (3participant), 75€/pers. (4-6 participant)

 

Book a Special Package

Rustic romance, Finnhorses and old-time atmosphere in a country farm

Day 1:

  • 12 pm: Arrival at the Inn and check-in. After a short break, you will get to enjoy our welcome drink and discover the farm. You will hear stories about its marvelous history at the same time.
  • 1 pm: You will meet our robust horses at the stables. At first we look after the horses and we harness them. If you wish, you can participate in these tasks.Then starts the horse-drawn carriage excursion to the nearby ”Grandfather’s” shelter, where we grill sausages and drink authentic campfire coffee.
  • 4 pm: It’s time to explore the surroundings and the incredible cultural landscape, as well as the nearby nature along the two-kilometer-long guided trail. Along the path we will see some culturally and historically valuable scenery, we will remain silent to listen to the sounds of the forests, and we will enjoy a small Finnish snack produced by nature.
  • 6 pm: The sauna is warm. You can close your eyes, relax, and just enjoy the steam. The experience is made complete by bath whisk made from products from nearby forests, skin healing ointments, and a power drink made of ginger and local honey.
  • 8 pm: The host has prepared a delicious dinner from fresh seasonal ingredients for you to enjoy.

Day 2:

  • 8.30 am: Rustic breakfast is served in the restaurant. We strongly recommend to taste the local bread, the porridge made from fresh berries and the home-made jam.
    Time for farewells.

Duration:  1 night / 2 days
Availibity: Around the year
Price:   250,00€ / per person
Minimum-Maximum: 1-10 persons

Price includes: Linen in the accommodation, meals mentioned in the program, stories about the history of the place, the traditional horsecart/sleigh ride to a lean-to in the forest, wellness path and sauna with its pampering products. Price does not include transportation.

 

Other attractions

Near Luomajärvi Horse Inn there are also other places worth to visit. Below you can find few examples we recommend you visit while staying with us.

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

Ti-Ti- Nalle’s home

The Ti-Ti- Nalle family is bear family embedded deeply to the Finnish children’s hearts. This charming family of cute and huggable teddy bears has amused Finnish children and their families for years and they have become very popular with their music and instructive stories. The house of these friendly teddies is located in the area of the Hotel-Spa Rantasipi Ikaalinen about 12km from the Luomajärvi Horse Inn and is a must-see attraction for the small ones in the family.

See more of the Ti-Ti-Nalle’s House on their website www.titinalle.fi/in_english

 

For bookings and inquiries, please contact Luomajärvi Horse Inn via phone, e-mail or booking.com

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