History tour in the ridge area

Join the cultural walk with historian, docent Jyrki Paaskoski and hear the magnificiant history of Punkaharju Ridge area and the oldest hotel in Finland, Hotel Punkaharju!


Torsten Rancken Punkaharju Ridge Area Forest Museum Lusto
Luston kokoelma/Torsten Rancken

Hotel Punkaharju is the oldest hotel in Finland still operating the same place – since 1845. The cultural walk, which is about 2.5 km long, introduces the unique history and nature of
Punkaharju under the guidance of the historian, docent Jyrki Paaskoski. During the walk, the guide
tells about the fascinating history of Hotel Punkaharju, the scientific and artistic travelers, the
soldiers of different centuries and the decision to protect Punkaharju issued by the Russian Emperor Alexander I.

Languages: Finnish, English

Availability: April-October
Duration: 1,5–2 hrs
Price: 20 € / person  (minimum price 80€ /4 persons)


Reservations and inquiries:
P. + 358 15 511 311