Peatlands have been mysterious places and the subject of many beliefs and stories. Take a trip with your family or friends to learn more about peatlands!
Fascinating and sometimes frightening, peatlands have always been a part of the Finnish psyche. They have been considered mysterious places, the subject of many beliefs and stories. People have visited them to pick berries, hunt, relax, and even exercise. Now you can take your family and friends to experience a true natural peatland of Lauhanvuori-Hämeenkangas UNESCO Global Geopark.
Take in the scents of moss, peat and marsh tea mix as you lift your boots from a tussock. Treat your feet to an authentic peat bath on the bank of the scenic bog pool. Enjoy campfire coffee while listening to the guide’s stories about how diverse the peatland ecosystem truly is.