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Incentive trips in Finland & Sweden

Are you planning corporate event, meetings or teambuilding activities?

Would you like to maximize your team’s loyalty and motivation?

Or you would like to invite your important customers or staff for memorable trip?

We will help you to arrange travel incentive tours as for individuals and for groups. We can offer a wide range of incentive tours with our co-operation partners. Our tailored packages come with transportation, accommodation.

Incentive is a popular kind of corporate tourism nowdays. It’s planned event or trip to encourage people and motivate employees or partners to increase certain activity.

Group incentives are awarded where it’s all about the team effort. This encourages better communication & tighter teamwork . A good team will work hard together & show better loyalty towards one another as they are rewarded for their honesty and input.

Individual Incentives are focused on single employees or business partners.

Get in touch today to see what we can do for you. Call us, fill out a form here or simply email.

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Villa Tahkovuori

Experience the forest life for a couple of days or take a good break from the city hustle bustle!

It’s interesting for groups of all sizes and tastes. Combine your conference, incentive trip or team building program with a fantastic nature holidays. Actually, everyone is welcome here, from posh weddings to noisy families and romantic couples.

Don’t be shy about bringing the kids, as it is genuinely family-friendly.

Unwind at rural retreats and luxury lodges in high class ecological holiday villa on the shore of a beautiful lake Syväry in the midst of fir forest. Spacious and airy holiday villa (180 m2) is located in the Nothern Savonia region, Tahkovuori and its breath-taking views of the lake will make you stop to admire the nature surrounding you, both in the summer and winter. After relaxing in your private sauna, you can cool down on your private terrace, or concentrate on cooking in the kitchen and eating in alfresco terrasse. 5 bedrooms are varied in size, all Scandinavian traditional and with exceptionally comfy beds, and space to explore, that does not disappoint.

Ski slopes is right to the villa, as well as golf courses. If golf is your thing, you’re in good hands. There’s an enjoyable resort course for the average player, whether you’re looking to improve your handicap with a group of friends or simply spend a few hours practising your swing. Regarding winter go skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Discover new winter activities, such as the eFatbike trips in forest (an electrically-powered winter bike) and Ice Karting. The local region’s food represents Nothern Savonia’s natural wonders. The food is seasonal: lake fish, forest berries and mushrooms and wild herbs. Try delicacies such as a baked fish pie with a rye dough-crust, which is called “kalakukko” – fish cock – in Finnish. Variates are stuffed with pork, rutabaga or potato.

In fact, quiet nirvana is what it’s all about here. No wonder this holiday villa has such a loyal following, with many returning to what is ultimately an unpretentious, friendly and sincere retreat.

There’re

  • 5 bedrooms
  • linens
  • kitchen is fully equiped (dishwasher, cooker, a set of dishes, kettle, coffee machine, microwave oven, fridge)
  • stunning natural stone fireplace
  • lakefront represantative sauna spaces
  • 40 m. private beach
  • own pier
  • hometheatre
  • terrasse
  • wifi
  • 4 private toilets & showers
  • fully equipped laundry room
  • two cars carport
  • 3 parking spaces

Rules: No shoes inside. No smoking inside.

Incentive trip includes:

  • accommodation at Villa
  • transport services
  • activities
  • dining

And because Finland is compact, it’s easy to experience a whole lot in one trip, you certainly won’t get bored. Throughout the programme, we take care of the details so that the group is assured a successful trip that mixes work with play in a relaxed and inspiring setting.

Enjoy a day with fresh air, silence, and living beauties!

Contact us and we will put together an incentive adventure package based on your wishes: tours@ilvestravel.fi.

Neste Rally trip by helicopter to Jyväskylä

Welcome to World Rally Championship, Neste Rally Finland 2019, 1.-4.8.!

There is a stereotype, that Finns are one of the slowest nations? Be careful, not to rush to conclusions. First of all, Suomi is the most frequently used to become World Rally Champions. And secondly, there’s world-famous Rally Champioship in Finland – Neste Rally Finland.

Neste Rally Finland in Jyväskylä (Central Finland) has been organized since 1950’s. It gathers over 300,000 spectators each year from all over the world, who comes to share this huge event.

In 1950 it was not such an impressive event, as it’s now. That time only finnish residents participated in the Finnish rally, and cars speed seems ridiculous to us now – about 60 km per hour. But finns achieved the international level in the early 70s and became not just a part of the world rally championship, but also as one of WRC most famous and popular stages.

There are two reasons for such success:

  1. high level of skillful Finnish rally drivers;
  2. the unique Jyväskylä’s landscape, where steep slopes as apringboard make the race interesting and spectacular

We recommend you to watch Rally Championship, the largest annual event in the Nordic countries by helicopter, where you get a very special experience.

The traditional venue is the city of Jyväskylä and with the VIP helicopter package you’ll be able to follow, watch in the immediate vicinity of several stages and enjoy the breathtaking beautiful views of Jyväskylä. Rally cars will be monitored deemed necessary time and ends to Rally HQ and Service Park.

Jyväskylä Paviljonki is full of action and entertainments during the rally weekend , as well as a wide range of restaurants.

Rally package will allow you watching professional rally teams at work and get closer to the star drivers. You can come and visit this fantastic event alone, with friends, colleagues or with the whole family.

Rally helicopter package offers:

  • following the schedule of cars and see top-class drivers
  • space for up to 6 people in the helicopter
  • moving according to schedule in a timely manner to the next special stage
  • renting the whole helicopter for a day
  • we can pick you up from your hotel or any other location

We organize your complete tailor-made stay:

  • accommodation
  • transfers
  • Rally passes with access to all special stages including shakedown and rally HQ area.

Contact us by filling the contact form or write us by e-mail: tours@ilvestravel.fi.

Gotland – Swedish island adventure

Gotland is one of the largest islands in the Baltic Sea with more than 90 churches. It is located on the south coast of Sweden, just 150 km. away from Stockholm. It’s really hard to believe,  that you are in a scandinavian country. The coast is famous for its sandy beaches.

The pearl  of the Baltic is a medieval town of Visby. This city is protected by UNESCO and founded in the 12th century.  The Hanseatic city of roses and ruins  leaves a deep impression with lots of lovely old houses, narrow streets, ancient churches,  medieval fortress wall, which stretches for over 3 kilometers.

Example itinerary for Gotland:

Day 1. Transfer by bus from Finland to Sweden. Arrival to your hotel in Visby (we cooperate with Best Western Strand Hotels)

Dinner in local restaurant with seasonal specialities.

Day 2. Breakfast. Guided tour to explore Visby: Viking trading places, ruins, churches from Mediavel times. Dinner in historical settings.

Day 3. Visit the remote island  Fårö with places where lived Ingmar Bergman, Swedish genius film director. Visit wonder stone sculptures called ”raukar”- the remnants of reefs formed more than 400 million years ago . Back to the Gotland, main island.

Day 4. Breakfast. The northern part of the island is characterised by a harsh and unique nature with steep cliffs and water-filled limestone quarries. There are nature reserves and hiking trails, beaches and stunning sea stack fields.

Blue Lagoon

Many of the quarries on Gotland are now filled with water, including this quarry which has been named the Blue Lagoon. During the summer, the old quarry becomes a very popular swimming spot.

The Lummelunda Cave

A visit to the Lummelunda cave is a fantastic experience for everyone, regardless of age. You can join a guided tour taking you 400 million years back in time. Open during the summer season.

Day 5. Breakfast. South Gotland. Visiting Bottarve Museum Farm, where you step straight into the 19th century. The museum is open during the summer season and organises exhibitions, activities as for the kids and adults, lectures, theatre shows , guided tours around the farm.  Shopping local handicrafts or a spa-treatment.

Day 6. Departure from magic island Gotland. Ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki/Turku

Please note: This tour involves moderate walking over uneven and cobbled surfaces. This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility or for those who utilise a wheelchair. We suggest guests wear seasonal clothes and flat, comfortable, walking shoes. Please make sure to bring local currency for any purchases.

Also can be organized:

  • exursion in Stockholm
  • a boat trip to one of the  Nordic gems to Stora Karlsö – the second oldest natural reserve in the world, first and foremost known for its abundant bird life. Crossing time is about 30 minutes.
  • staying  for a night in Nynäshämn

Contact us and we will put together an incentive adventure package based on your wishes: tours@ilvestravel.fi.

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