“Anne and Kari are very welcoming people! Their house is spacious and cozy at the same time. Equipped with a sauna that the whole family has been appreciated ;-) Very nice base for the nature lovers wishing to visit the region of eastern wild. We did the dog sled and observed Kumho brown bears in their natural environment .. It was a fantastic experience, thanks for swap!”
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“Very nice trip to Finland! What memories for the whole family, reindeer, sled dogs, fishing under the ice, the Arctic Circle and the village of Santa Claus! But above all meeting a great family of exchange, thank you to Kari and Anne for their warm welcome.”
“We had a lovely exchange with this family. They were very helpful as we were arranging our trip, and their two adult children were very helpful when we got there. Their son and daughter actually picked us up and dropped us off at the airport! Their house was well cared for, and they took good care of our house as well. We enjoyed driving through the forested landscape. The lakes are wonderful - if you can figure out how to access them since private homes line the shores. Much to our delight, all was very quiet and beautiful when we were there in summer of 2014. Very restful!”
“We had chance to spent a great holiday here in August-11. This home is beautiful and very welcoming! The garden, barbecue, and sauna, as well as the surrounding lakes and forest, allow us to enjoy a pleasant Finish holidays, far from city noises. The house had all we needed for a great stay! Our home was spotless when we came home! Thank you for a great home swap! Wish you all the best! Angela & Rafael”
“Nous avons passé des vacances extraordinaires à Kajaani. La maison est très confortable et agréable à vivre. Le jardin est très beau. Kajaani est bien situé pour pouvoir visiter les magnifiques parcs nationaux environnants, se baigner dans les lacs. Anne et Kari sont des hôtes extrêmement sympathiques, attentionnés et accueillants!”
“June 2013 We have just come back from a fabulous holiday in Kajaani, a quiet town in the heart of Finland. Anne and Kari have a lovely home in a quiet suburb just outside town with a forest on their doorstep. Their house was spotless and had everything we needed. The kids had a brilliant time with the trampoline, bikes and playstation. Finland is surprisingly warm and most days were 25 degrees plus which allowed us to swim in the local lakes most days. As we had also exchanged cars we could explore further and even enjoy the long but easy drive from Helsinki on excellent roads. Anne and Kari took real good care of our home which added to a great 1st exchange for us. This holiday is one of the best family experiences we have had so far.”
Where is it?
Our home is located in small town Kajaani. Some shops and restaurants are close by, but pure Finnish nature even closer. Forest starts from our backyard! River and lake Oulujärvi near us.
Some 30km away is Vuokatti holiday center with skiing, downhill skiing, spa, golf, hiking etc. possibilities. There you can find the greatest Angry Bird activitypark too! A litlle further to North you will find reindeer and Santa Claus!!
Our neighbourhood is childfriendly and peaceful. Neighbours respect privacy but are also very happy to help our guests if needed!
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