8th European Gliding Championships

Bulletin Number 4 Annex

Helsinki 16.2.1996

Evening activities

Smoke Sauna

The traditional Finish Smoke Sauna is a must. Ask anybody who has experienced it. Sausage, salad, beer. 2-3 h

Marski's Cottage

When Finland's Marshall Mannerheim celebrated his 75th birthday on June 4, 1942, his forest fighting soldiers gave him a hunting lodge with a sauna and fisherman's shelter as a birthday present. The lodge was built on the shore of lake Lieksajärvi, and it was reconstructed in Loppi on the shores of lake Puneliajärvi in 1945. The lodge has been available for sightseers since 1959. In the fall of 1991, the field guard-museum SISU was built in this area and consists of two bunkers, crew barracks, soup shelter, observation tower, poker ring, latrine pole, and a doghouse. 1,5-2 h

Trout fishing

Rainbow trout fishing in a little river. Big planted fish and guaranteed catch. An evening meal and other amusement. 2-4 h

Town of Hämeenlinna

Hämeenlinna is the Capital of Häme Region. More detailed information later. 3-4 h

Canoe trip

A short and easy evening canoe trip on Kaartjärvi. 2-2,5 h



Non-flying days

Canoe Trip

Canoe trip on wilderness lakes in the heart of Southern Finland. Canoes, coffee, meal in the nature, sauna, reinbow trout on camp fire. 9-10 h

Luutaharjun samo

An easy trekking (about 7 km) in the wild forests of Häme upland lake area. The path is well kept and guided. Lunch during the trip. 4-5 h

City of Helsinki

Helsinki is the Capital of Finland. Lunch during the trip. More detailed information later. 5-6 h

Hunting Fair

There will be an International Hunting Fair 6-9.6.1996 at Riihimäki 45 km from Räyskälä. Lunch during the trip. 5-6 h

These are some examples only, more detailed information will be delivered later.



Accomodation possibilities

Big holiday cottage

For 12-15 persons 3 km from Laakasalo (5 km from Räyskälä). There are several bedrooms, kitchen, WC, shower and sauna in the cottage. You must have your own linen and clean yourself.

The costs 25.5.-16.6.1996 are FIM 28 000,-

Väentupa cottage

Situated at Riihisalo Manor for 14 persons (7 km from Räyskälä. There is three bedrooms and kitchen in the cottage. WC and shower in other building (4-5 m). We change linen once a week. There are and sauna, smoke sauna, tennis court, swimming beach e.t.c. in the manor area.

The costs 25.5.-16.6.1996 are FIM 20 000,-

Vähävesi Farm cottages at Karkkila

There is cottage for 2 persons, cottage for 4 persons and cottage for 6 persons at Vähävesi Farm. All cottages has kitchen and there is WC, shower and sauna in the farm area. You must have your own linen and clean yourself. The cottage is 40 km from Räyskälä.

The costs 25.5.-16.6.1996 are FIM 19 000,-

Laakasalo accomodation

There is still room also in Laakasalo. Click here for a lakeview picture.

Rooms

There is 17 double rooms in Laakasalo. 15 rooms have WC and shower, TV and telephone. Two rooms have a shared WC and shower.

Cottages

Laakasalo has three log cottages for 5-6 persons. Everyone has two bedrooms, WC, shower, kitchen, sauna, TV, telephone. Hämeen Matkailu Tourist office has booked all Laakasalo rooms and cottages, so you must ask cottages from there.

Telephone is + 358 17 621 2388 Liisa Wallin and fax +358 17 6212716.


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