Self-driven rafts at Lake Sahajärvi overwinter onshore

(Updated 29.11.2018)
The rafts at Lake Sahajärvi overwinter onshore from the beginning of November. Their return to service is dependent on the ice conditions in spring.

Recontruction of marshes and springs

(Updated 14.8.2018)
During the next 2-3 weeks a shovel is reconstructing marshes and springs in a 25 hectare area at Kylmässuo.

From Salo to Teijo National Park by bus

(Updated 1.6.2017)
During the summer period from the 4th of June to the 13th of August it is possible to take a bus from Salo to Teijo National Park. More information and timetables

Tentsile experience eco camp opens summer 2018 in Teijo national park

(Updated 28.3.2018)
Tentsile Experience EcoCamp – an ecological and experiencefull forest hotel – offers carbon footprint friendly accommodation with high quality. The tree tents are placed by the sceneryfull view to Lake Matilda in Teijo National Park. Tentsile is a new alternative for traditional camping. It is nature friendly and will not leave any marks to the environment.

We want to offer this unique oppurtunity to hikers and travellers to experience authentism of the nature with a touch of natural luxury – ecoglamping. Tentsile is a safe way to enjoy the nature 24/7. It creates a dialog between the camper and the nature around, nature experience with unique sounds, smells and views.

The use of summerkitchen, indoor toilet and shower are included.

Enjoy the silence and midnight sun all night long!


Teijo Nature Center, Matildanjärventie 84, 25660 Mathildedal, Finland

Tree tent season:


Tree tents & prices (incl. VAT 10 %):

2 persons/ 3 persons in Stingray Tree Tentsile –tent 168 €

3 persons/3 persons in Stingray Tree Tentsile –tent 228 €

The Cancellation terms:

Cancellation must be made 14 days before the arrival, No cancellation fee will be charged.
Cancellation 2-13 days before the arrival, 50 % of the reservation fee will be charged.

Cancellation 1 day before the arrival or after that, 100 % of the reservation fee will be charged.

Tree tent 1 night – price includes:

    Tentsile-tent Stingray as reserved and Tentsile Trillium Hammock.

(Trillium is designed for three people as a social get together, extra space for bags and it is situated under the sleeping tent)

    Sleeping bags, pillows, sheep fur
    Sleeping bag sheets, towels
    Tent light
    Breakfast in Teijo Nature Center
    Fresh drinking water (Finnish tap water is the cleanest & best in the world.)
    Indoor toilet & shower
    Use of the summerkitchen

Extra services

·        Evening snack basket: local sausages, filled sandwich, sweets, coffee/tea/juice -  22 EUR /2 persons

·        sauna - 32 €/h

·        rent of a rowing boat 3 h – 9 €

·        rent of a canoe 2 h - 19 €

·        rent of a SUP board 2 h – 35 €

Teijo Nature Center with services, swimming in lake Matilda and several open-fire places are situated near the Eco Camp area. Many hiking routes start from there as well.

Teijo National Park situates by the historical 1800 -village Mathildedal. The services are very good: cafés, restaurants, shops, bakery, brewery and authentic historical milieu.

Additional information & reservations: Teijo Nature Center, +358 44 3300082 or                 

Weather in south-west Finland:

In June the air temperature is around 15-20 celcius and the water in the lakes is around 15 celcius. Some rainy days may include.

In July and August the air temperature is around 19-25 celcius and the water in the lakes is around 20 celcius. Some warm rainy days may include.

In September the air temperature is around 15 celcius and the water in the lakes is around 10-15 celcius. Rainy days may include.

Required equipment:

You need clothes and shoes according to the weather conditions as well as personal clothing and supplies for overnight stay.

    What should I pack?
    Hiking shoes or boots
    Rain/windproof jacket and trousers
    Hiking shirts and trousers
    Thermal top and bottom
    Warm jacket or sweater
    Warm hat and gloves/mittens
    Water bottle
    Head torch
    Sun protection in July (hat, sunglasses and sunblock)
    Small backpack for carrying personal items
    Adventures mind

ilmatieteenlaitos.fiCheck for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

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