Matka 2022 Workshop Day

19-21 January + 26 January: Fully Digital


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Pre and Post Tours

Matka 2022 Nordic Travel Fair and Matka 2022 Workshop Day are organized by the Finnish Fair Corporation.
Toolbox Travel produces hosted pre and post tours on behalf of Matka.
Tours will be organized physically inspite of Matka Workshop Day's fully digital realization.

To be able to apply for a hosted pre tour, you need to be a registered and validated tour operator Buyer. Regisration for tours has been closed. To check possible availability, please contact: Kari Halonen  or Mikael Hasegawa

Please note, that only these tours are hosted. Otherwise, travel costs and stay in Helsinki are on your own expense. We have got some special rates for buyers from exhibiting hotels and they are visible on your personal home page after your profile has been validated.

For any other questions on Matka Workshop Day or Matka Nordic Travel Fair participation or practicalities, please contact: Maaret Manninen

 

Important Covid-19 info from tour producer and hosting destinations

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are forced to inform you that ToolBox Consulting Ltd. or any of the hosting destinations will not cover any accommodation, transfer or other costs or expenses in case of a sudden illness, such as Covid-19, during the tour operator/travel agent/media familiarization trip. In case of a quarantine order due to a suspicion of exposure to Covid-19 during the tour operator/travel agent/media familiarization trip visit in Finland, Estonia or Sweden, ToolBox Consulting Ltd. and any of the hosting destinations will not cover any costs caused by the quarantine or any loss of earnings caused by the quarantine. Participating on a tour operator/travel agent/media familiarization trip to Finland organized by ToolBox Consulting Ltd. and hosting destinations is not allowed in case of suspicion of exposure or sudden symptoms of Covid-19 prior to arrival.

 

Matka 2022 Pre Tour Lake Jyväskylä Region
15-18 January 2022

Lakeland –Jyväskylä Region is an undiscovered gem, within about three-hour trip from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Architecture, holiday resorts, nature and history make it a destination worth visiting. About 30 well-preserved buildings around Jyväskylä are designed by Alvar Aalto, the famous Finnish architect. There are also many historic sites worth seeing like Petäjävesi Old Church, which is one of the
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Finland.

This destination has things to discover all year round. For example, the largest ski resort, Himos, of the southern and central regions of Finland is located in the region. Altogether there are over 3700 lakes, among which Päijänne is the largest one in the region. Besides lakes you can enjoy nature in many forms. You can e. g. hike, bike, ice-skate, ski or just be silent in nature. There are four national parks in the area. If you want to spend a holiday, which would include culture, year-round nature activities, delicacies, and sauna experiences in the middle of the beautiful Lakeland area, come to visit the Jyväskylä Region.

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Matka 2022 Pre Tour Vuokatti
14-17 January 2022

Vuokatti invites you to far-reaching landscapes of blue lakes, thick green forests, and hills. Situated in between Lapland and Lakeland district, in the middle of Finland, you will enjoy the rugged beauty of nature, the abundant offerings of the forests, peace of mind and calming silence.

Vuokatti charms with its year-round active lifestyle and offers a vast array of activities. In the Ski Tunnel you can feel the winter in the middle of summer, in the summer enjoy playing golf on the lake shore long into the night, in the winter ski on championship competition terrain, conquer the 13 alpine slopes, enjoy a husky ride or the spa froths together with smoke saunas. We welcome you as our guest in Vuokatti!

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Matka 2022 Post Tour Suomussalmi-Hossa
21-23 January 2022

Suomussalmi invites you to be enchanted by the splendour and beauty of our numerous lakes, forests, and eskers. Magnificent wooded hills, marked nature trails, and four distinct seasons are unique characteristics of the area. Suomussalmi is known not only for its beautiful nature and wildlife but also history and culture. Suomussalmi offers visitors a variety of activities to meet many interests; whether one is interested in history, outdoor adventures or observing the rich culture of neighbouring Viena, one can find plenty to do.

Suomussalmi lies within the mighty boreal forest zone of taiga and offers many different types of activities and nature experiences in four distinct seasons: winter with beautiful pristine snow, sunny spring with nature waking up from its deep slumber, warm summer with evenings illuminated by the midnight sun, and colorful autumn with its bountiful, natural harvest.

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Matka 2022 Pre Tour Salla in the Middle of Nowhere
15-18 January 2022 - FULLY BOOKED!

Salla is a small village in the Middle of Nowhere, in the embrance of wilderness and fells. Here you can find peace and quiet, pure nature and fresh, clean air. Experience the wilderness with a local guide of explore the surroundings on your own. And if you are lucky, you can spot the Northern Lights on the sky, illuminating the amazing winter colors. In Salla you can forget your worries and busy lifestyle and just let go and breathe.

Salla National Park, which will be Finland’s 41st national park, will be establilshed in early 2022. The national park is situated between Sallatunturi tourist resort and Russian border and visitors to Salla have easy access to the trails leading to the national park from their accommodation.

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Matka 2022 Post tour Salla in the Middle of Nowhere
20-23 January 2022 - FULLY BOOKED!

Salla is a small village in the Middle of Nowhere, in the embrance of wilderness and fells. Here you can find peace and quiet, pure nature and fresh, clean air. Experience the wilderness with a local guide of explore the surroundings on your own. And if you are lucky, you can spot the Northern Lights on the sky, illuminating the amazing winter colors. In Salla you can forget your worries and busy lifestyle and just let go and breathe.

Salla National Park, which will be Finland’s 41st national park, will be establilshed in early 2022. The national park is situated between Sallatunturi tourist resort and Russian border and visitors to Salla have easy access to the trails leading to the national park from their accommodation.

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Matka 2022 Pre Tour Levi
16-18 January 2022 - FULLY BOOKED!

Levi is a year-around holiday destination and the biggest ski resort located in Finnish Arctic Lapland, 170 km north of the Arctic Circle. Cleanest air in the inhabited world, purest water and magical nature are what we are famous for. Every year a small village of 1000 people hosts over 750.000 guests who want to experience the Northern Lights, golf among reindeer, visit Santa and the Elves, meet the Husky dogs, or participate in unforgettable nature adventures. Our guests come to experience the unique atmosphere, Levi spirit, which Sparks your Soul!

We recommend this tour for tour operators from Central and South Europe. We welcome operators concentrated on FIT, MICE, luxury, and group travel clients.

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Matka 2022 Post tour Haparanda-Tornio
20-23 January 2022 - FULLY BOOKED!

HaparandaTornio is the gateway to Swedish and Finnish Lapland, great to combine with other destinations in both countries. We operate in two countries, in two time zones, in two cultures. We offer the cross-border experiences in our arctic border city in Lapland by the Bothnian Bay. We do not have tourist hubs or crowded places, we offer local experiences fascinating history and culture. Many well-known attractions are nearby and easy to visit from our destination e.g. Arctic Circle, Santa Claus Village, SnowCastle365, Icebreaker Sampo and Polar Explorer. Our gems are the cross-border products such as the double new-year celebration, arctic archipelago with two national parks and Kukkola village with unique fishing culture and beautiful nature. Arctic well-being is the key factor in our destination. Local food, outdoor activities and sauna experiences play a huge role. We offer both modern Scandinavian and rustic traditional hotels and restaurants. We are located on the world´s friendliest border, 1,5 hours from Luleå, Rovaniemi and Oulu; 30 minutes from Kemi and Kalix.

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Matka 2022 Pre Tour Ruka-Kuusamo
15-18 January 2022 - FULLY BOOKED!

The coordinates of nature lead you to Ruka-Kuusamo, Every visit to Ruka-Kuusamo is the beginning of a new adventure. Explore the Ruka-Kuusamo region and its nature where unique experiences come to life in the rhythm of the changing seasons. Winter has its own magic and the summer offer you a large variety of majestic scenery. Europe’s last wilderness, best skiing resort and the cleanest air in the world combined with sauna, local wild food and services in high standard are the recipe for a successful trip!

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Matka 2022 Post tour Amazing Northern Savo Lakeland
21-23 January 2022 - FULLY BOOKED!

Northern Savo is a unique, easy to reach destination during all seasons. Our region is known for its joyful activities, vibrant events, rich culture, and friendly hospitality. Here you can experience nature and city life – all spiced with Savonian humor and lively attitude.

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The tour below has been cancelled by the destination on 13 January. If you were booked in this tour, please contact: Kari Halonen

 

Matka 2022 Pre tour Lake Saimaa Purest Finland,
Lappeenranta and Imatra region, goSaimaa

15-18 January 2022 - CANCELLED!

 

The tours below have been cancelled by the destinations on 30 December. If you were booked in one of them, please contact: Kari Halonen

 

Matka 2022 Post tour Magical North Karelia
20-23 January 2022 - CANCELLED!

Matka 2022 Pre Tour Pohjola Route, Oulu - Kalajoki
15-18 January 2022 - CANCELLED!

Matka 2022 Post tour Pohjola Route, Oulu
21-23 January 2022 - CANCELLED!