to everyone and happy new year to all!
to everyone and happy new year to all!
Winter is about snow and freezing weather; sometimes a hiker feels hot and then cold. What can you do outdoors to enjoy the weather and what should you wear? Onwards and upwards! If the snow is deep, you will get hot whatever your mode of travel – unless you are riding on a sledge. So, … Continued… READ MORE >
In addition to nature adventures, Uuvi also offers its visitors sauna experiences. Our self-service saunas on Byxholmen, Pikku Leikosaari and Stora Halsö in the archipelago of Kopparnäs-Störsvik Recreation Area are always open and available to all visitors. There are certain shared rules to ensure that everyone can enjoy their visit to the … READ MORE >
The refurbishment work carried out at Palakoski Outdoor Recreation Area is almost complete. The improvements will bring more opportunities for outdoor people to enjoy nature and particularly the area’s impressive scenery and flowing waters. There are two signposted routes in the area. The Palakoski trail offers a great route for exploring the… READ MORE >
Making a fire is part of nature expeditions for many. It is a pleasure to cook your picnic on a campfire; a bonfire creates a cosy atmosphere and allows us to experience something that is hard to reach in our modern times. However, making a fire is not an everyman’s right; you need a permission … Continued… READ MORE >
We have initiated the development of recreation services for the seaside area in Sandfjärden. The development work is part of the Everyone’s Sandfjärden project (Sanka), whose aim is to make the seaside area an even more well-run and attractive place to visit taking into account the needs and wishes of different groups of visitors. The … READ MORE >
Uuvi has an extensive network of destinations for those travelling on boats. Some of the harbours are also suitable for bigger yachts, whilst others are accessible only on smaller boats. Nautical charts available for downloading on each recreation area’s website help you land your boat. We have listed below a couple of areas, which will … READ MORE >
Construction work in Sandfjärden, which is a part of Kopparnäs-Störsvik outdoor recreation area, begins on 26.5.2020. Due to that, there will be changes in the use of the area. The construction work is part of the bigger development of Kopparnäs-Störsvik outdoor recreation area. Parking area, campfire place, dry toilet, wood shelter and … READ MORE >
Uuvi’s self-service saunas in Byxholmen, Stora Hälsö, Gölisnäs and Pikku Leikosaari are open for the visitors from 1.6.2020. It is highly recommended to have a sauna only with your own company. Remember to take care of good hygiene also during the sauna time and please clean the sauna after you with good care. Gölisnäs services … … READ MORE >
Below is a list of several outdoor recreation and nature areas in Uusimaa region. All the links lead to an English webpage. You can find more links here but all those links lead to a Finnish webpage. First is a list of areas which can be reached by land and second is a list of … Continued… READ MORE >
Nature expeditions have become popular now that coronavirus-related restrictions mean that many places are closed and events are cancelled. Consequently, the car parks, break areas and campfire sites at the most popular outdoor recreation sites in Helsinki Region have become very busy. At the moment, the best outdoor destinations to visit are local… READ MORE >
Following the coronavirus guidelines and sunny weather at the weekend, people were inspired to go out in great numbers and some of Helsinki region’s outdoor sites became overcrowded. Uuvi’s recreation areas include many alternatives for the best-known destinations. We have put together examples of our outdoor areas for those locals … READ MORE >
The winter season is just as good for nature excursions as the summer. Extra layers for stopping for a break and hot drinks warm you up even in the coldest of conditions, and the darkness will not catch you unawares if you carry a head torch with you. Some of Uuvi’s recreation areas are particularly … Continued… READ MORE >