of Vehvilä is a peaceful and beautiful village in the town of Suonenjoki,
which is famous in Finland for growing strawberries. The closest public services
(shops, health centre, post office, pharmacy etc.) are at a distance of 17
kilometres in Suonenjoki. The magnificent
market place, tower of Puijo, Kallavesi cruises and horse cap rides are
50 kilometres away in Kuopio. There is also a domestic animal farmyard as
near as 25 kilometres from the Rantala farm. Spa Vesileppis in
Leppävirta is situated at a
distance of only 30 kilometres.
has been in the family since 1868. A bank and the first school
of the village operated
for several years in the farm at the beginning of 19 th
century. Nowadays the family enterprise
is run by Mr. Jorma and Mrs. Sirkku
Vehviläinen with their children Sanna and Janne.
to tourism the farm is raising Highland Cattle. It is supported
by organic farming since 1996 as well as tradition
landscapes for the use of the cattle.
Kuhmanne bungalow (155 m², 4 bedrooms and possibilities for up
to 6 extra beds, 80 m to beach),
m², 25 m to beach)
and a farmhouse (122
m², 70 m to beach) for hire in the Rantala farm.Facilities of
the cottages are: drain, electric heating, electric light,
jetty (in Kuhmanne-cottage), refridgerator,
microwave oven, open fireplace, outdoor grill, one or two televisions, radio and
Also running hot and cold water and drinking water mostly from the well.
One or two indoor toilets.
|Shower and sauna available and in the farmhouse also a smoke sauna
available. Rowboat available and some fishing equipment for rent. Pets are
farm you can enjoy the Finnish countryside and its yield. You can fish, pick berries
and mushrooms and exercise in the nature both walking and boating.
Two kilometres away by a beautiful Kutunjoki river you can find
a boat for your use.
river there are Natura-areas, e.g. a nesting site of an osprey, blueberry forests and cloudberry
falls from the Big and Small Kolunpohja lakes to Ryönä bay.
There is also a hunting area of a small game in the farm.
farm you can find recreational activities for each one of the family.
You can swim, play badminton and walk or cycle around the Jylänki lake, for
There is some nine kilometres around the Jylänki lake along the
wintertime you can enjoy skiing and hiking in the snowy landscape, or
visit the Spa
Vesileppis in Leppävirta or
in Kuopio. There are also possibilities for downhill skiing in the ski slopes
and a few bigger ski slopes a little further, e.g Tahkovuori
and enjoy the finnish summer by the lake or the
pure white snow in the beautiful wintertime!
Welcome to Finland!