Media trip for Japanese tourism operators

Project CAITO in cooperation with national tourism boards are organizing the media for selected media representatives from Japan. The trip will be arranged 28.08.-03.09.2017 and will cover Latvia, Estonia and Finland.


The representatives from different media from Japan in Latvia will visit local carpenter’s workshop and open-air functional exhibition of medicinal plants, they will have a lunch in Ungurmuiža manor and participate at mushroom picking and cooking in Karlamuiza Country Hotel in Latvia.


In Estonia the group will have very intense program. They will go for a relaxed hike with the hostess of Nurka Farm along the boardwalks and foot paths of Tolkuse bog, learn about the plants and folktales and bog legends. Then – lunch in Golf restaurant Eagle and Cider tour in Tori Jõesuu Cider and Wine Farm at the edge of Soomaa. The guests from Japan will also have chance to enjoy Sauna in Klaara-Manni Countrywoman’s Spa. The next day will start with visiting Herb Garden on Tamme Farm and Santa Claus at Santa’s Chimney Farm.

The guest will have lunch at Maria Farm which is a great place to enjoy true country life in a beautiful natural setting boasting forests, bogs and the sea. After lunch program will includes visiting Alpaca farm – the largest in Estonia, Jaanihanso Cider House and Luhtre Farm.


In Finland the guests from Japan will visit the Siuntio river, Sundby castle and the beautiful countryside scenery of Siuntio as well as different venues at the Fiskars Village.  Fiskars Village, the birthplace of the world known design company, has become an internationally renowned center of Finnish design and art, attracting close to 200,000 visitors a year. Events and service of Fiskars Village have their focus mainly on four themes – design handicraft and art, local food and drinks, performing arts and outdoor and nature.

In the next day guests will visit The Tammisaari Old town and Raasepori Castle Ruins. They will have a chance to see the Svartå Manor – one of the most precious manor houses in Finland with a history of more than two hundred years. The tour will end with the Tyryi mine museum and lunch in the underground.

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