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Tours Linna Golf & Vanajanlinna
Linna Golf & Vanajanlinna 495.00 EUR
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Linna Golf, one of Europe’s best new courses, opened for play at the end of 2005, following four years of careful design and construction.

The course cuts through some of Finland’s finest birch and pine forest on the historic Vanajan Linna estate.

The estate’s history begins in 1918, when it was acquired by Dr Carl Wilhelm Rosenlew, proprietor of the Rosenlew firm. Later on, the estate was expanded to over 500 hectares to enable private elk hunting.

Rosenlew wanted a hunting lodge in a beautiful natural setting to which he could invite leading social and political figures. The castle (Linna is the Finnish word for castle) was designed by leading architect Sigurd Frosterus, combining early 20th century styles with touches of Baroque and Renaissance. Construction began in 1919 and was completed in 1924.

Rosenlew, who was known for his perfectionism and uncompromising standards, had Vanajanlinna built from the best available materials - oak, marble and granite. Visitors included Presidents Mannerheim, Ryti and Svinhufvud, as well as other notables. The influential Fazer family also had their own suite.

Vanajanlinna remained in Rosenlew's possession until 1941. Since 1997 it has operated as a castle hotel, the only one of its kind in Finland.
The Vanajanlinna castle was designed by architect Sigurd Frosterus. (The Stockmann department store in Helsinki is his most important architectural work.) The architecture of the castle area reflects architectural trends from around 1910 to the turn of the 1920? s, with touches of Baroque and Renaissance, as well as their more modest Nordic adaptations. The castle has also features of the English manor building.

The construction of the main building began in 1919 and was completed in 1924. The construction took place in slow tempo mostly in summertime. A narrow-gauge railway was built for the transportation of construction materials on the site of the present road from the Harviala halt.

Main castle area:
- 30 double rooms
- 4 suites for 2 persons
Ratsula: 15 double rooms

Apartments in the Ratsula houses:
- 4 apartments with a double bedroom, living room and kitchen
- 4 apartments with 2 double bedrooms, living room and kitchen
- 3 apartments with 3 double bedrooms, living room and kitchen

Golf suites:
High standard golf suites with own sauna close to the golf course:
Club suites: 12 suites for two persons
Grand suites: 6 suites for four persons

Breakfast buffet is served in the Castle's main restaurant
- on weekdays from 7.00 to 9.30 a.m.
- on weekends from 8.00 to 10.30 a.m.

Linna Golf's championship course has been specially designed to challenge the world's best professionals, while offering the average golfer the ultimate, enjoyable playing experience.

Linna Golf is a member of the prestigious PGA European Tour Courses Group, guaranteeing the highest standards and quality.

Have you ever dreamt of playing golf as the midnight sun bathes the beautiful landscape of Finland?

Then playing on Linna Golf’s stunning forest course is a dream come true. With a golf season that starts in spring and extends ‘til mid-October, you can experience nature’s full palette of colours in style. Linna Golf enjoys a convenient location in southern Finland, about an hour’s drive from Helsinki-Vantaa and Tampere-Pirkkala airports. The well-appointed resort facilities, in the city of Hämeenlinna, include Hotel Vanajanlinna and its high-quality restaurants, gym, and day spa. The venue caters well for golfers, who can stay in on-site hotel rooms, apartments or luxurious Golf suites.

Linna Golf is a shareholder-owned premium resort golf course located in Vanajanlinna area of Hämeenlinna, spanning over 100 hectares. Linna Golf is the only golf course in Finland to be part of the distinguished European Tour Properties chain, which currently features over 25 fantastic locations across Europe and Asia. The chain’s most recognisable courses include, for example, golf courses representing the top of the Golf World rankings in Continental Europe, including Finca Cortesin (ESP), PGA Catalunya (ESP), Terre Blanche (FRA) and the 2018 and 2022 Ryder Cup courses Le Golf National (FRA) and Marco Simone (ITA), as well as several other beautiful locations.

Various national (e.g. Golf digest Finland) and international (e.g. Golf World) rankings have rated Linna Golf on several occasions as the best course in Finland both in terms of overall features, as well as in various service categories. The course recently was voted the best overall service, best design and best course condition award recipient in 2017 by the readers of Golf digest.

Linna Golf’s range of services are further complemented by Hotel Vanajanlinna’s services. The hotel provides accommodation options from the pastoral ambience of the castle building to the modern suites of the golf club. There are also spacious apartments for accommodating larger parties or families comfortably. We provide guests with the opportunity to combine a luxurious stay in a beautiful historical milieu with golf on one of the most recognised courses in Finland. Room rates include a nourishing buffet breakfast, and our guests also have access to the well-equipped Sportness fitness centre free of charge.

Linna Golf is Europe's best new course and a proud member of the European Tour Courses Group.
Set amid majestic birch and pine forest on the historic Vanajan Linna Hotel estate, 100km north of Helsinki, and the course has been specially designed to host top class professional events while presenting the average golfer with an enjoyable experience.

Come and enjoy golf at its best (even at midnight if you so wish!?). Get "spoiled" with our internationally acclaimed cuisine and our new "Linna Spa" treatments after your golf round.


Linna Golf (Finland)


4 days 3 nights.


Package includes:

  • 4 night accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Three 18 holes of golf includes green fee

Minimum 4 golfers to go (1 flight)



Twin sharing room: 495 EUR

Single supplement: 200 EUR


Offer valid: 01.04.20-31.10.20