Forest Café

Forest Café

Mon-Sat 10.00-16.00


During ski holiday weeks 8-10, the Forest Café is also open on Sundays from 12 pm to 4 pm. Enjoy the After Ski atmosphere on the terrace of the Forest Café in the afternoon accompanied by music!

Forest Café is located ca. 300m from the Safari House in Järvisydän.

Address: Hakotuvantie 15, 58900 Rantasalmi

Sledding hill, children's snowmobile rental for self-guided rides in the yard, and the opportunity to roast sausages outdoors at the fireplace or in the cafe's cabin fireplace. Available options include mint hot chocolate, hot juice, mulled wine, as well as savory and sweet snacks. Sleigh rides depart from the café's yard on café opening days between 12-2 PM. Book here!


Where are we located?

Forest Café can be reached by walking, following the signs after the Safari House. The path to the destination leads through the forest. You can park your car in the Järvisydän parking area (first two hours free of charge). For those with mobility challenges, there is the possibility to arrive by car through the Hakotuvantie route to the café courtyard (please notify the café in advance so that we can reserve a spot for parking in the courtyard).

Forest Café Menu

At the Forest Café, you can enjoy hot and cold drinks as well as sweet and savory snacks by the fireplace in the café's cabin or on the outdoor terrace.

The café has a liquor license, offering craft beers from the local brewery, Karvila Brewery, and beer-tasting packages.

Upon request, the café provides coffee services and beer-tasting events for groups, even outside regular opening hours.

Weather permitting, the Forest Café's courtyard features a sledding hill, with sleds and stigas available for borrowing free of charge. Additionally, two snowmobiles are available for rent for children.


Jaana Oikarinen
Savon Elämyspalvelut Oy
Tel. +358 44 765 3822

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