About the project

Partners from 4 neighboring countries in the Northern Europe on the shores of the Baltic Sea have joined together with the aim to develop and promote the Rural Lifestyle products in the Central Baltic Sea region: Söderhamn (Sweden), Åland Islands & Lohja (Finland), Estonia and Latvia.

The project “Creating attractive rural lifestyle destinations (Rural Lifestyle)” is partly funded by the European Union and the Central Baltic Programme of the European Regional Development Fund.

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 verde Baltic Country Holidays Address: Kalnciema 40, Riga, Latvia
Phone: +371 67617600




Baltic Country Holidays (Lauku celotajs) is a Country Tourism Association based in Latvia, established in 1993. The association unites small family-run accommodation and service providers in the Latvian countryside and organized tours. Since then the organization has grown in size, and has varied and developed its products covering also the three Baltic States. Through many years of operation we have established great relationships with our suppliers and our visitors benefit from our extensive local knowledge and personal service.



 verde Estonian Rural Tourism Association Address: Vilmsi 53 G, 10147 Tallinn, Estonia
Phone: +372 600 9999




Non-profit organisation Estonian Rural Tourism was set up on the 19th of January 2000. Its objective is to represent the common interests of rural tourism service providers in order to support the development of countryside tourism in Estonia. Accommodation providers who have joined the organisation count for 45% of the total number of Estonian countryside accommodation providers.



 verde Visit South Coast Finland Address: Laurinkatu 50, 08100 Lohja, Finland
Phone: +358 44 369 1309




Visitlohja is the regional tourism office in southern Finland. Visitlohja is run by the City of Lohja in cooperation with local tourism entrepreneurs and associations. Its target is to develop the best possible tourism experience for visitors. The products and services offered include good-quality accommodation in a rural environment. Its unique focus in this regard is to offer a wide range of experiences from making your own food in the forest to high-end cuisine in award-winning restaurants, and from small hikes in a pristine environment to glass blowing at the world-renowned Fiskars Village. The region is situated close to Helsinki and can therefore provide an unrivalled combination of Finnish lifestyle, culture and nature.

 verde Visit Söderhamn Phone: 46 27075753


 verde Enter Gauja office Phone: +371 28658900


 verde Visit Aland Phone: +358 18 24000





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