An oasis of calm in the heart of Lohja
Vivamo is a traditional holiday and course centre located on the shore of beautiful Lake Lohja, the largest lake in Southern Finland. Vivamo belongs to Logos Ministries of Finland and celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016.
In 2014, at the yearly travel trade soirée, arranged by the city of Lohja, Vivamo was awarded the prize for most memorable experience for their guests. These experiences included dramatized walks in the Bible Village, the Quiet Garden and the Children’s Village.
You can take a day tour to Vivamo, stay for a longer holiday or take part in the events arranged at Vivamo. We offer homely accommodation all-year-round and our restaurant, Eväskartano Oy, prepares delicious food for everyday meals as well as special festivities.
In the summertime and during the Christmas season we give performances in the Vivamo Bible Village. In the summer the Children’s Village offers experiences for the young ones, and the activities in the village support Christian home education for children. The Church of the Holy Child was opened in the summer of 2015. In Vivamo you will also find the Quiet Garden and St. Bridget’s Chapel.
Throughout the year, Vivamo offers a number of events and courses, the contents covering questions pertaining to the different stages of life, spiritual education and messages of the Bible. The Vivamo Institute arranges courses and events for seniors and further education for workers and volunteers in different parishes.
Meetings, family festivities and camp schools
In Vivamo you can arrange corporate and customer events, meetings and family celebrations. Vivamo is a perfect place for family gatherings, such as birthdays, christenings, confirmations, weddings and memorial services. Our special venues can host events for 10-200 people. In summertime we have an illuminated terrace for 70 people and a party tent that can accommodate up to 700 people. Our programme office can provide speakers, musicians and hosts.
Less than an hour from Helsinki
Vivamo is located less than one hour’s drive from Helsinki and a little more than an hour’s drive from Turku. You can reach the centre of Lohja by bus from Helsinki and some of these buses also stop close by to Vivamo.
Distance from Helsinki:
64 km, a 55 minute journey by car
Distance from Turku:
123 km, a 78 minute journey by car