Course Location

Itä-Hämeen opisto is located in the village of Hartola within a lovely park and close to a lake. Its address is Kaikulantie 90, 19600 Hartola. The college offers an idyllic setting for early music activities.

How to get there

The course location is easy to reach either by bus or your own car. Hartola is located just next to the main highway E75 between Heinola and Jyväskylä. From Helsinki there are several direct bus connections every day. The schedules can be found on the websites of the low-price bus company or the general bus schedules at . For example Onnibus drives from Helsinki in 2 h 25 min. Hartola bus terminal address is Kirkkotie 4 and it is approximately 2 km away from the college.

With your own car the driving time from Helsinki to Hartola is approximately 2 h.


There are several room types available, either in the dormitory of the college or in the near by Linna-hotel. The dormitory rooms are shared rooms with one bathroom for every three rooms. The hotel rooms have their own bathrooms. In both room types you can choose between single and double rooms. You do not need to bring your own towels or sheets with you, except a swimming towel.

The course meals are served in the restaurant of Linna-hotel. The course fee includes all meals. There are five meals daily: breakfast, lunch, afternoon coffee/tea, dinner, and evening snack. In case you follow a special diet, please indicate it in the registration form.

Contact information

Kaikulantie 90
mobile. +358 40 565 0205
tel. +358 3 874 740


Helsinki Early Music Society, Itä-Hämeen opisto