Harviala Hämeenlinna, Tavastia Proper 13330
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
Woodland and lakeside (Katumajärvi).
Tim Lobb of European Golf Design
9 km SE of Hämeenlinna / 74 km W of Lahti.
Linna Golf is home to one of the best championship golf courses in Finland. This predominantly tree-lined parkland layout, located close to but not directly alongside the Katumajärvi lake, provides a excellent test for your all-round game.
Tim Lobb's design weaves through an expansive and undulating environment, with plenty of elevation change, and tall birch and pines defining many of the holes. The good-width fairways are not overly troubled by water, but plenty of attractive bunkers and sometimes penal rough also line the way as you journey towards the extravagantly large greens. There's many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy in the Linna championship layout.
Stay&Play at Linna Golf: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season.
Must book in advance.
Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
Linna Golf is laid out in the grounds of the Vannajanlinna Estate and the historic Äikäälä farm, which dates back to the Middle Ages. The baronnial castle, which now serves as Linna's onsite hotel, was not constructed until the late-1910s, when Dr Carl Wilhelm Rosenlew bought the Äikäälän farm. In 1998 Vanajanlinna was bought by Mika Walkamo and Pekka Vihma, who set about developing the Stay&Play concept that Linna now offers.
Finland's 4th best course (Golf Digest, 2022).
Continental Europe's 96th best course (Golf World, 2023).
Vanajanlinnantie 485, Harviala Hämeenlinna FIN-13330.
+358 (0)3 6102 200Visit website
The baronnial Vanajan Linna manor house offers 30 rooms in the main building, or you can opt for one of the more modern accommodations dotted around the estate. The suites in the main building are restored in the original grand manor style, including all of the furnishings and fabrics.
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