Retirement holidays are intended for applicants aged 60–74. The age limits are guidelines only.
The objective of the holidays is to offer the elderly with an opportunity to take a break from their daily lives, increase their social interaction and to offer recreational holiday activities. The holiday activity programme contains lectures and instructed group discussions, a fitness test and test feedback, instructed exercise and other holiday activities.
These holidays are organized together with Eläkeliitto the Finnish Pensioners’ Federation districts. You do not have to have a valid district membership in order to apply for the holidays. Those living in the area of the particular district are primarily selected for the holidays.