Find the Fascinating Destinations of Kainuu

Escape in the Kainuu nature or explore the local culture.  Kainuu is a dream destination for athletes, nature lovers and culture enthusiasts, all year round. Whether you seek for peace and quiet, fun family time of something more active, Kainuu could just be the place for you!

An Active Holiday

Active holiday makers will find a Kainuu experience for their taste, regardless of the season. How would you like for instance some night-time bear watching,  hitting the slopes or challenging yourself with some cable wake-boarding? If you want to head to the nature, there’s plenty of it and it’s practically on your doorstep. Hiking, mountain-biking, paddling, skiing, snowshoeing, paddle-boarding, snowmobiling, traveling onboard a dog sled – just pick your style!


Sports Events

Challenge yourself in adventure sports events in the nature’s own arena, in Kainuu! Endurance Kainuu arranges adventure tourism events during four different seasons.


National Parks and Nature Reserves

There are several national parks and other nature reserves in Kainuu for you to enjoy. We hope you have many rewarding nature experience here, at the same time acting responsibly with a mutual respect for nature, people, and property.

Culture and History

Kainuu is rich in culture. You’ll find our museums, galleries, libraries, theatres, festivals and more on our page dedicated to culture.


Check out the event examples we’ve put on display, or browse the event calendar according to your own search criteria.

Tourist Areas

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