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Oulu

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Kajaani

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Joensuu

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Vuokatti

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Hailuoto

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Kalajoki

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Juuma

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Kuusamo

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Raahe

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Puolanka

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Taivalkoski

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Sotkamo

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Pyhäjärvi

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Pattijoki

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Oulunsuu

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Kokkola

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Kiiminki

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Oulu

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Kajaani

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  • Fine bakery and a small cafe

    Kajaani Restaurants

    Pekka Heikkinen is not the most coziest of cafes to sit in, but it is the best bakery in town or even the whole region by far. Their pastries are absolutely gorgeous. Try a portion of the clouldberry cake or if you like dark chocolate, why not try their sacher tart. Karelian pasties are lovely too if you like savoury treats. Everything is fresh and...

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  • Holiday Club Spa Hotel Katinkulta

    Kajaani Hotels

    You can either book a room in their recently built hotel or the holiday apartments. The hotel is...

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  • The old town hall

    Kajaani Things to Do

    In December 2006, I was visiting my parents in Kajaani and one morning I was browsing through the local news paper when I saw an article about a German guy and his Ukrainian fiance who live in Berlin. They were posing in front of the old town hall in the freezing weather, the bride was holding a bunch of flowers and was all dressed up in white....

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Joensuu

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  • carelicum

    Joensuu Things to Do

    there are two different kinds of exhibitions in north carelian museum: the permanent exhibition presents the local history and folk culture. the changing exhibitions are collected by north carelian museum or by some other museum from finland or abroad. the changing exhibitions in the entrance are free of charge.there's also the tourist information...

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  • Sokos Vaakuna

    Joensuu Hotels

    Torikatu 20, Joensuu null

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • A pub Palaveri.

    Joensuu Nightlife

    The widest selection of beers in town and delicious Hot Chicken Wings. They make you want beer even more. Casual.

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Vuokatti

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  • Katinkylta Golf

    Vuokatti Things to Do

    This championship-standard golf course is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Finland.During this year will be build two new holes, after which the Katinkulta golf course includes 18 holes.

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  • Sokos Hotel Vuokatti

    Vuokatti Hotels

    Besides Holiday Club Katinkulta this is one of the best accomodation places in Vuokatti. Good...

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  • Katinkulta Spa

    Vuokatti Things to Do

    Katinkulta spa is one of the Finland's biggest spas.With more than 20 different pools, outdoor pool, a sauna in the world and traditional smokesauna both adults and children enjoy. At least I do ;)You can also have a massage or enjoy of facial treatments. Treatments should be booked in advance because Katinkulta has big capacity of accommodation.

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Hailuoto

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  • Watching birds

    Hailuoto Things to Do

    Hailuoto and the region around Oulu are perfect places to watch birds in nature. To make it easier for you there are several birdtowers placed around, from where you have a good view. On the map of Oulu you can make a detailed search for birdtowers: Tourism->Nature Objects->BirdtowerFor further information on the nature of Hailuoto and the...

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  • Hailuotos Homepage

    Hailuoto Favorites

    Below find a link to the official homepage of Hailuoto.-> Hailuoto Tourism

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  • Hiking on Hailuoto

    Hailuoto Sports & Outdoors

    On Hailuoto you can find a small network of hiking tracks with shelters to stay overnight. It is a good summer trip to stay over the weekend on Hailuoto.See the webpage below (Finnish only) for an interactive map of Hailuoto. It shows streets and hiking routes. All the features of the map I haven't figured out yet, as my language skills in Finnish...

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Kalajoki

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  • Maakalla,fishermans island

    Kalajoki Things to Do

    From Kalajoki venesatama (boat-harbour) goes tuesday to sunday at summer a boat to Maakalla. It usually goes at 15 o´clock and at July also at 12 o´clock.It´s a small village on island, where is more sunny days than in maincountry. They have been able to use their own laws since 1720, when king of Sweden (witch Finland was part of then) gave them...

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  • Spa Hotel Sani

    Kalajoki Hotels

    Jukupolku 5, Kalajoki, 85100, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • The Dune

    Kalajoki Off The Beaten Path

    Visiting here less then a month after Dune 45 I must admit that the dunes here are not really impressive, but in a local terms of sun and sand, they are nice and interesting, so you should take a walk to see the dunes around here as well.

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Juuma

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  • Watching reindeers

    Juuma Favorites

    We were having breakfast in the cottage whem we saw this reindeer passing by our window.Ignoring we were there, he wandered around, munching some berries and moss, behaving like he was in his own backyard. Well, wasn't he?

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  • The row boat

    Juuma Favorites

    I love rowing, and the last time I had had the opportunity to do it was three years before, in Ireland.My girlfriend had never rowed before, and she also enjoyed it very much.

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  • A lake just for us

    Juuma Favorites

    We were wonderfully alone. We had a whole lake (Riekamojärvi, 1 km x 500 m) just for us!(That's me in the picture)

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Kuusamo

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  • Tunturi hiking (nordic walking)

    Kuusamo Things to Do

    Things to do according to our nature photo trip:-Kurkijärvi nordic lights watching-Kuukeli photographing (You can find this bird near camping places and near cottages)-poro meeting (nordic elks are very usual near the roads)Small hiking:-Riisitunturi (ca 6 km walking)-Iivaara (ca 4 km climbing)

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  • Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiiki

    Kuusamo Hotels

    Kylpylantie, Kuusamo, 93600, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Ski or die!

    Kuusamo Things to Do

    Next to Kuusamo there is a great skiing center called Ruka. It has great slalom opportunuties in the winter and nice hiking places in the summer. For hiking ask for "Karhunkierros" -route.I prefer Off Piste -snowboarding, but anything goes. ;)

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Raahe

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  • Info about History of Raahe

    Raahe Favorites

    I recommend you to have a look at the following page before coming to Raahe. -> Hitory of Raahe -It explains about history and the different houses of Raahe...

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  • Hotelli Raahen Hovi

    Raahe Hotels

    Kirkkokatu 28, Raahe, 92100, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Giant's Church

    Raahe Things to Do

    Kastellinlinna in Pattijoki is the the largest of the jätinkirkko ("Giant’s Church") formations in Finland.It is a stone formations in the shape of an oval, built around 3,000-1,600 B.C. It's not known for sure for which purpose these stone structures were built. Most probably they were campsites used by seal hunters. Though others suggest that...

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Puolanka

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  • Ski centres Paljakka and Ukkohalla

    Puolanka Things to Do

    You should visit Paljakka-Ukkohalla skiing centres. These two skiing centres Paljakka in Puolanka and Ukkohalla in Hyrynsalmi (distance between the centres 20 km) are together a many-sided skiing destination with lots of activities.In addition to cross-country skiing (250 kilometres of skiing tracks) and downhill skiing (23 slopes) you can enjoy...

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  • UKK Trail

    Puolanka Sports & Outdoors

    Walking down to the waterfall you will notice signs indicating the crossing of the UKK trail. This trail is named after Urho Kekkonen who was the Finnish president being the longest time in this position (from 1956 to 1981).The trail is very naturelike. Several huts and lean-to shelters give possibilities to stay overnight. Use the interactive map...

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  • Hepoköngäs - a waterfall in the woods

    Puolanka Things to Do

    I really enjoyed my visit at Hepoköngäs. Not only the drive there through the endless Finnish forests, but also the path from the parking to the waterfall is remarkingly beautiful. Forest which looks very old-growth surrounds Finlands highest waterfall.The path to the waterfall is well usable for wheel chairs!

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Taivalkoski

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    by Gili_S Updated May 23, 2006

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    Taivalkoski is a small but very nice place in the north part of Finland. I was passing thorough this town and had a break in this beautiful coffee house.

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Pattijoki

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    by tpk2 Updated May 18, 2007

    Kastellinlinna in Pattijoki is the the largest of the jätinkirkko ("Giant’s Church") formations in Finland.
    It is a stone formations in the shape of an oval, built around 3,000-1,600 B.C. It's not known for sure for which purpose these stone structures were built. Most probably they were campsites used by seal hunters. Though others suggest that they might have been used as ritual sites.

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