Kesälahti 'summer bay'
Kesälahti is a popular summer destination especially for families
who enjoy camping. Near by the Puruvesi lake there are four active holiday villages with cabins, tent and trailer areas. The name of the
municipality means a 'summer bay' in finnish. Major industries in Kesälahti are fishing, strawberry farming and metal industry.
A chrystal clear lake Pyhäjärvi that stretches into
Russia. Lake Pyhäjärvi is one of the biggest lakes in North Karelia and it´s one of Finland’s best lakes for fishing with a lure. It also offers magnificent possibilities to enjoy the water, swim, sit on the beach or sail.
Nature, scenery and bird watching can be done in Hovinmäki in Totkunniemi, Pienivaara and Kuolemanlampi. Kuolemanlampi bird watching tower is near by the highway 6.
Daycare, pre-school, elementary school (9 grades), library, gymnastics hall, ski tracks, sports field, tennis field, ice hockey rink, health care center, food stores etc.
Karjalan Kievari´s Salmon pond
Lake Pyhäjärvi is a crystal clear lake that stretches into Russia. One of the biggest lakes in North Karelia, it offers beautiful Lakeland scenery at its best. Lake Puruvesi is one of Finland´s best lakes for fishing with a lure, and it offers magnificent possibilities to enjoy the water element and fishing.
The Karjalan Kievari Holiday Center has a salmon pond for fishing. We maintain the fish stock by planting fish, and you can catch quite big salmons as well. In wintertime you can experience the fishing through the ice. The pond is situated in a very quiet place behind the Holiday Center, and can be easily achieved through beautiful ridge scenery. You can park the car nearby. Fishing permits can be purchased from Karjalan Kievari Reception. Come to experience the beauty of the fishing in a unique environment!