Pielinen Karelia consists of the towns of Lieksa and Nurmes situated by Finland's fourth biggest lake, Pielinen, and the municipality of Valtimo. There are approximately 23,000 inhabitants in the area. The unspoilt nature with its rapids, national parks and national landscapes of Koli, the crowning glory of the region, offer pleasures to both locals and visitors. Active locals and various events bring hustle and bustle to the area. The businesses of the region lead the way particularly in the refining of metal, plastic, wood and stone.
Anne Kokkonen, Region Marketing, tel. +358 400 783 374, email@example.com
Learn more about the municipalities of the region:
Lieksa │ Nurmes │ Valtimo