Winter Season 2020-2021

North Karelia’s numerous winter activities make it possible to have an eventful vacation. Play in the snow, go skiing or snowshoeing, experience winter fishing or just let your mind and soul relax by watching the beautiful sceneries. Here are some tips to help you plan your winter trip in North Karelia.

Experience Koli on snow

Koli, the oldest bedrock of Europe, is at its best in snow cover during the winter holidays. National Park and its environment offer a lot to see and do to travelers. Koli offers for example snowshoeing, husky safaris and downhill skiing. During the winter holidays there are also many skiing events.

Winter holiday in Koli

Äksyt Ämmät travel agency

An eco-friendly travel agency Äksyt Ämmät guides you to the best cross-country skiing trails, husky safaris and other unforgettable adventures. With a guide, you will get more out of your vacation  and enjoy your adventures with ease.

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Ilomantsi – the easternmost municipality of Finland

Ilomantsi is a convenient travel destination offering breathtaking natural landscapes for those who enjoy outdoor activities in a relaxed atmosphere. Ilomantsi is known as one of the most snowy places in North Karelia, which makes it a great winter holiday destination.

Snow holiday in Möhkö, the easternmost village of Finland

Besides many other winter activities, in Ilomantsi there are several, well maintained cross-country skiing trails.

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Travel with huskies

From Guesthouse to Guesthouse Tour with Huskies lasts for five days and includes food, accommodation, sauna every evening and an unforgettable experience in North Karelian winter.

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Live like a local

Do you want to experience your holiday like a local and see unique places? Book your experience and find yourself in the middle of authentic North Karelian way of living.

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Activities in Bomba area

Bomba Karelian village is a lively area full of winter activities such as husky tours and traditional winter fishing. From Bomba you can also get transportation to Kontiolahti and spend a day as a biathlon competitor.

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