TRADITION AND CULTURE FROM THE HEART

Kainuu offers a wealth of diverse cultural activities and heritage destinations that will fascinate anyone with an interest in history. War history buffs will find plenty of resonating destinations, such as the battlefields of Raate Road and the Winter War monument. Music and dance lovers in particular should not miss one traditional aspect of Finnish culture: the open-air dance pavilions. It’s more than likely that you will be swept along by the dance yourself. Read more about the culture of Kainuu.

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Raatteen Portti Winter War Museum
Dance Pavillion in Naapurinvaara

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Getting here

Welcome to Kainuu

Kainuu is located in the middle of Finland. There are daily flights to Kajaani, Oulu, Kuusamo and Kuopio from Helsinki. Kajaani is at the heart of the region and allows easy access to all of Kainuu. Oulu, Kuusamo and Kuopio are all roughly two hours from Kajaani by car. If you would like to see more of the Finnish landscape, you can travel conveniently from Helsinki to Kajaani by train.

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