TAKE A CANOE TRIP OR LAKE CRUISE ON THE WATERS OF KAINUU
Kainuu is dotted with unique bodies of water whose breath-taking majesty you can enjoy in solitude in your quietly gliding canoe. Formed more than two billion years ago, the ageless canyon lake in Hossa National Park winds its way among stunning, austere cliffs. You can take a traditional steamboat cruise on Oulujärvi Lake – the Kainuu Sea – right from the centre of Kajaani. Our clean waters offer an unmatched variety of aquatic experiences to the traveller.
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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.