F, Lake Pielinen Region

- Finland, Lake Pielinen Region

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At the heart of northern Karelia is Pielinen, Finland’s sixth-largest lake, which offers...
 

Nurmes

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With wide birched streets and a small terraced Puu-Nurmes (Old Town), the Russian heritage of this town, founded in...
 

Koli National Park

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The magnificent sweep of islands strewn through Lake Pielinen is the landscape equivalent of the Finnish national anthem...
 

Nurmijärvi District

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Known for its canoeing routes on the Jongunjoki, the Nurmijärvi area is wild and remote. Nurmijärvi...
 

Lieksa

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Situated on the banks of Lake Pielinen, Lieksa is unlovely in itself, but makes a good base for nearby activities...
 

Paalasmaa Island

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Noted for its scenery, this is the largest island in Lake Pielinen and the highest in Finland at 225m...
 

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