The Kajaani-Oulujärvi area invites you to enjoy yourself! Have an adventure on the beaches, go hiking on the forest-covered hills, or enjoy the city’s cultural activities and idyllic shopping venues. There is plenty to do and experience, whether you are looking for physical activities, relaxation or culture and enjoy effortless travel – everything is nearby in Kajaani!
See and experience
Museums and theatres
Theatres and museums invite you to enjoy cultural activities: Kajaani City Theatre, Generaattori, Kajaani Art Museum, Kainuu Museum and Paltamo Toy Museum.
Shopping in Kajaani is effortless and fun. You will find high-quality local design, brick-and-mortar stores and larger retail chains, all located nearby. It’s easy to take a fancy to all of this!
Things to do
Spend hours at the Kaukavesi Aquatics Centre or the bowling alley and see premiere films in the cinema. Kajaani-Oulujärvi also has activities for the best day spent indoors!
The roots of the local Kajaani culture are set deep in the past. The city’s development has been promoted by many prominent persons with major influence on history, including Elias Lönnrot, Eino Leino and President Urho Kekkonen. Kajaani-Oulujärvi has several interesting attractions and places to visit, from Rauniolinna to churches, the Eino Leino House and sculptures and monuments.
Nature, hiking and cycling
The high hills and blue lakes offer versatile activities all year round. Cycling and nature hiking trails provide pleasant activities for the whole family. In the summer, you can admire the great Lake Oulujärvi along a paddling trail, sup-boarding or cruising to the Ärjä island, which is like a little paradise. In the winter, Lake Oulujärvi offers experiences on snowshoes, fishing or snowmobile.