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Winter’s Delightful Tips for Travelers

In Kajaani-Oulujärvi area, there’s plenty to do, experience, and enjoy for everyone. Choose from a diverse range of activities: go skiing, snowshoeing, or ice skating. For longer excursions, opt for a snowmobile safari or a trek on Icelandic horses. Culture enthusiasts can enjoy in concerts, memorable theater performances, and explore the exhibits in the local museums. Come and be enchanted!

Accommodation offers

Winter campaign

Spa getaway in Kajaani 126 €/night/double room

Enjoy a delightful spa getaway in Kajaani! The package includes accommodation in a double room, a hearty breakfast, and two passes to the Kaukavesi aquatic center located in connection with the hotel premises. Read more
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Winter campaign

Stay in a Manor Room for 2 nights and get the 3rd night for free

Enjoy a captivating accommodation surrounded by beautiful river landscapes. Read more
Winter campaign

Happy Family Spa Vacation in Kajaani – 131€/night/family room

Recharge and enjoy your time on a family spa getaway in Kajaani! The package includes accommodation in a spacious family room, a hearty breakfast, and four passes to the aquatic center located within the hotel premises. Read more

Vuottolahti skating trail on natural lake ice Spend a wonderful winter day on Lake Oulujärvi ice skating and hiking

The excursion skating trail is suitable for people of all ages and provides a fantastic setting for spending a winter day with the whole family, including furry companions. The area also features fireplaces with firewood for enjoying refreshments.

This unique skating trail is just a 30-minute drive away from Kajaani. The trail, spanning over 1 km on Lake Oulujärvi, is accompanied by an additional forest route of approximately 2 km. Next to the skating trail, there are about 8 kilometers of tracks for traditional and skate skiing.

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See and experience Explore the museums and theater offerings

Kajaani is known for its distinctive and high-quality cultural offerings. Here, you can indulge in performing arts and explore ever-changing exhibitions in museums throughout the year. Music, art, dance, theater, and unforgettable events – come and explore!

Explore the museums and theater offerings

Embrace the winter wonders outdoors

See and experience

Arctic sleigh sauna on the ice of Lake Oulujärvi

Enjoy a truly unique arctic experience on the ice of Lake Oulujärvi in a sleigh sauna under millions of stars! Read more
Things to do

Arctic Giant Safaris

Arctic Giant Safaris is a safari house in the Arctic Giant, offering activities all year round. Read more
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Things to do

Iso-Ruuhijärvi fishing area

Iso-Ruuhijärvi is an outdoor and recreational fishing centre in Kajaani and one of Kainuu’s most popular recreational fishing destinations. Ruuhijärvi is only 14 kilometres from Kajaani. Read more
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Winter Fishing Trip to Lake Oulujärvi

We explore the secrets of winter fishing on the vast frozen expanse of Ärjänselkä, located on Lake Oulujärvi. Read more
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Winter trip to Ärjänsaari island for the whole family

Ärjänsaari is worth seeing and experiencing in winter. It offers natural slopes for downhill sledding and beautiful winter lake views. Read more

NATURE AND HIKING Hiking trails invite you to the stunning beauty of nature

The varied landscape, elevation changes, and memorable landscapes beckon you to explore the Kajaani and Lake Oulujärvi area. Among the trails and hiking destinations, you will surely find an option that suits you. How about a city stroll along the Renfors trail or snowshoeing in the footsteps of giants?

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Enjoy events and concerts

Situated near the city center, the congress and cultural center Kaukametsä offers a rich and diverse array of events and music through the year!

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Plenty to do indoors

Things to do

Bowling in Puisto

Puisto is a place for versatile activities and food in Kajaani. You can bowl, and play pool and mini golf. Pancho Villa, a restaurant located under the same roof, offers delicious food to fight hunger. Read more
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Escape room games in Kajaani

Set up your own team and see how far you’ll get! The task is to escape from the room in 60 minutes by solving different tasks requiring logical reasoning and wit. Read more
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Cinema BioRex Kajaani

The modern cinema near the Kajaani city centre was completed in 2004. Read more
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Kaukavesi Aquatics Centre

Kaukavesi Aquatics Centre offers recreation for the whole family. Relax in the hot water pool, have fast fun on the water slide or increase your fitness in the competition pool. Read more
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Play padel on an indoor court

Play padel in Kajaani all year round. Instruction is also available for beginners and more advanced padel players. Read more


Catch all the events in one go! Explore our Arctic Lakeland area wide event calendar HERE

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