Venejoen Piilo

Accommodation in the middle of nature!

Venejoen Piilo offers accommodation in the middle of nature in North Karelia. The unique accommodation cabins and tents provide a hiding place from everyday life, an opportunity to enjoy the silence of nature in your own peace.

Visit webpage, Romppalantie 4 


Accommodation, cafe-restaurant and travel park.

Kontiolomat sijaitsee vanhassa Kontioniemen koulussa, Kontiolomat is located in the old Kontioniemi school, Kontiolahti. Apartments for rent for large and small groups, as well as a travel park for those traveling with their own means of accommodation. You can also enjoy tasty pizzas in the restaurant-café.

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Kontioniementie 26 A, 80770 Kontiolahti

Hotel Julie

A traditional hotel on Lehmonharju near Joensuu. There are good cycling routes, hiking trails and a lighted cross country skiing track in winter. 

Visit webpage, Valimontie 3

Motel Kontio

Motel Kontio is located along Road 6. Kontiolahti’s services, hiking trails and ski trails are within easy reach of the guest. The motel’s restaurant and sauna are at guests disposal.

Visit webpage , Huoltamontie 8

Wanha Mesta Guesthouse

Wanha Mesta Guesthouse is located along Kontionpolut in Kontioniemi. The Wanha Mesta Museum is located in the same building. Residents can also use a wooden sauna, summer kitchen and barbecue.

Visit webpage, Kontioniementie 26 b

Vaara Sport

Vaara Sport is a full-service training center for athletes, outdoor enthusiasts and sports clubs, located in Kontiolahti. Vaara Sport offers world class coaching and accommodation in a serene and inspiring setting. 

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Jääkärintie 88,
80790 Kontiolahti

Sirnihta Villas

On the shore of Höytiäinen, six high-quality log cabins of different sizes. A rowing boat is also available. The nature and magnificent scenery of Höytiäinen as well as the quality program services offer experiences and peace of mind to the guests.

Visit webpage, Sirnihtantie 7

Pohjan tilan Log Cabins

Log villas and cottage accommodation on the shores of the crystal clearwaters of Höytiäinen. In the autumn, great mushroom and berry fields open in the vicinity, and in winter, cross-country ski trails are in good condition.

Visit webpage, Pohjantie 15

Herajärvi Outdoor Center Kiviniemi

 A scenic cottage accommodation located near Koli National Park, which serves as the starting and crossing point of the Herajärvi tour. In addition, food, sauna, equipment rental and program services are available. There is also a campsite with facilities and sites for tents.

Visit webpage, Mustalahdentie 27

Sampo´s Cottages

Modern cottage accommodation, organic berry farm and ancillary services by the water in Lehmo. Guests are offered a smoke sauna, a hot tub, a hut, a lean-to, boats and a sports hall.

Visit webpage, Onnelantie 14-16

Cottage of Paiholan kyläyhdistys ry

The cottage of the Paihola village association is located on the banks of the Pielisjoki River in the village of Paihola.

Vieraile sivustolla, Kuurnan rantatie 44

Meeting and Party Facilities

Festive Hall Lautsa

A conference and festive hall located in Kontioranta, on the shore of Höytiäinen.

Visit website, Lautsantie 6


Tähtikallio’s elegant conference and festive hall was built during the Second World War, the ammunition depot of the Salpalinja artillery station was excavated into the rock. The Planetary Path to the Observatory also starts from the courtyard, where star performances are held during the dark season. Tähtikallio is open by appointment and serves as a conference and festive hall. 

Visit webpage Tähtitornintie, Jakokoski.

tel. 044 517 9539 (evenings and weekends)

Höytiäisen Helmi

Höytiäinen’s Helmi offers banquet facilities for use all year round, in addition, you can also rent accommodation. A good selection of different rental equipment, such as canoes, sup-rafts and a water trampoline., Riihilahdentie 7


Located in the center of Kontiolahti village, the traditional 19th-century farmhouse with its open courtyards takes you back to the atmosphere of a bygone era. Kotiseutukeskus organizes meetings as well as parties, as well as tasty meals on request. Kotiseutukeskus hosts concerts and events during the summer.

Visist webpage, Vierevänniementie 5, tel. 0400 275 599

Kontiolahti Biathlon

It is possible to rent the stadium’s press center for conference use.

Visit webpage, Napakympintie 24

Kontiolahden Avantouimarit

The sauna on the shore of Höytiäinen in Kontioniemi can be rented for private use outside public shifts.     

Visit website, Järvenlaskuntie 3