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.

Visit webpage

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