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- the home and studio of sculptress Eva Ryynänen (1915-2001),  located about 27 km from the town centre of Lieksa.

Paateri consists of the artist's home, studio, church and café, all designed by the sculptress.





Pielisen museo -  Pielinen Museum

-  is a local museum of the Lieksa district and the second largest open-air museum in Finland. The museum consists of the main building and an extensive outdoor area with more than 70 buildings.

The open-air museum displays farm houses with outbuildings from three centuries, mills, forest workers' log cabins and timber floating history, farm implements and tools, storehouses containing vehicles, boats, fishing tackle and firefighting equipment.



Monola granary

- Jean and Aino Sibelius' honeymoon destination by Lake Pielinen





Rukajärvi Centre 

-  world war II history

Extensive collection of photos, maps, paintings, handicraft products and other objects related to Finnish soldiers' service at the Rukajärvi front in Russian Karelia.

Rukajärvi Front was the large wilderness area where the commander of the 14th division, general Erkki Raappana and his soldiers fought the Soviet army for three years during the 2nd world war.


Rukajärvi  Road

-  44 km long road from Lieksa railway station to the Russian  border, wartime battle structures.

                                                                                        The railway in Lieksa is located near the Russian border and that was the reason why the 230 km                                                                                            long road starting from the railway station was the main route for military supplies to Rukajärvi.




Koli natural park

"When you take in the marvellous view over Lake Pielinen from the top of Ukko-Koli hill, it's easy to see why this spot has attracted so many Finnish artists, photographers and nature-lovers over the centuries. Koli's hills and lakes provide fine settings for enjoyable outings and activities at any time of year. "






Ruunaa hiking area/recreational  area

Activities from hiking to fishing, experience also the freely foaming Ruunaa rapids! You can choose from traditional wooden boat, rubber raft or wooden raft.









 - 70 km long paddling route near the Russian border









- world war II history 

Winter war delaying and defensive positions

Reconstructed Salpa Line frontline post






Pappilanluhta biosphere area

-  lies within the North Karelia Biosphere Reserve. The merged Pappilanluhta wetland with a bird-watching tower near the centre of the town.