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    Events in Posio

    
    Posio Fish Market Fair

    15.7. - 16.7.2017

    Posio Marketplace

    The biggest event of the year! Stay tuned for more information.

    Koillismaan Rastipäivät

    19.7. - 23.7.2017

    Kirintövaara Fell

    A national-level orienteering competition will be held in Posio and Kuusamo in the summer 2017. The four-day competition entails four legs - first two in Posio 19.-20.7 and last two in Kuusamo...

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    Finnish Nature day

    26.8.2017

    Riisitunturi National Park

    Finnish Nature Day will be celebrated together, a hundred days ahead of Finland's 100th independence day. Raise your glass in a toast to Finnish nature and raise the flag. The national anthem will be...

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    Attractions

    Nature

    Experience the pure and silent nature of Finnish Lapland in Posio.

    Lake Livojärvi

    Lake Livojärvi is one of the most popular summer destinations in Posio. Its long white sandy beaches and clear waters attract sunbathers and swimmers from all over the world.

    Other Nature Sites

    The Magic Land of Lapland offers endless options for self-oriented hikers.

    Korouoma Canyon

    Thrilling heights, breathtaking sceneries and challenging landscapes. Korouoma welcomes hikers of all experience levels all year round.

    Riisitunturi National Park

    Riisitunturi offers unforgettable views in the glow of the northern lights.

    Places

    Local history, culture and art attractions make sure you will not get bored in Posio.

    Timisjärvi Art Centre

    A home of art dedicated to Finnish design and ceramics.

    Arctic Ceramic Centre

    A place for creating art and relaxing in the middle of the arctic wilderness.

    Akanlahti Log Transfer Facility

    Akanlahti entails a lot of history, as it is the only remaining log transfer facility in Finland.

    Korpihilla

    A charming café, a lovely place to visit.

    Activities

    Winter

    Welcome to winter wonderland!

    Cross-country skiing

    There are altogether 70 kilometers of skiing tracks in Posio for skiers of all experience levels.

    Winter weekly program

    Ice climbing in Korouoma, snowshoeing in Riisitunturi National Park, husky safaries and much more. Take a look!

    Husky safaris

    Enjoy the thrill of speed on a husky safari and learn how to control your own dog sled!

    Ice climbing in Korouoma

    The steep cliffs of Korouoma offer outstanding climbing experiences.

    Summer

    The summer of Posio offers excitement and experiences you will never forget.

    Water recreation

    With more or less 3000 lakes and ponds, Posio is a dream location for tourists who enjoy long deserted beaches and exciting water activities.

    Summer hiking

    The spectacular nature destinations and marked trails of Posio await for adventurers.

    Disc golf course

    Posio disc golf course has 9 holes and it is situated in Kirintövaara.

    Orienteering

    In the summer, orienteering events and competitions are held regularly.

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    Stories

    Proud to Be from Here

    12.06.2017

    Home. The true meaning of this word does not usually truly get to us until we leave.

    Inspired by Arctic Lapland

    10.02.2017

    In Posio, ceramics and the pristine nature of Lapland are intertwined in a unique way.

    Posio Municipality

    Area of Posio: 3500 km2
    Number of people in Posio: 3500
    Number of lakes & ponds in Posio: 3500
    Number of reindeer in Posio: More than people.

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