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Finland - Karelia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Karelia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.
If you’re looking for wilderness, powerful history and the Finnish soul, your search starts here. Densely forested and gloriously remote, this is paradise for nature lovers. Bears and wolves roam freely across the Russian frontier, and animal hides allow visitors a close encounter.
- swoosh down the ski slopes in winter, or swoop above the tree line aboard the summer chairlift, in Koli National Park
- shoot Ruunaa’s rapids on a rubber raft
- cruise from Lappeenranta to the Karelian town of Vyborg
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: South Karelia, Lappeenranta, Imatra, North Karelia, Joensuu, Ilomantsi, Hattuvaara, Lake Pielinen, Koli National Park, Paalasmaa Island, Vuonislah-ti, Lieksa, Patvinsuo National Park, Ruunaa Recreation Area, Nurmijärvi District, Nurmes.
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