Kaavi

In the Saame language of Laplanders, the word Kaavi means a boat harbour. Kaavi is a municipality with 3150 inhabitants in Northern Savo in the province of Eastern Finland. Kaavi was founded in 1875. The total area covers 789,59 km2, of which 115,49 km2 consists of waterways. The municipal centre is about 60 km from Kuopio City and 95 km from Joensuu City. The distance to Kuopio airport is 45 km.

Kaavi is a municipality with many possibilities and specialities, and it also offers many tourist activities. The river Vaikkojoki provides excellent facilities for shooting the rapids and fishing in the summer. There are marked routes for boaters from Lake Saimaa to the visitors` marinas, which are situated in the centre of the municipality of Kaavi and in Luikonlahti. Other local specialities include the slash-and-burn cleared district of Telkkämäki Hill, the Bell Foundry Juutila and utensils crafted from stone by Kaavin Kivi (tombstones, articles for household and art objects).

 

The public healthcare centre

Ambulances: The local emergency centre 112.
 

Tourism of Kaavi

Kaavi Municipality can offer plenty of possibilities.

THE RIVER VAIKKOJOKI

JUUTILA FOUNDRY MUSEUM

The only sand casting museum in the Nordic countries, in an old foundry at Vehkalahti in Kaavi.

TELKKÄMÄKI

In Telkkämäki you can learn about the genuine traditions of slash-and-burn clearing.

Besides the cultural activities in Telkkämäki, in the summertime you can enjoy summer theatre performances in Luikonlahti and in Maarianvaara.
Kaavi will make your holiday rewarding and memorable!

The tourism enterprises

ACTIVITY CENTER RAUKKU
* recreational activities with overnight accommodations
Radantie 11A, 73670 Luikonlahti
Tel. 044 251 9336
http://www.raukku.fi

DESIGN EEVA-MARIA LAITALA
Riihimäentie 285, 73640 Sivakkavaara
Tel. (017) 674 420
E-mail: desing@emlaitala.com
http://www.emlaitala.com

FARM ACCOMMODATION JOKELA
Vihtajärventie 49, 73620 Kortteinen 
040 764 3291, 040 963 9926
E-mail: maija.rasanen@jokelanmaatilamatkailu.fi
http://www.jokelanmaatilamatkailu.fi

FARM IIVANANPURO
Iivananpurontie 3 B, 73670 Luikonlahti
Tel. (017) 672 668, 0400 130 331
E-mail: jukka.rissanen@iivananpuro.fi
http://www.iivananpuro.fi

FARMHOUSE MIKKALA
Ahvenisentie 124, 73600 Kaavi
Tel. 040 524 6910
http://www.huvila.net/cgi-bin/pager.cgi?huvila=859&kieli=englanti

HOLIDAY COTTAGES KÄRENKOSKI
Kärenkoskentie 183, 73620 Kortteinen
Tel. 0400 752 960

HOLIDAY COTTAGES MAKKARAMÄKI
Luikonlahdentie 514 B, 73600 Kaavi
puh. 040 537 9569, 0400 215 987
E-mail: karinmail@suomi24.fi

HOLIDAY COTTAGES RANTALA
Luikonlahdentie 1277, 73670 Luikonlahti
Tel. 040 8235 797
E-mail: tellervo.toivanen@gmail.com

HOLIDAY COTTAGES SOMPARANTA
Somparannantie 16, 73670 Luikonlahti
Tel. 040 8235 797
E-mail: tellervo.toivanen@gmail.com

HOLIDAY HOUSE LAURINNIEMI
Katajantie 318 A, Syrjävaara Maarianvaara
Tel. 050 591 44 59
E-mail: martti@havukainen.com
http://www.laurinniemi.eu

HOLIDAY HOUSE TARJAN KOTIASKARE
Mäntyjärventie 773, 73620 Kortteinen
Tel. 050 569 0734
E-mail: tuntikki11@hotmail.com

HOLIDAY VILLAGE LUIKONLAHTI
Outokummuntie 61, 73670 Luikonlahti
Tel. 040 581 7255
E-mail: luikonlahdenlomakylä@co.inet.fi
http://www.luikonlahdenlomakyla.com

HOLIDAY VILLAGE VAIKON LOMA JA LOHI
Kärenkoskentie 146, 73620 Kortteinen
Tel. 0400 746 807
english: +358 40 743 1478
E-mail: antti.tukiainen@vaikonloma.com
http://www.vaikonloma.com

KAAVI HOLIDAY CENTRE
Kortteisentie 1747, 73620 Kortteinen
Tel. 040 581 8666
E-mail: info@kaavilomakeskus.fi
http://www.kaavilomakeskus.fi


MANOR HOUSE VILJAMAA
Riihijärventie 10, 73620 Kortteinen
Tel. 044 216 1507
E-mail: info@majakartanoviljamaa.fi
 
TELKKÄMÄKI NATURE RESERVE
Metsähallitus guide at Telkkämäki: Tel. +358 400 346 469
 

THE LOCATION OF KAAVI

 To Helsinki 450 km, 
 to Kuopio 60 km,
 to Joensuu 95 km and to
 the nearest airport, Rissala 45 km.

MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION OF KAAVI
TOURIST INFO

 THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAAVI
 PL 13
 73601 KAAVI
 e-mail: kirjaamo@kaavi.fi
 Fax: (017) 664 1333

 Tourist info:
 Tel. 040 820 9941