Kitee town and other regions offers a lots of things to do and see. It is easy to make day trips by car to see the sights or you can take part in the events. We located about an hour’s drive from Joensuu, Punkaharju and Savonlinna. Also Koli national park, Valamo monastery in Heinävesi or Möhkö Ironworks in Ilomantsi are good day trip destinations.
From map you find info to main sights and attractions by region. – there are also our tips for you.
Kitee
– Stone Church of Kitee
– Puhos and the Puhos larch forest
– Sovintola —handicrafts and culture
Tohmajärvi
– Puun Sielu Gallery
– Lutheran Church of Tohmajärvi
– Hydroelectric Plant Museum of Saario
Rääkkylä
– Paksuniemi
– Kotista Toy Museum
Joensuu
– Churches in Joensuu
– North Karelian Museum
– Botanical garden and tropical butterfly garden
Ilomantsi
– Möhkö ironworks
– Hermanni Winery
Heinävesi
– Valamo monastery
– Lintula convent
Outokumpu
– The old mine with its museum of mining
Punkaharju
– Lusto – The Finnish Forest Museum
– Hotel Punkaharju
Savonlinna
– Olavinlinna Castle
– The church of Kerimäki
Koli
– The national Parks
– The cultural treasures of Visitor Centre Ukko
Nurmes
– Bomba House and Karelian Village
– Steam engine depot tour
– Wood-Nurmes and the old market town
Lieksa
–  The countryside experience farmstead of PikkuKili
– Pielinen Museum