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Paivaniemi Destination Guide

Delve into Paivaniemi in Finland

Paivaniemi in the region of Oulu is a city in Finland - some 431 mi or ( 694 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Paivaniemi

Current time in Paivaniemi is now 09:16 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Virta, Suomussalmi, Savukoski, Salla, and Rukajärvi. While being here, make sure to check out Virta . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Paivaniemi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


toboggan geant Ruka Finlande

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1000m de piste de toboggan , sensations fortes assurées ..

Kuusamo Ruka

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Downhill skiing in Ruka Kuusamo ..

Resistenza.FI - Ruka!Road!Trip!

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RUKAPALVELU FARNORTH Snowmobile safari in Kuusamo Lapland

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Rukapalvelu's Snowmobile safari - Rukapalvelun moottorikelkkasafari ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Karhunkierros (Finnish for Bear's Ring, although the route is not circular) is a hiking trail that stretches from Salla to Kuusamo in north-eastern Finland. The route was first marked in 1955, and has since become the most popular hiking trail in Finland, attracting some 15,000 hikers every year, mainly over the high season lasting from mid-July to late September. The trail is approximately 80 kilometres long, and runs for the most of its length within the Oulanka National Park.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 66.16 29.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Geography of Northern Ostrobothnia, Hiking trails in Finland, Kuusamo, Visitor attractions in Northern Ostrobothnia

Rukatunturi ski jumping hill

The Rukatunturi ski jumping hill, located in Kuusamo, is the largest ski jumping hill in Finland. It regularly hosts the opening event of the ski jumping World Cup. The large hill and two smaller hills have a plastic matting. The unofficial hill record is 148 metres, jumped by Veli-Matti Lindström in the 2000 Finnish national championships. The official record is one metre shorter, jumped by Gregor Schlierenzauer in 2007.

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Located at 66.17 29.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Kuusamo, Ski jumping venues in Finland


Rukatunturi is a 490 metres high fell and a ski resort in Kuusamo, Finland. Apart from downhill skiing, there are over 500 km of cross-country skiing tracks. Also snowmobiles can be rented to enjoy some of the area's 600 km of snowmobile routes (of which 100 km are safari organizers' private routes). Ruka is also the southern end of the Karhunkierros hiking trail.

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Located at 66.20 29.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Northern Ostrobothnia, Kuusamo, Ski areas and resorts in Finland, Visitor attractions in Northern Ostrobothnia


Ala-Kitka is a lake of Finland.

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Located at 66.27 29.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Lakes of Finland