Autumn holiday in North Karelia!

Admire the autumnal colours of nature at Koli, enjoy the spa at Bomba or head out to a concert or a gig in Joensuu. Autumn break in North Karelia is filled with experiences! 

Charm of the national view at Koli

The stunning landscapes of Koli National Park dazzle all year round. Admire the sunrise from the top of Ukko-Koli at Break Sokos Hotel Koli, set off on a three-peak tour from the hotel courtyard - unforgettable views open up before you here. You can also stay at the new Break Sokos Hotel Koli Kylä, which is full of lively action, Koli village atmosphere and scenic hiking trails.

Koli has plenty of routes and paths of different lengths either to hike or to cycle. Devil's church (Pirunkirkko) offers challenges with its narrow and tall caves. This is probably the most mystic destination of Koli and there's plenty of stories about it. Or do you prefer fishing? Book a fishing trip to lake Pielinen.

After the adventures and admiring the scenery, enjoy dinner at the Grill it! Koli in the scenic hotel and in the evening relax in the gentle bubbles of Koli Relax Spa or in the Restaurant Tervaskanto and the hotel's fabulous sauna facilities.


A luxurious spa holiday at Bomba

Bomba located on the shore of lake Pielinen is a unique year-round destination. Step in the hotel, put on a bathrobe and head out to the spa. Spa Bomba is a luxurious oasis for relaxing which exudes Karelian mysticism with its saunas and the pool department.

In addition to the spa, Bomba has plenty of things to do outside. Hiking paths start right from the hotel yard. Wild Nordic organizes nature experiences on lake Pielinen and on the ground. Husky trips, fishing and adventures on a fatbike – head out to the safari house and choose an activity of your liking!

Bomba House with its boutiques and restaurants is a unique culture destination located at the Karelian village. During holiday season you can take part in Karelian Pie Workshops or Valamo Wine Tasting. These can be also booked separately to your group!

At the end of the year, you can take advantage of our spa hotel offer. Book your stay from with the code KYLPYLÄ starting from 71,50€/person/night/2 person room, valid until 31.12.2023.


Culture and nature experiences in Joensuu

Chamber concerts at Carelia Hall, musicals at the city theater, Harbor Markets - Joensuu if anyone is a cultural city. Add to this the offerings of the North Karelian Museum Hilma and Joensuu Art Museum ONNI and the weekend's cultural part is packed.
To the gig! Las Palmas and Restaurant Kerubi's autumns are full of pop and rock world's hottest stars and there is even a little festival atmosphere on offer! Lehtiä Ilosaaressa event at Joensuu Arena (6.10.) brings to the stage e.g. Behm, Gettomasa and Eurovision superstar Käärijä!

What about nature experiences? Go around the seven bridges of the city or go to Kuhasalo nature tracks. After a refreshing day outside you can enjoy a relaxed dinned. Joensuu has become an interesting restaurant city and the selection is wide from cocktail bars to cozy bistros. Book a table to Aittaranta or to Bistro Heili.

A new pampering spa Kimmel in Joensuu brings a sense of luxury to your holiday when combined with a Superior X hotel room. Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna with its various restaurants and saunas can be found right next to the marketplace.

Welcome to spend your autumn holiday in North Karelia!