Eat and drink

Strawberries, blueberries, honey, meat and fish and many more tasty treats! Did you know that over 60% of all strawberries in North Karelia are produced in Kesälahti? Or did you know that the Puruveden muikku vendace caught in our region is covered by the EU’s protected geographical indication? In summer, the easiest way to get fresh berries is directly from the farm, and vendace is served in many restaurants. Smoked vendace oil preserves are also a great and very popular souvenir.

Here are some additional reasons to fall in love with Central Karelia

The best things about travel are the time spent together and the amazing experiences. Begin planning your holiday by getting to know the people, experiences and phenomena of Central Karelia. These stories and pictures will whisk you away from the daily bustle and provide new ideas for leisure.


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