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    Events in Posio

    
    Inspired by Arctic Lapland -exhibition

    1.10.2016 - 31.5.2017

    Anu Pentik Gallery

    Free entrance!

    Welcome to see the works of art by the participants of the Tourism and Ceramic Symposiums 2016.

    In 2016, over 30 artists from all over the world participated in the two Ceramic & Tourism...

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    Finlandia Canoe Relay

    11.6. - 16.6.2017

    Finlandia Canoe Relay 2017 is an international canoe event, which will be arranged in June 2017 for the 33rd time, on the route from Kuusamo to Ii. The event is the longest canoe/kayak-relay in the...

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    Posio Fish Market Fair

    15.7. - 16.7.2017

    Posio Marketplace

    The biggest event of the year! Stay tuned for more information.

    Attractions

    Nature

    Experience the pure and silent nature of Finnish Lapland in Posio.

    Photography

    Posio is a great spot for nature and landscape photography.

    Korouoma Canyon

    Thrilling heights, breathtaking sceneries and challenging landscapes. Korouoma welcomes hikers of all experience levels all year round.

    Riisitunturi National Park

    Riisitunturi offers unforgettable views in the glow of the northern lights.

    Accessible Trails

    You can get out and enjoy Posio's outdoors on these accessible trails that offer wheelchair-ready surfaces.

    Places

    Local history, culture and art attractions make sure you will not get bored in Posio.

    Arctic Ceramic Centre

    A place for creating art and relaxing in the middle of the arctic wilderness.

    Local History Museum

    The Local History Museum of the Posio Municipality is a place worth a visit for its cultural environment and the beautiful surroundings.

    Akanlahti Log Transfer Facility

    Akanlahti entails a lot of history, as it is the only remaining log transfer facility in Finland.

    Pentik Culture Centre

    Pentik brings northern beauty and cosiness to your home.

    Activities

    Winter

    Welcome to winter wonderland!

    Winter weekly program

    Ice climbing in Korouoma, snowshoeing in Riisitunturi National Park, husky safaries and much more. Take a look!

    Cross-country skiing

    There are altogether 70 kilometers of skiing tracks in Posio for skiers of all experience levels.

    Ice climbing in Korouoma

    The steep cliffs of Korouoma offer outstanding climbing experiences.

    Reindeer Safaris

    What could be a better way of exploring the snowy forests of Posio than on a reindeer safari?

    Summer

    The summer of Posio offers excitement and experiences you will never forget.

    Fishing

    With more or less 3000 lakes and ponds the waters of Posio offer fascinating fishing spots.

    Orienteering

    In the summer, orienteering events and competitions are held regularly.

    Summer hiking

    The spectacular nature destinations and marked trails of Posio await for adventurers.

    Hunting

    The 130 000 hectares of hunting lands in Posio ensure a desired catch for everyone.

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    Stories

    Inspired by Arctic Lapland

    10.02.2017

    In Posio, ceramics and the pristine nature of Lapland are intertwined in a unique way.

    Posio Attends the Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2017

    11.01.2017

    Find music, ice falls and ceramics on our inspiring stand.

    Posio Municipality

    Area of Posio: 3500 km2
    Number of people in Posio: 3500
    Number of lakes & ponds in Posio: 3500
    Number of reindeer in Posio: More than people.

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