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  • Neristan – the old wooden town in Kokkola

    The Old Wooden Town Neristan is a gem at the centre of Kokkola and it is one of our country’s most extensively preserved historical area of wooden houses. Enjoy the walking along the ready-planned  route or participate in one of the guided tours of Neristan.

  • Lighthouse island of Tankar

    Tankar – the island of a thousand tales – is a picturesque lighthouse island in the outer archipelago. The traditions of seafaring and fishing live strong on this ruggedd and beautiful island. The M/S Jenny connection to Kokkola, the summer café, guest harbour and accommodation choices are available to the locals an  tourists alike.

  • Visit Kokkola brochure

    Our brochures can be read online.

  • Kokkola for children

    Have a great time in the well-maintained parks and skate areas of Kokkola. The weather is always perfect in VesiVeijari. There is both an indoor and an outdoor slide, which are sure to thrill you all day long. The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum offers something to see and do for the whole family.

  • Conference in Kokkola

    Congress Kokkola is easy to reach wherever you are! It provides a wide range of customisable and functional congress services in central Finland, along fast traffic connections. The meeting and conference facilities and the comfortable hotels of Kokkola are all situated in a central location, near the marketplace.

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Pearls of our summer

  • Let our fascinating stories entertain you

    Enjoy the summer in Kokkola. Participate in guided tours hosted by the local tour guides and hear fascinating stories about our beautiful town. Some of these tours are free of charge. You can also hire a private guide.

    Guided Tours
  • Beaches

    Is there anything better than take a refreshing dip in the ocean or  lake on a warm day, while enjoying the sandscape as far as the eye can see? Well, in Kokkola this is possible!

    Swimming beaches
  • Cycling year-round

    The surroundings of Kokkola offer ideal routes for cycling. Rent a fatbike or electric bike and explore destinations on the coast.  How about  participating in bike safaris?

    Cycling in Kokkola
  • Golf or minigolf

    Kokkola Golf Course (founded in 1957) offers a cozy and challenging golf experience for both beginners and more experienced players. The beautiful field, full-service clubhouse and restaurant offer many unforgettable moments. A full-size 18-hole golf course near the center of Kokkola. How about a mini golf game? It is possible at Kokkola Camping in Meripuisto.

    Golf
  • Escape Rooms

    Test your own puzzle solving skills. There are different escape rooms to choose from, do you dare to play them all? Room 513 is located on the premises of Hotel Seurahuone. The third and newest is the space mystery SpacEscape. Try also our LaserHero game.

    Escape Rooms
  • Taito Shop Kankuri

    Handicraft products from Kokkola and handicraft experiences in workshops and events. The selection includes Kokkola products made by the region’s artisans, lovely handicraft materials and DIY packages, and interesting handicraft workshops.

    Taito Shop Kankuri
  • Kokkolan Viinijuhlat

    A new wine and music festival in Kokkola. Come and enjoy the music, food and drinks. This is a high quality festival what you will have to experience yourself.

    Kokkolan Viinijuhlat
  • Vallila´s Kokkola design

    The Kokkola pattern is designed by Matleena Issakainen.  She got the idea to this pattern from the buildings, boat sheds and woods of the old wooden house area on the banks of the river Sunti.

    Vallila Online Store