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Experience Kokkola

  • 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 Spring

  • New boatshow in Kokkola opens the boating season

    The VESILLE – till HAVS boat show, to be held in the Meripuisto park area, will showcase the boat industry in the Kokkola region. Kokkola Meripuisto creates a great setting for organizing the event. Meripuisto is popular park area, and is located right by the sea. The event will feature a wide range of boats as well as products and services related to boating and leisure activities. There will be boats both on land and at sea, some of which will be available for sea trials. Camping and tourism are part of the event.

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  • Events in Kokkola

    Check out current and upcoming events easily via the eventacalendar. Pick out categories that interest you and choose suitable days, when you want to enjoy the memorable Kokkola.

  • 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
  • Traces of the land uplift and maritime

    Kokkola National Urban Park covers an area of almost 20 000 hectares, mostly comprised of water areas. The park stretches from Kokkola railway station to the maritime archipelago and Tankar Lighthouse.

    Kokkola National Urban Park
  • Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra 50 years

    Winner of many awards, the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra is one of the best-known Finnish orchestras internationally. We warmly invite you to share with us the harmonious sound of our dynamic, quick-to-react orchestra.

  • Guardia Nueva

    Guardia Nueva, entertainment and tango orchestra, is like a harebell in December. Tender yet strong, blue, Finnish and genuine, sensitive and surprising. A musical horn of plenty, working with the brightest stars among Finnish artists. When you’re capable of such a lot, there is no need to settle for less. Guardia Nueva is more than an orchestra. It is an experience that you must see and hear yourself!

    Guardia Nueva
  • A Gift Card with Sea Breeze

    A gift card is always a good idea! Buy a gift card for the amount you want and you can use it for the service you want in the Visit Kokkola online store. Delivery immediately by e-mail.

    To our online store
  • 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 and the newest is Mestarivaras. Try also our LaserHero game.

    Escape Rooms
  • Kola Seal Cub

    Kola Seal Cub is a logo designed by Elina Warsta. This logo can now be found on t-shirts and bags. You can buy  these products from the Tourist Office on Market Place or you can shop online (Boardvillage´s Webshop). We also will give a 1 € donation with each purchase to a charity for children and youth.

    Boardvillage´s webshop


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