Wuokati. Recreation and entertainment (Topic)

Traval Articles » Travel » Wuokati. Recreation and entertainment

Wuokati. Recreation and entertainment

Rating: 7,5/10 (100 votes)


Vuokati has a well-developed tourist infrastructure. Here everyone will find something to their liking. In winter, the resort turns into a real Mecca for skiers.

Vuokati Entertainment:
  • Alpine skiing - for beginners and professionals
  • Cross-country skiing - the resort has many skiing trails. You can get on cross-country skis as soon as you leave the cottage
  • Snowboarding
  • Safari - thrill-seekers can ride high speed snowmobiles or explore the surroundings, swaying in a dog sled. Feel like Santa Claus, rushing in a reindeer sled around the neighborhood.
  • Winter fishing
  • Snowshoes - a walk in the forest with them will not let you fall into the snow

There are a total of 13 slopes of varying difficulty in Vuokati (for beginners and professionals). The longest of them is 1100 meters long. At the same time, the maximum height difference is 174 meters. Most of the trails are for beginners and children - they can use the elevator for free. But only if they ride on a slope specially designed for them. Tourists can use 8 lifts (3 of them anchor, 2 chairlifts and 3 tows).

In addition, the resort has a trail for skiing flat skiing. Its length is 150 km, 12 km of which are illuminated.

A distinctive feature of Vuokati is the presence of a special tunnel for snowboarders, 100 m long and 20 m wide. At the very bottom there are cafes with restaurant. At the rental point, you can rent equipment and sportswear, or buy them in a specialized store. In addition, Vuokati has its own halflipe snowboard park, which is open year-round.


Vuokati is not closed in summer. These days in rental centers tourists are offered everything they need for fishing, golf, karting, tennis, volleyball, Finnish baseball, etc. Here you can go for a walk on the water surface, learn to horse riding or spend time at a picnic in the woods with your family and friends.

When you come to Vuokati with children, visit the local water park Holiday Club Katinkulta - it is considered one of the best in Scandinavia.

The resort offers numerous massage rooms, gyms and sports centers. Not far from the ski slopes are bars and restaurants where you can eat and relax. You can visit bowling or billiards, as well as souvenir shops and shopping centers - it is convenient to choose gifts for yourself and your loved ones there.


The main attraction of Vuokati resort is its nature. Fans of historical values should visit:
  • Ethnographic Museum"Kalevapark" in Kuhmo - the museum's exposition is on display in the open air
  • Local history museum in the province of Kuhmo
  • Residence of Father Frost in Kuhmo - there is an ethnographic village in which the real Finnish Father Frost lives - Yoloupuki
  • Mansion"Aatos" and the museum of agriculture in the town of Sotkamo

We also recommend reading Turku. Recreation and entertainment

Topic: Wuokati. Recreation and entertainment.Wuokati. Recreation and entertainment

Author: Kelly Costine