The nature around Lake Pyhäjärvi is unique: lakes, rivers, rare birds, rare plants, fishing grounds, forests and swamplands are found in areas like Kurjenrahka National Park, Kuhankuono hiking trail, Vaskijärvi Strict Nature Reserve, Harjureitti hiking trail – the region is also full of a huge variety of hiking and cross-country skiing trails.

A bit more detail: if you prefer looking at life through binoculars, then lakeside birdwatching offers a relaxing place for lovers of natural peace.

Lake Pyhäjärvi is one of Europe’s best for fish populations. Its length create a maritime impression. The sheer variety of watercourses in the region offer adventurous experiences for those who like kayaking.

Lake Pyhäjärvi provides a setting for a variety of water sports such as SUP-boarding. And if you like a game where you can wander through forests and meadows, try the popular frisbeegolf courses in the Pyhäjärvi region.

Despite the cold, even in winter the lakes of the region offer recreation opportunities like ice fishing, skiing, windsurfing and Nordic-skating. Plus, there’s always a choice of invigorating saunas and ice-swimming areas.