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Our services during early summer 2019

Accommodation, breakfasts and saunas, dinners for pre-order for overnight guests and groups. Rowing boat, canoes and bikes to rent for our guests. Summer cafe with alcohol licence for visitors opens 16.6.2019 - before that we serve our overnight guests and other visitors when needed. Welcome!

Midsummer eve at Vuonislahti 21.6.2019

Welcome to relax and enjoy nature, peace, traditional saunas and good food at Herranniemi. You can also go to traditional finnish midsummer eve dances to the village dancing pavillion, participate on midsummer celebrations and see the midsummer bonfires at the village shore: All located only 1 km away from Herranniemi. Ask for available accommodation options: +358400 482 949 or

Hydrofoil SuviExpress operates 18.6.-15.8.2019

Hydrofoil operates daily (exept mondays) once to both ways Lieksa-Vuonislahti-Koli. It is possible to take also a bicycle to hydrofoil. More information: HF Suviexpress +359400-788 106 or

Paateri, the home and studio of Eva Ryynänen

Eva Ryynänen was an amazingly talented and hard working sculptor and her artist home can be found at Vuonislahti, about 7 km from Herranniemi. You can get to Paateri from Herranniemi also by boat or canoe (3 km). Paateri is a beautiful place and it consists of the artist's home, studio, timber church and cafĂ©, all designed by the sculptress and full of her works of art. Paateri is open for visitors 15.5.-15.9.2019 10- 18.

WE RECOMMEND STRAIGHT BOOKINGS - all our accommodation is not on sale at reservation system has caused misunderstandings about availability of our rooms. Only couple of our basic rooms are on sale at - if the system says we are full we might still have space by straight bookings.

By sending e-mail, filling the reservation form at our web page or calling you will get more options and personal service. That way we can also discuss about benefits of customers, who stay more than one night. You will NOT get accommodation cheaper from despite of their advertising.


Up the date pic from lake Pielinen

Welcome to Herranniemi

Enjoy traditional rustic athmosphere in the national landscape of Koli. We offer accommodation, restaurant services, seasonal activities and exellent facilities for different kinds of celebrations and gatherings.

Delicious traditional food, cosy accommodation, friendly and communicative service and seasonal activities give you unique oppoturnity to spend unforgettable holiday or occasion. Beautiful, peaceful environment and three different kind of saunas with peat-, honey- and salt -treatment possibilities and herbal baths offer you relaxation and well being.

Herranniemi is located in the center of the culture village Vuonislahti, straight by the Finland`s fourth biggest lake Pielinen. Nearby you can find famous sculpture Eva Ryynänen`s atelier and unique timber church, animal and experience park Pikkukili, Ruunaa rapids and hiking area, Koli national park and skiing resorts, Patvinsuo national park, traditional outdoor museum Pielinen museum and many other culture and nature resorts to visit. We wish you warmly welcome to experience beautiful nature and lively culture of North Karelia.

We recommend straight bookings by our websites reservation form, e-mail or phone. When says we are full, it might not be so. All our accommodatiion is not in sale at - by straight reservation you can get more options and also cheaper prices expecially when staying several nights.


Up the date pic from lake Pielinen


In Koli and Lake Pielinen area you will have a true winter wonderland experience!