You can hire a bike to explore town from Kesport Konesola , which can also help out with fishing permits for Pielinen and fishing tips.
Dating from 1896, the massive brick Lutheran Church is the largest in North Karelia, with around 2300 seats. You’ll know it by its...
There’s a good chance you’ll hook salmon at Lokinlampi , a stocked pond north of town.
This Italian place in the commercial centre of Porokylä does pizza and pasta. Later it becomes a popular pub.
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The Ikola Museum is an agricultural museum in Tuupala, 1km northeast of Nurmes’ town centre, which features an open-air exhibit of Karelian wooden buildings.