Kaustinen is a small village 47km southeast of Kokkola. There isn't much to see in the village itself, so plan your visit around the superb Kaustinen Folk Music Festival in July. Such is the renown of this festival, the Peanuts cartoon character 'Woodstock' is called 'Kaustinen' in the Finnish translation.
The small tourist information office (Kaustintie 1) is easy to find in the centre. Nearby is the festival office, which handles accommodation during the event. The bus station, shops and services are all easily reached on foot.
The Kaustinen Folk Music Festival (