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Lake Pielinen

Pielinen ─ is the 4th largest lake in Finland. It is located in the north of the city of Joensuu and spreads its waters between Juuka, Lieksa and Nurmes. Lake Pielinen has the area of 90,000 hectares - perfectly pure, unspoilt, preserved wild nature, surrounded by picturesque hills and pine trees. On the western shore of the lake in the central part of the area there are located famouse Koli hills, which together with the National Koli Park are considered as a most famous and beautiful natural sites in Finland.

Ukko-Koli's Scenic Lift is open everyday from 4.6.-21.8. from 10am-2pm and from 2.30pm-5.30pm. The scenic lift offers you beautiful views on lake Pielinen. The lift's starting point is either from Break Sokos Hotel Koli's station on top of Ukko-Koli or from the bottom of the slopes, near Rinnetupa. Tickets for the lift can be bought from the top of Ukko-Koli from the summer kiosk or from Rinnetupa. On Rinnetupa's barbeque evening every Wednesday and Saturday the lift operates until 9pm. The lift is open with a weather reservation.

on summer
on winter