Koli Shop Retkitupa offers local high-quality products, hiking equipment, Koli textiles and souvenirs. Rentals include rain ponchos, child carriers, hammock, day packs and in winter snowshoes and snow spikes. Changing rooms, showers and lockers for rent.
Koli Shop Retkitupa is a souvenir and outdoor equipment shop filled with local and Finnish-made souvenirs and quality outdoor gear. We offer a wide range of Koli-souvenirs and T-shirts made in Finland and souvenirs made from natural materials. We also have maps and outdoor gear such as hammocks, day packs, gas for hiking stoves, wooden Kuksa-cups and Kupilka products. In the winter, we sell high-quality Faber snowshoes, Snowline spikes and warm clothes such as beanies and gloves. The products we sell are carefully selected by three nature-loving outdoors-women. We value durable and environmentally friendly products and our values, sustainability and respect for the nature, are reflected in our products.
We also rent hiking equipment and outdoor gear such as hammocks, sleeping bags, rain ponchos and thermos flasks. In winter we rent Faber snowshoes and Snowline spikes for shoes, as well as deep snow forest skis. When renting, we give you advice and tips on the technique and give you advice where to go. And if you decide to buy snowshoes or snow spikes after renting them, we deduct the rental price! In Koli Shop Retkitupa we also have changing rooms, showers and lockers.
Koli Shop Retkitupa is located in the corner of Break Sokos Hotel Koli in the middle of Koli’s spectacular scenery
Welcome to Koli Shop Retkitupa!
Contact information: Ilovoltti Oy Ltd, tel. +358 40 023 1332, email@example.com, www.feelkoli.fi, www.facebook.com/kolishopretkitupa
The Spa Shop adjacent to the reception of the Break Sokos Hotel Koli offers Reino shoes specially branded for Koli, local delicacies, Lumene pampering products, maps and post cards, and more. The opening times are the same as those of the hotel reception.
Break Sokos Hotel Koli / Spa Shop by Sokos Hotels, tel. +358 20 123 4662, firstname.lastname@example.org
Handicrafts and organic foodstuffs, café. Free internet access in the lobby.
Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 20 564 5654, www.luontoon.fi/ukko, email@example.com
Arts & crafts sales exhibition in Koli Tourist Information. Pictures of nature photographer Matti Pihlatie, local handicraft, lace ceramics, jewels of parchment and silver by Apan Koru. The wide supply includes even handmade Karelian pastries that are delivered on order also gluten free.
This is a ceramics sales exhibition about 40 kms from Koli on the road
to Juuka. Sinikka Häyrinen’s individually crafted lamps, lanterns,
miniature fountains and other ceramic art products. Opens to the ring of
the doorbell or by phoning in advance. For map, pictures, further
Sinikan savikamari. Paalasmaantie 120, 83900 Juuka, tel. +358 40 507 9732, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 128-page Koli Guide (‘Koli-opas’), which came out in May 2006, is a convenient-sized booklet that introduces Koli and its environs to you. It is an outstanding handbook and guidebook on the Koli area by the authors of the guidebook Outdoor Karelia Finland. The Koli Guide includes the maps, altitude profiles, and route descriptions of the hiking trails. It also tells you all the things you can do within an hour’s drive from Koli. This guidebook, the first hyperlink tourist guide in Europe, is for sale at the Koli Shop Retkitupa, the Koli Nature Centre Ukko, and the eShop of the PK Media Service.
Joensuu is the biggest city in North Karelia (population 73 000).
You’ll find a good selection of shops along the pedestrian street or
nearby in the town centre. For holiday makers looking for things to do,
Joensuu offers a broad range: swimming pools, gymnasia, bowling, massage
and other treatments. Then there are the Art Museum and the North
Karelia Museum right across from the market square. And just a block
away the craft centre Taitokortteli across from the City Hall has become
a thriving milieu, with sales outlets, a working smithy and other
workshops and services. You can even weave your own souvenir. Distance from Koli: 70 kms.
Lieksa. This town (population 13 000) lies further from the sea than any other in
Fennoscandia. To get here from Koli there is a long drive around the
lake, but the summer ferry service cuts driving distance. And in the
depths of winter (usually January onwards) there is a road (7kms) across
the ice. A wide range of shops and services.
Juuka village (population 5 800) is the heart of the district of Juuka
(total pop. 6 000). The village is about half an hour’s drive from Koli.
Here you’ll find the nearest outlet of Alko, the national alcohol
Nurmes The town of Nurmes (population 8500) has two centres: Porokylä and
Nurmes. Nurmes offers, among other services, a factory outlet for Sasta
Koli tourist information / Koli Tourism Association
Our opening hours you
will find here.
Tel. +358 45 138 7429
Places to visit
Koli national park