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Hyrynsalmi is in Kainuu.


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Hyrynsalmi is located at Highway 5 between Kajaani and Kuusamo. You can get in by car or bus.

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  • 1 Kaunislehto, Vanhatie 89, 89400 Hyrynsalmi, +358 44 710 4595. Kaunislehto is a traditional Hyrynsalmi farmyard which contains over 20 buildings. Kaunislehto house museum (Q29974165) on Wikidata Kaunislehdon talomuseo on Wikipedia
Kaunislehto in the spring of 2020


  • Football. Two unusual yearly football (soccer) tournaments are held in Hyrynsalmi each year. What makes them unusual is that the playing field is a bit more challenging than usual - swamp football in the summer and snow football in the winter.





  • Martinselkonen Wilds Centre (Martinselkosen Eräkeskus), Pirttivaarantie 131, 89920 Ruhtinansalmi. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Room and cottage accommodation in middle of wilderness. Meal services. Wildlife watching (bear, moose, birds).
  • Alppisalvos oy (Alppisalvos Oy), Hakokyläntie 194, 89400 Hyrynsalmi, +358 40 577 28 70. Unique, handmade logcabine for 4-5 persons, location only 20 meters to lake. In the middle of beautiful forest area eastern Finland, 90km from Kajaani (airport) and only 40km from Russian border. Four seasons from midnight sun to northern lights. Activities like hiking, fishing, canoeing, hunting, picking berries and mushrooms or skiing and fun in snow. 70E/night, 450E/Week.
  • Loma-Hossa, Hossantie 273 Fi 89920 Ruhtinansalmi, +358 8 732329. Accommodation in apartments and cottages.


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