Sotkamo is in Kainuu. The municipality is best known for the Vuokatti ski resort, just outside the town.
Vuokatti is a diverse ski and sports resort by a couple of lakes in the municipality of Sotkamo. There are many hotels, resorts and cottages to stay in and enjoy the nature and doings.
Kajaani is the nearest major city, served by planes, buses and trains. From there you can travel to Sotkamo by bus. As otherwise in rural Finland, car is your other option for getting in. In the wintertime, the free Vuokatti SkiBus operates between Sotkamo and Vuokatti.
If you arrived by car in Sotkamo, using the car is good for traveling longer distances (which are present in there).
- Smartphone apps: Valopilkku, 02 Taksi
- 1 Sotkamo museum, Sopalantie 1, 88600 Sotkamo, ☏ . Two old granaries are the museum of local history and culture in Sotkamo
- 2 Tervajärvi house museum, Tervajärventie 16, 88600 Sotkamo, ☏ . Tervajärvi is a classic Kainuu farmhouse. The museum contais main building, built in the 19th century and three storage houses.
- 3 Huovishuone, Niemeläntie 1, 88600 Sotkamo. Veikko Huovinen´s memorabilia room