Repovesi and Verla area
Repovesi and Verla area
We’ve heard that not every town has a World Heritage Site. Well yes, Moscow has something called the Kremlin and Red Square, Rome has its historical centre and somewhere in Athens is the Acropolis. In Kouvola, we have the Verla Groundwood and Board Museum, and from there it is not a long journey to Repovesi, the site of our own national park.
Aurantola is situated in Jaala on the shores of the clear lake Karijärvi, which has excellent fishing. The manor’s history dates back to the 1600s. We host meetings and training sessions, away days for various businesses, and all kinds of family gatherings.
Bar Illansuu (“nightfall bar”) is a cosy, licensed café-restaurant at the heart of the village of Vuohijärvi near Kouvola. The restaurant has a cosy pub and terrace, as well as a ballroom with a stage. Join us for food, drink, music and various events.
Kuutin Kolo has provided different services to tourists in the area of Repovesi National Park for decades. Canoe rentals, boat taxis, cottage rentals and trip services in Repovesi National Park. The company also has wide and precious knowledge of the park and its history.
Oravasalmi Villas provide quality accomodation near Lake Suolajärvi, located in Vuohijärvi, Kouvola. Oravasalmi has five villas and smoke sauna that you can rent separately. All the villas have been built with respect to nature within the forest between the years 2002 – 2007.
The pearl of the wilderness. A family-run business based on the outskirts of Repovesi National Park. Join a cruise to admire the National Park from the water and enjoy the entertainment. Accommodation available all year round, caravan and campsite, lake cruise, lakeside restaurant, saunas for hire.
In Kouvola and Iitti Repojotos offers excursion into nature, hiking and paddling, as well as excursions and training intended to teach participants about nature, such as paddling, wild herbs and mushrooms. The company also hires and sells canoes and kayaks.
Repovesi offers more than 40 kilometers of various routes. Different routes are suited for different kind of hikers. They might be simple, complicated or even vertical. The park has three entrances, including parking places, where you can park your car, Lapinsalmi, Tervajärvi and Saarijärvi.
Repovesikeskus is the reservation centre for the Kouvola region which offers you all services from one place over the phone, via email and online.The services include accommodation, meetings, team building days, activities and related catering services.The services also include canoe hire and sales.
World Heritage Site Verla is a unique tourist attraction. The former cardboard factory by Verlankoski river comes alive during guided tours of the factory museum. The atmosphere is completed by exhibitions, village shops, lunch cafés and a wine shop, and you can also see pre-historic rock paintings.
Valkeala Institute is located in Selänpää on the shores of lake Saanjärvi, 30 km from Kouvola and 5 km from Verla. We offer training and courses, as well as tourism services for groups and individuals. Book our facilities for different school trips and meetings, and we also offer catering services.
Vuohijärvi Nature and Culture House, which was opened in 2015, is a versatile events house in Vuohijärvi in Kouvola, Café Kaakkuri, shops and a gallery offer their services to our guests. The Love Park is a beautiful garden where you can meet loved ones and affix love locks to a sculpture.
Woikoski Feeling includes WHD Gård and Woikoski Car Museum in Nurmaa, Woikoski Factory Museum in Voikoski, and Kirjokivi Manor in Vuohijärvi. We offer an atmospheric milieu for all the most important events in your life – weddings, birthdays, christenings and other family events.
As a venue for birthdays and family gatherings such as christenings, the manor certainly lives up to its name. Whether your group of guests is small or large, we will organise the perfect party for you. Our delicious food and beautiful premises will make your celebration an unforgettable one.
Unforgettable setting for weddings: Aurantola is a romantic venue just made for weddings. Hire the stable restaurant or stable loft for your wedding. The price includes a chapel for the ceremony, built in 1758. Price by arrangement.
An interesting trip to historical landscapes. During the trip, you will get to know UNESCO World Heritage Site Verla and surrounding village. You will also take a boat ride to the waters near Verla and surrounding lake area.
Villa Maria is close to all the amenities in Jaala, and offers a magnificent atmosphere for a relaxing and active holiday. The site is 11 hectares and is 350 m from the beach. The holiday village has 2 barbecues, a maintenance building, 2 playgrounds, a sandy beach, volleyball court, and lit paths.