The City of Kuopio wishes to develop Puijo together with local entrepreneurs, and turn the area into an attractive, year-round destination for local, national and international visitors. The aim is to develop existing services and to build new facilities for visitors of all ages, and to develop Puijo into an active centre for well-being, recreation, sports and large-scale events.
as a leading venue for organising large-scale events.
Since the early 19th century, Puijo has offered facilities for sledging, skiing and ski jumping. Puijo also has a long and successful tradition of serving as a host for numerous winter games.
Puijo Areena is an attractive training centre for skiing and ski jumping. Puijo Areena can easily be reached by those who live outside Finland, thanks to it’s convenient, reliable and efficient travelling connections.
A sports hotel is planned next to the Puijo Areena, which will offer exceptional convenience for those participating in a training camp or competition at Puijo Areena.
conservation area (208 hectares) and is available for visitors to freely visit.
Puijo offers three nature trails and each one is approximately two kilometres long.
Puijo’s beautiful landscape can be discovered best from the top of the Puijo Tower. The breathtaking scenery combining trees, water, islands and blue sky creates a truly memorable mosaic view. More than 75,000 tourists visit the Puijo Tower annually.