©

Paltamo trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Paltamo

Trip Planner Europe  /  Finland  /  Kainuu  /  Paltamo
Paltamo is a municipality of Finland.It is part of the Kainuu region. The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. The population density is {{Infobox Finnish Municipality/population densityPaltamo. There are two built-up areas in the municipality: Kontiomäki and Paltamo. Kontiomäki has about 600 inhabitants.The municipality is unilingually Finnish.HistoryPaltamo was first inhabited 8,500 years ago. The most sophisticated finding yet has been a weapon shaped like a bear's head. In 1552 king Gustav Vasa gave an order in which the areas of the Lake Oulu were to be inhabited. 140 families left there. In 1555 it was counted that there were 133 families living in Paltamo. The picture church of Paltamo was built in 1726 by Johan Simonpoika Knubb. It was the fourth church on the site. One of the most important persons in the Finnish history of literature – Eino Leino – was born in Hövelö in 1878. Today Paltamo is one of the slowly declining municipalities of Finland.HeraldryAs a word in the Finnish language, the word paltamo means a tar boat, which is the reason the coat of arms of Paltamo has three black tar boats on a golden background.
When using our Finland trip itinerary maker app , you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Paltamo

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Paltamo

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Kainuu

1 day in Kuhmo BY A USER FROM FINLAND January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Vuokatti BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Sotkamo BY A USER FROM FINLAND January, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: January, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Kajaani & Puumala BY A USER FROM RUSSIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 39 days in Wild Taiga BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Sotkamo BY A USER FROM SPAIN October, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kajaani BY A USER FROM FINLAND July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Europe BY A USER FROM DENMARK August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Finland, St. Petersburg & Tallinn BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Wild Taiga BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Wild Taiga BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 49 days in South Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, Greenland, United States & South America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans