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Punkaharju - Itä-Karjalan Kansanopisto

College is situated in a location of the magnificent Punkaharju ridge. One of the best known natural sights in the country.

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Welcome to our hostel

Itä-Karjalan Kansanopisto is a modern, non-political and non-religious College of Advanced Education offering both general and vocational education and summerhotel services. As a residential school, college provides a safe living environment for young people who are leaving home for the first time. Many of the courses offered are suitable for mature and senior students and people who are looking for new experiences. Punkaharju ridge is a natural formation dating from the Ice Age. It is surrounded by lakes and magnificent scenery on both sides. The area offers excellent opportunities for a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and horseback riding. Sauna facilities on the beach are also available to guests at the School.

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