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We went there because of Lonely Planet and we can highly recomend it. Even our 17 year old teenager liked it.
Beautiful place and during the guided tour you learn abort a great artist and the love of her life livlig a simple and harmonious...More
Close to Lieksa this atelier of a Finnish sculpture artist is a MUST place to see. The area includes three buildings: a church, atelier and a home. The magnificent art work can be seen in all of these buildings. Never seen anything which would impress...More
Paateri is a must see. Eva Rynaanen's work is sublime and the church is simply stunning. From the setting, to the detail of the sculptural work, you will not want to miss this if you are a lover of art and architecture.
We have now visited Paateri twice and I guess there will be a third time in years to come.
If you like wood and things made of wood then Paateri is a must.
Eeva Ryynänen's workshop and home is there for us all to enjoy....More
The Ryynänen couple was living and working at Paateri.
Later, after they died, the place was transferred to be a museum of their lives and work.
Eeva Ryynänen created very unique sculptures, carved from just one log (in the working area you will see how...More
I was really surprised by the beauty of this place. It's along a small river Sammaljoki and the artist wanted the nature stay untouched, so there is beautiful forest around the church and the atelje. Usually I don't like churches but this one is really...More