Parppeinvaara Bardic Villagewww.parppeinvaara.fi
Ilomantsi is famed for its tradition of epic and lyric folk poetry and this is embodied in the bardic village of Parppeivaara. The Village is a place to visit for a taste of Karelian folk culture amidst magnificent hill scenery. The Bard’s House is a fine example of traditional Karelian architecture.
In the restaurant Parppeinpirtti you can follow the process of making the famous Karelian pasties, and then enjoy the final product as part of your Karelian meal in delightful surroundings.