Cottages – The proper way to experience Finland

Not for everyone, but still for most.
Enjoy the winter and nature to the fullest by renting a cottage.

Book one already!

Takes your breath away

Not all holidays should be about relaxing.
Saimaa offers almost too many winter activities to choose from.

Better start choosing


Need for Speed

 A motorized safari in Finland?  Oh, for sure!
Experience the nature with the quickness of a gazelle.

Start your own adventure

A quick trip to St. Petersburg

One holiday, two countries.
St. Petersburg is near and well worth a visit.

How to plan your trip


Holiday packages and offers from Lappeenranta and Imatra region
How to get to South Karelia?

How to get here

Lappeenranta and Imatra region is located near the Russian border only a couple of hours away from the Finnish capital Helsinki. 
From Helsinki you can easily get here by train, bus or car within just a few hours.  Public transport is easy and affordable way of travelling in Finland.
You can travel visa-free to Russia from Lappeenranta and combine the beautiful lakeland nature with the cultural metropol of St. Petersburg.

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Experience wonderful autumn colors at Lake Saimaa

The beautiful Lakeland Finland will definitely take your breath away. The Saimaa area offers plenty to do in the autumn season. For most people it's already too cold to swim in the lake, but try running to the cool water from the lakeside sauna! There are 4 unique SPA in the area, thus swimming never ends at Saimaa. Well-equipped, year-round sport facilities of the region will keep you busy and in shape while having tons of fun. Read more


A popular Visit Finland's Finngenerator will choose you a Finnish name based on your own. Finnish names derive from nature and mythology, thus look for hints it gives you!

Let the destiny choose your Finnish name!