Beautiful summer

Enjoy the sunny summer weather and the
versatile activities from biking to boating.

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Peaceful nature

Clean air and beautiful nature.
What more do you need?

Sauna is Finnish culture

Traditional sauna or an
exciting smoke sauna?

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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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Wonderful summer holiday at the Saimaa area

The beautiful Lakeland Finland will definitely take your breath away. The Saimaa area offers plenty to do for summer. As nature gets dressed up in its summer gear, the curtain of Saimaa pulls back to unveil completely new opportunities. You can go cruising on the lake; but there is no need to forget about tricking the fish. Relax at your own cottage or play a round of golf. 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!