Enjoy the pure Lake Saimaa in Finland

A great way to experience Lake Saimaa
is a canoeing or a kayaking trip.

See where you can rent the equipment

Relaxation at its best

The four spas in Lappeenranta and Imatra region
offer relaxation with every weather.

Which one is your favourite?

Cottage or holiday apartment?

Pure nature, clean fresh air, silence.
A cottage holiday by Lake Saimaa is all that and much more!

Book a cottage or holiday apartment

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!