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5-day-tour

Tour example.

DAY 1

Arrival at Lappeenranta railway station
Transfer to Wooddream Villas
Spacious and comfortable villas furnished with iconic Scandinavian design. The Wooddream villas are situated in the midst of the picturesque clean Finnish nature next to the famous Lake Saimaa.

Visit Taipalsaari area
The two routes from Lappeenranta to Taipalsaari are both unique embankment roads across Lake Saimaa. Such novel approaches will tell you just how much of this beautiful parish in fact consists of water! Let your eyes drink in the blue lake and its countless islands - a truly rich tapestry of magnificent scenery awaits you here.

Dinner at Wooddream
Overnight at Wooddream

DAY 2

Taipalsaari -Kouvola - Kotka, Hamina - Taavetti- Taipalsaari
Breakfast

Lunch at Ravintola Keisarinsatama
Dining in breathtaking surroundings. Fine cuisine meals of local Finnish ingredients with a twist of Italian flavor.

Maretarium
At the Maretarium you will get to know Finnish aquatic nature. Finland has 187,888 lakes, 25,000 km of rivers and 46,000 km of coastline of the Baltic Sea and its islands. About 60 native and permanent fish species live in Finnish waters.

Tykkimäensauna
Tykkimäen Sauna is a modern, public sauna that is open to all on the shore of a clean lake. It was selected in 2017 as a Supreme Tourism Location in Kymenlaakso.

Dinner
Overnight at Wooddream

Want to stay overnight in Kouvola region?
Tip! Aurantola
Historic Manor and Neighbourhood. The sky-blue Aurantola manor house is located in a unique uncontaminated natural setting on the shores of Lake Karijärvi, in the Kymenlaakso region.

DAY 3

Taavetti - Miehikkälä - Savitaipale
Breakfast

Tiian Retket
Guided day trips in Southeast Finland.

Onnenhevoset
Wellness and experience stable Onnenhevoset offers green care activities and social pedagogical horse activities.

Saimaa Naturally
Ice skating
A Lakeland based DMC company offers its customers nature orientated experiences at Lake Saimaa area.

Dinner
Overnight at Villa Lummelahti
Villa Lummelahti has three different kind handmade cottages. It is located by west part of lake Saimaa. You can find two rapids nearby, 2km by boat or 18 km by car. They are called Kärnäkoski and Partakoski. Rapids are linking lake Saimaa to another lake Kuolimo. Lake Kuolimo is one of the cleanest lakes in Finland. When you go see rapids, you can visit at the historical fortress, Kärnäkoski fortress. You can also get to know lake Saimaa by going on cruise.

DAY 4

Savitaipale - Taipalsaari - Lappeenranta - Ruokolahti - Parikkala
Breakfast

Saimaa Naturally
Electronic fat bike tour

Fancy a lunch outside?
Tip! Book lunch between activieties from Saimaa Naturally.

Saimaa Naturally
Downhill skiing

Creative Kaiku
Experience the unforgettable and true Finnish nature with creative Kaiku. Hear the exciting stories about Finnish history and mythology. Or come and visit traditional events and meet local people. Or experience the atmosphere of an old farmhouse in the unique open-air museum area and have a cup of refreshing coffee! Creative Kaiku organizes exciting and unique nature excursions, events and activities in Southeast Finland, mainly in South Karelia, nearby the beautiful lake Saimaa.

Transfer to Kägone
Hotelli-Ravintola Kägöne is a unique resting place along Kutostie in Parikkala. Built in the late 1980s, the Karelian-style log castle on the shores of a small pond is an attraction in itself. The warm service of the family business, the home-made pastries and the delicious home-cooked food make the traveler come back here again and again.

Dinner and overnight at Kägone

Prefer a cottage stay?
Tip! Willa Rautalahti
Willa Rautalahti is well suited as a home to a long vacation. This Interhome is well suited for a home exchange system. A home exchange vacation Allows you to holiday like a local and stay in a home as nice as your own.

DAY 5

Parikkala
Breakfast

Visit Aholafarm
Aholafarm in Hamina offers experiential activities as well as authentic local food for both individuals and companies, remember our meeting and party services as well.

Transfer to railway station.

One more night?
Tip! Salpalinjan Hovi
Hotel Salpalinjan Hovi is located 9 kilometers from the Lappeenranta city center. It is surrounded by the rich and beautiful nature of South Karelia as well as historic sites.The hotel, a former a village school built from log, is now fully renovated and offers six modern apartment suites which have been furnished according to different school subjects.

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Tourist information:

Kotka and Hamina region

Lappeenranta and Imatra region

Kouvola region

Lake Saimaa, Purest Finland Regional Council of South Karelia Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment Rural 2020 The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas
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