Lake Saimaa, Purest Finland Leverage from the EU 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund 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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Finnish nature, Lappeenranta-Imatra, Finland

Geocaching at Saimaa

Lappeenranta and Imatra region offers excellent possibilities for geocaching. Geocaching is a whole family adventure, a treasure hunt of a kind where you must find caches in form of boxes or trays, hidden in the ground. There are more than 1500 caches in Lappeenranta and Imatra region, that way one does not run out of treasures to find. It’s possible that there’s a stash right next to you, but you just don’t know it yet.

Anyone can start geocaching by registering to www.geocaching.com webpage. The main advantage of geocaching is that there are no limitations or fees of any kind. Description of every cache can be found at the webpage above.

There are several types of caches; a basic stash, a multistash that requires going through several locations, a mystery cache containing a puzzle tasks and caches located in geologically interesting landscapes. Thus South-Karelian beautiful landscapes add their own thrill to geocaching.

All you need for equipment is a smartphone to which you can download a geocaching app.

How to get started:

  1. Register as a geocacher at www.geocaching.com.
  2. Use either geocaching.com webpage or smartphone's geocaching app to find a cache.
  3. Tell a friend by writing your initials and date on caches logbook and online if you wish.

 

Geocaches in Lappeenranta and Imatra 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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