Lake Saimaa - Experience a wonderful holiday in Finland
Lake Saimaa is a beautiful destination in Finland and it will definitely take your breath away. The tourist information offices will be happy to help you to get the most out of your holiday. Lappeenranta and Imatra region is located 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 an easy and affordable way of travelling in Finland.
Direct flights with Ryanair from Milan Bergamo are available to Lappeenranta Airport. Finnlines operates daily from Travemünde Germany to Helsinki.
Lake Saimaa - natural wonders of Lappeenranta and Imatra region
Welcome to the lake Saimaa and Lappeenranta - Imatra region where you can discover the most stunning scenery in the heart of the Lake Saimaa area. There is a lot to experience around the year! For a perfect day in the great outdoors enjoy the sunshine and go swimming in the lake, or taste the local specialities sold at the market places and gourmet restaurants.
In winter you can go ice fishing, cross country skiing or ice skating on the frozen-over lake. In the summer season you can marvel the beautiful view of Lake Saimaa during a cruise or take part in one of the many guided tours.
The leisure pools and relaxing, pampering treatments available at our spas add a little luxury to your holiday. The spas are open all year around. You can choose to stay in a high standard spa or city centre hotel, or else in a lakeside villa or holiday home, enjoying the luxury of peace and quiet.
Most places have their own stories to tell about the history of different periods from the time of the Ice age to the beginning of modern wood-processing industry.