Taipalsaari is located a 15-minute drive from Lappeenranta. Half of Taipalsaari is Lake Saimaa (water), which attracts outdoor enthusiasts with its hiking trails and camping sites.
The magnificent Saimaa archipelago route can be started from the picturesque scenery of Taipalsaari. The cycling route is linked to the Puumala archipelago route by ferry connection from Taipalsaari.
Taipalsaari Linnavuori (‘castle mountain’) is a magnificent viewing point, its highest point is more than 40 metres above the surface of Lake Saimaa.
In Taipalsaari, the home house ‘Röytty’ has a museum, which is estimated to be from the end of the 17th century.
Finland's largest ice cream balls can be found in Taipalsaari.