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Finland's sweetest summer

In Lappeenranta, you'll experience Finland's sweetest summer! Lappeenranta is celebrating its 375th anniversary and offers event delights for culture enthusiasts, as well as plenty of free experiences for families with children. All of this is within walking distance.

Ratsuväki museo Lappeenrannassa

The museums of Lappeenranta Fortress are free of charge throughout the summer! Immerse yourself in the Finnish coniferous forest and South Karelian cultural heritage at the South Karelia Museum, enjoy food-themed art at the Lappeenranta Art Museum, delve into the history of domestic cavalry at the Cavalry Museum, and participate in our diverse events. Explore the offerings of museums!

Kesäloma Saimaalla, Lappeenrannassa

The Sandcastle is opening again on June 1, 2024! This year, the Sandcastle carries the name Lappeenranta - Heart of Saimaa. At the Sandcastle, you'll find all the ingredients for a perfect summer day. The area features equipment rental services (e.g., SUP boards and bicycles), Coinline's Bouncy Castle World, and new this year, a sightseeing bus tour (in Finnish and English) and a Fazer shop! The area also includes a tourist service point where our tourist advisors are happy to assist you with questions about the city's attractions, events, and activities.

Suomen makein kesä

Lappeenranta celebrates its 375th birthday in a big way during the festive weeks throughout August. The birthday celebrations honor and proudly showcase the traditions of Lappeenranta, local expertise, and the spirit of collaboration among its people.

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Suomen makein kesä

The Fazer store operates in a red-brick building dating back to the early 20th century, located in the port of Lappeenranta. The core of the store's selection consists of locally made products.