Skiing in the Lappeenranta and Imatra region
January, February and March are the best times of the year to go skiing in South Karelia. The versatile skiing routes in the Saimaa area are well marked and make cross-country skiing a relaxing and down-to-earth method of exercise, suitable for all ages. In Imatra, the beginning of the skiing season will be ensured by preparing the first tracks using stored snow from the year before. It offers visitors an opportunity to go skiing already in October, whatever the weather. You can also test your skills on the area’s downhill slopes that offer tighter curves than those on the cross-country tracks. Enjoy the beautiful and peaceful scenery in the white snowy forests and frozen lakes! For more information about skiing tracks in Lappeenranta and Imatra region please ask the tourist information offices.