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Summer activities in the Saimaa region, Lappeenranta and Imatra

The active summer in the Saimaa area is full of fun things to do. Trying out the refreshing beaches and waters of Lake Saimaa is a must during your holiday. You can spend a relaxing summer day lazing on the beach or playing beach volleyball. There is plenty to do for fishing enthusiasts on the waters of Lake Saimaa that occasionally offers really big catches.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is a great way to explore Lake Saimaa area together with friends or family. Peaceful but physical SUP boarding is suitable for everyone who enjoys watersports while watching the amazing lakeside views. SUP boards can be rented for an hour or even for whole week from Tuplakasi or Drakkar Sport.

For nature travellers, the Saimaa area has plenty of trails to hike and walks of various lengths. The beautiful archipelago views along the cycling routes make the trip fly by and the many sights and cafés are great places for taking a break.

If you want to cool down on a hot summer’s day, visit the Holiday Club Arena in Lappeenranta, with public skating available all year round.

More tips for your holiday are available in the weekly summer programme, with activities for both groups and independent travellers.

holiday club saimaa arena
Holiday Club Saimaa Arena
Ice-hockey matches, figure skating performances and ice discos
vesijetti vuokraus lappeenranta ja imatra
Jet ski rental – Tuplakasi-Action
Take an hour joyride or a multi-day excursion
soutuvene saimaalla drakkar sport
Rowing boats – DrakkarSport
Perfect for recreation or fishing
imatran golfkenttä
Kahilanniemi
One of the best park courses in Finland
saimaa-retket
Boat taxi – Tuplakasi-Action
Nice way to move from place to place and see the lake at the same time
kanootti melontaa saimaalla
Canoes – Tuplakasi-Action
Enjoy the scenery, clear water and fresh air at Lake Saimaa
fresbeegolf imatralla
Disc golf courses in the Imatra region
Get to know the disc golf courses in the Imatra region
sumopainipuvut
Sumo wrestling – Tuplakasi-Action
Try out the traditional Japanese sport
keilaus lappeenrannassa
Holiday Club Saimaa BowlCircus
Bowling entertainment centre
karting saimaalla
Karting – Tuplakasi-Action
Go-Kart Racing for all ages
laskuvarjohyppy saimaalla
Tandem skydiving – Tuplakasi-Action
Unique experience to remember
kuplafutis saimaalla
Zorbing – Tuplakasi-Action
Fun for all age groups
kalastamien saimaalla
Fishing trips – Tuplakasi-Action
Fishing trips on Lake Saimaa
Winter activities by Lake Saimaa, Finland
Discover Saimaa
Embark on an adventure
kesäloma tekemistä saimaalla
Paintball – Tuplakasi-Action
Book a guided event or hire equipment for your own use
vierassatama lappeenranta
Visitors’ Marinas in the Imatra Region
Visitors' marinas in Imatra, Rauha, Ruokolahti and Parikkala
kesätapahtumat saimaalla
CreativeKaiku Ky – Nature Saimaa
Nature excursions and adventures
jalkapallo savitaipaleella
Savitaipale football field
Great place to play football
Savitaipaleen sporthall
Savitaipale sport hall gym
Versatile gym equipment
tekemistä lappeenrannan ja imatran seudulla
SUP boards – Tuplakasi-Action
Fun and easily learnt basic form of surfing
lappeenrannan fresbeegolf radat
Disc golf courses in the Lappeenranta region
Get to know the disc golf courses in the Lappeenranta region
golf kentät imatra
Imatra Golf
18-hole course with a scenery of the beautiful Lake Immala
savitaipaleen skeittiparkki
Savitaipale skate park
Designed and built by local enthusiasts
Holiday club saimaa
Holiday Club Saimaa padel
Fun, physical and social game combining features of tennis and squash
kiipeily tuplakasi-action
Rock rappelling – Tuplakasi-Action
Challenge yourself and test your limits
paintball saimaalla
Paintball – Karelian Water Power
Have a fun day with paintball
Fishing in Imatra
Fishing & Trips Imatra
Fishing guide services on the Vuoksi River and Lake Saimaa.
tuplakasi action
Water sports – Tuplakasi-Action
Choose your favourite equipment and hop on
kuntoilu imatralla ja lappeenrannassa
Ukonniemi fitness stairs
Try out these fitness stairs in Imatra
tekemistä lappeenrannassa
Angry Birds Activity Park
Indoor activity park for the whole family
lappeerannan urheilutalo
Lappeenranta sports hall
Diverse possibilities for sports
Forest Therapy Centre at Saimaa
Metsäterapiakeskus
A forest therapy experience for all forest walkers
etelä-saimaan golf
Etelä-Saimaa Golf
Course where quality and beauty meet pleasure to play
Vuoksen kalastuspuisto
Vuoksi Fishing Park
Fishing licenses and equipment
Huhtiniemen kuntoportaat
Huhtiniemi fitness stairs
Get your heart rate up in the Huhtiniemi fitness stairs
veneretket saimaalla
Lake Saimaa boat tours – Tuplakasi-Action
Guided boat trips at Lake Saimaa area
sähköpyöräily saimaalla
Bikes – DrakkarSport
Selection of quality bikes for most purposes
Imatra Aviation Club
Imatra Aviation Club
The various sections of the club cover almost the entire recreational aviation sector.
Holidays at Saimaa
Electric bicycles for rent
Rent an e-fatbike or e-touring bike from Saimaan Palju
tekemistä lappeenrannan ja imatran seudulla
School centre’s outdoor sporting area
Sports venue located in the yard of the Savitaipale school centre
tuplakasi synttärit
Children’s paintball birthdays – Tuplakasi-Action
Extremely enjoyable for children and easy for parents to organise
golf lappeenranta
Holiday Club Golf Saimaa
High-quality environment and excellent opportunities for golf
tekemistä lappeenrannnassa
Room Escape Lappeenranta
Real-life adventure game
ralliautoilu saimaalla
Rally with Tuplakasi – Tuplakasi-Action
Experience the charms of speed
Fatbiking – Tuplakasi-Action
Rent a fatbike or participate in a guided fatbiking tour
Leikkikenttä en
Playgrounds in Lappeenranta and Imatra
Have a quick visit or plan a longer stay
vesijetit
Water jets – Karelian Water Power
Rent a water jet
sup lautailu saimaa
SUP boards – DrakkarSport
Inflatable boards in three different sizes
Kajakit ja kanootit – DrakkarSport
Kayaks and canoes – DrakkarSport
Large selection of kayaks and canoes
holiday club saimaa
Holiday Club Saimaa Gym
Variety of different equipment for all ages
ukonniemi stadion
Ukonniemi Stadium
International standard baseball-, ski-, rollerski- and biathlon stadium
jousiammunta saimaalla
Combined event of precision sports – Tuplakasi-Action
Choose your favourite precision sports
Skydive in Imatra
Skydive Karjala
Skydiving in Imatra
lappeenrannan ulkokuntosalit
Outdoor gyms in Lappeenranta
Find out more about the outdoor gyms in Lappeenranta
keilaus imatralla
Imatran Kylpylä Spa Resort Bowling Alley
Fun for the whole family
Karhumäki Pumptrack
Pumptrack available free of charge all year-round