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What to do Hiking and nature

Hiking in fInland and Lake Saimaa region

Finland's beautiful nature offers clean shores and various trails for recreation. The surroundings of Lake Saimaa, the largest lake in Finland and the fourth largest lake in Europe, create a wonderful environment for hiking. The unique nature, geological attractions and cultural history of the Saimaa region have received international recognition when Saimaa Geopark received UNESCO Global Geopark status in the spring of 2021.

Lappeenranta and Imatra region offers diverse and exciting hiking destinations for the whole family. The excursion map includes accessible and easy routes, but also slightly more demanding routes for those outdoor enthusiasts looking for challenges. You can set off on foot, on a bicycle or in a canoe, for example. One of the most popular cycling routes in the Saimaa region is the magnificent Saimaa Archipelago Route, which offers many things to see for several days!