Accommodation for rent in the area of Lake Saimaa
You’ll find interesting and useful information about rest and accommodation in different regions of Finland on our portal - finland-holidays.com. You’ll be able to choose the suitable accommodation for rent and to book it online. There are different accommodation options in the area of Lake Saimaa for all tastes and budgets: hotels, cottages, villas, houses and apartments, etc.
Lake Saimaa - the pride of Finns
Lake Saimaa is one of the most beautiful places in the country, the pride of Finns. This is the largest lake in the south-eastern part of Finland; it is the fourth in area (4400 sq. km.) in Europe.
Unique Lake’s Saimaa “labyrinth” includes many ponds, which are connected by a Saimaa Canal (43 km). This channel also unites the lake with Gulf of Finland. You can take a cruise through Vyborg to Russia along the Saimaa Canal. There are about 14 thousands of picturesque islands among the aquatic expanses of Lake Saimaa.
Leisure on Lake Saimaa
Untouched nature in this wonderful place of Finland attracts tourists with different interests. You will be able to open up different hiking trails in national parks Linnansaari and Kolovesi. Fishermen will be pleased greatly and amazed by the abundance of fish. Lucky beggars will see the rare representative of fauna - Saimaa ringed seal. You’ll be offered the variety of water routes with guest docks and harbors on Lake Saimaa.
Both adults and children will find there many entertainments in winter as well as in summer. Golf, horse riding, skiing, cycling, water parks and many other types of recreation will be offered the tourists there.
Lake Saimaa – the nearby cities
The nearby cities Imatra, Lappeenranta, Joutseno, Mikkeli, Iisalmi, Joensuu and Savonlinna will acquaint you with ancient history and modern achievements. Every city in the area of Lake Saimaa will present travelers something special and memorable.
Lake Saimaa – the places of interest
Medieval island castle Olavinlinna, which is famous for its Opera and Ballet Festival, is considered to be a popular place there. You’ll also admire a man driven waterfall Imatra and grand hotel-castle “Imatran Valtionhotelli”. Your visit to the picturesque area Punkaharju and the first National Park of Finland – Kruununpuysto will leave the lasting impressions, too.
Accommodation in the area of Lake Saimaa is perfect for active leisure as well as for retirement far from the madding crowd.
You are welcome to a wonderful place - on Lake Saimaa!
Photo: Leonid Ryzhik