Wonderful Lake District

Wonderful Lake District

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Europe’s largest lake district with a lot of wonderful places is waiting for you. You start your journey in the Finnish capital Helsinki with all its beautiful must-sees before you continue towards beautiful Porvoo, the second oldest town of Finland via Lappeenranta*) to Imatra, with its most stunning sight the Imatra waterfalls. Next is one of the most photographed images which is the ridge of Punkaharju a relict from the ice age. Naturally the program includes Savonlinna in the heart of the Saimaa lake district. Let yourself be fascinated by the breathtaking scenery of a labyrinth of big and small lakes. Don’t miss the chance to go for a Saimaa lake cruise and be inspired by the beautiful and tranquil scenery. One of the most important sights in Savonlinna is the castle of Olavinlinna, the best preserved medieval castle in Northern Europe and venue of the annual opera festival attracting opera-lovers from all over the world **). Not to be missed is the largest wooden church in Kerimäki before your journey continues via Mikkeli to Heinola which was the venue of the annual sauna world championships until 2010. Next you arrive in Lahti – Finland’s capital for winter sports. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the second largest lake district Päijänne on top of the observation tower of the world famous ski jumps in Lahti. Your trip ends in Helsinki where you either take your way back home with lots of unforgettable memories or you stay a little longer and continue exploring the beautiful Finnish capital. We will be delighted to organize your favourite half- or full-day excursion.

Additional options:
*) Visa free cruise from Lappeenranta to Wyborg (Russia)
**) Expandable for opera festival (annually from July to August)

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