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Lappeenranta offers exciting experiences and attractive places to visit all year round.

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Students from Lappeenranta Universities write about their experiences and local events.

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Winter holidays for families

Lappeenranta is a great choice for a winter holiday, for families with children. The Rauha-Tiuru area offers plenty of indoor and outdoor activities. Reindeer like it here, too! You can enjoy winter fun on the Myllymäki slope, a safe place to learn downhill skiing or enjoy a sled ride.
For indoor fun, try the adventures at HopLop or the Angry Birds Activity Park.

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Lappeenranta for hikers

Hike a couple of hours in the areas surrounding the city, admire the lake scenery from a bicycle saddle or go on a cross-country ski trip on Lake Saimaa. The Lappeenranta and South Karelia areas offer a spectacular network of routes for adventurers of all skill levels. There are also about 1,500 geocaches in South Karelia.

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Cycling Lappeenranta

It is easy to bicycle around Lappeenranta. There is a total of 275 kilometres of bicycle roads with spectacular views and 95 kilometres of main bicycle routes. The cycling route network has been systematically extended and the main routes have been selected so that they form a comprehensive and clear network throughout the city, from all directions. In a border city like Lappeenranta, bicycling is a transnational hobby that extends into Russia: the Lappeenranta-Vyborg Friendship Bicycling Event will be organised in May, just as it has been, since 1988.

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Take your pet on holiday with you!

Lappeenranta is located amidst great areas for outdoor exploration and it is an ideal destination for the whole family – including your pets!
Many of the hotels welcome pets. Please remember to mention you are coming with a pet when making the booking.

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10/11/2017 4:30 PM

Europe’s biggest low cost carrier Ryanair returns to Lappeenranta next spring with a weekly flight to Athens. Athens is the capital and largest city in Greece with 4.2 million inhabitants.

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