Lappeenranta offers great places to visit and things to do for the whole summer. Lappeenranta’s central attraction The Sandcastle has been already sculpted for 13 years for the delight of locals and tourists. The medieval tournament theme of summer 2016 is also accompanied by a unique Sand Chapel. The conquest of Lake Saimaa begins at Lappeenranta Harbour and the historical fortress, the Old Town, Finland’s oldest Town Hall, lively harbour with its cruises and concerts, museums, summer theatre and activities are waiting for you.
During the summer season, Lappeenranta Tourist Information serves visitors at the Sandcastle in addition to the IsoKristiina shopping centre. From the tourist information point, you can go paddling on the blue Lake Saimaa or rent a cycle to bike around it. You can purchase the Street Train and Sandcastle ride tickets and rent bicycles, canoes, kayaks, SUP boards or a rowing boat from the Sandcastle tourist information point. The information point serves visitors 11–26 June at 10.00–18.00, 27 June –31 July at 10.00–20.00 and 1–31 August at 10.00–18.00.