For over 10 years, the Sandcastle has charmed visitors at the Harbour, with its annually changing themes.
More than three million kilos of sand is used to build the amazing Sandcastle. The Sandcastle area is open from 9 June to 2 September, and features rides and other activities.

This summer, the Sandcastlewill strive to reach a world record height of 18 meters, in this year´s dual theme, which is inspired by the plane connections from Lappeenranta to Greece and Italy, and football. 


Sandcastle area is open: 9.6.-2.9.2018 from 10 am to 9 pm.

Sandcastle Tourist Information point:

9.6.-24.6. and 1.8.-2.9.2018 daily 10-18
25.6.-31.7.2018 daily 10-20


Satamatie 11, 53900 Lappeenranta
phone +358 (0) 40 572 2224

Start you conquer of the Lake Saimaa at Lappeenranta Harbour

The city of Lappeenranta also provides tourist information services for the Sandcastle area and you can hire bicycles, kayaks, SUP boards and a row boat at the point.

    More than three million kilos of sand is used to build the Sandcastle.
    A total of 18 sculptors are involved in building the Sandcastle (in 2016).
    This will be the 15th time the Sandcastle is being built.
    The street train route begins and ends here.