Areas near Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta’s neighbours include Imatra that is famous for its superb rapids, the beautiful Valtionhotelli Hotel and motorcycle races; the village of Lemi that is well known for its lamb and traditional delicacy särä and the Taipalsaari area, with its summer cottages and beautiful archipelago. On the Russian side of the border, you will find the city of Vyborg, a traditional cruise destination, by way of the Saimaa Canal. You can easily visit Vyborg or St. Petersburg from Lappeenranta by train, too.