Welcome to Cheerful Lappeenranta

Europe´s Greenest City, EGLA 2021 winner Lappeenranta offers exciting experiences and attractive places to visit all year round.

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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Blogs - Lappeenranta Experiences

Explore Lappeenranta through our blog posts!

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

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7/14/2021 12:23 PM

Cruises on Lake Saimaa are part of pure Finnish summer experiences. This summer, several departures will once again be available from Lappeenranta Harbour to conquer Lake Saimaa in southeastern Finland.

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5/17/2021 3:28 PM

The Saimaa-St. Petersburg Travel Corridor combines two different popular tourist destinations: St.

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4/8/2021 12:20 PM

The Lappeenranta Sandcastle will open on 5 June. This summer, the Sandcastle’s sculptures will showcase the history and development of various games and play activities.

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3/30/2021 1:06 PM

Ryanair, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier, has resumed the sale of all planned flights to Lappeenranta. Flights from Bergamo and Vienna will start gradually towards the summer, with flights from Budapest and Berlin commencing from November.

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2/14/2020 9:25 AM

Lappeenranta Airport has introduced a digital Lakeland Experiencessales channel. Travellers arriving in Lappeenranta and Saimaa can book and purchase tourism services and products through the service.

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