Welcome to Cheerful Lappeenranta

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

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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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Blogs - Lappeenranta Experiences

Explore Lappeenranta through our blog posts!

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

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News
3/31/2020 1:30 PM

Last year saw the launch of city bikes in Lappeenranta, and now the bikes have returned to the streets. Bikes are available around the city.

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2/27/2020 3:00 PM

Lappeenranta Airport is prepared for the coronavirus. The City of Lappeenranta and the airport are closely following the situation as well as the guidelines issued by the authorities, and will act accordingly.

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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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12/19/2019 3:20 PM

Onward connections to Imatra and elsewhere in South Karelia available for booking. The City of Lappeenranta launches an on-demand taxi service pilot for the connections between Lappeenranta and Helsinki Airport and Lappeenranta and Kouvola.

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9/26/2019 2:30 PM

Austria’s number one low cost airline, Lauda, will open new route between Lappeenranta and Vienna in spring 2020. Airline is named after its finder Niki Lauda and is 100% owned by Ryanair.

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3/27/2019 11:30 AM

Europe’s biggest low cost carrier Ryanair increases flight offerings to Lappeenranta. During winter season 2019/20 Ryanair offers flights from Milan Bergamo, from Berlin Schönefeld and from Budapest twice a week to this southeastern Finnish Lakeland destination.

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