Welcome again in Summer 2023!

The Sandcastle has charmed visitors more than eighteen times since 2004. Themes have changed every year, and millions of kilos of sand is used to carve this magnificent Sandcastle. There will be a cosy oasis for the whole family with a pop-up theme park complex with bouncing castles. The Sandcastle in 2022 is more active than ever, and it is built around the Finnish nature. The Sandcastle is the starting point and terminus of the street train. 

Information about the Sandcastle

The City Tourist Information office also operates in the Sandcastle area, where you can get brochures, maps, current information about places to visit, events and services in Lappeenranta region. The Tourist Information also organizes guided tours when booked in advance for groups minimum of five people: Bordertown Filming Locations Tour.

The Sandcastle area offers an extensive equipment rental that includes basic hiking gear giving tourists more opportunities to visit the archipelago and stay overnight in nature. In the summer, you can also take combined canoeing - floating sauna from the Sandcastle, or go on a fishing excursion.

In the Sandcastle area there's also a pop-up theme park complex Pomppulinnamaailma with bouncing castles and various amusement park rides plus a café and ice cream stand. After the Midsummer starts also the weekly programme full of activities.

In the summer, you can take combined canoeing - floating sauna tours from the Sandcastle, or go on a fishing excursion. The stunning Saimaa UNESCO Global Geopark sites are included in the new canoeing locations.

You can also use a city bike and explore Lappeenranta, one of the Europe´s greenest city!

Satamatie 11, 53900 Lappeenranta
phone +358 40 572 2224