Lake Saimaa is only not far from Helsinki
or St. Petersburg and Vyborg and hosts
charming towns of Imatra, Lappeenranta,
Mikkeli, Savonlinna. Situated in Eastern
Finland, Saimaa is the most beautiful
lake area in Europe. Its sparkling, pure
waters are dotted with 15 000 islands,
and its unique shoreline of 15 000
kilometres is the longest in the world.
One of UNESCO Global Geopark sites,
this maze of magnificent nature is also
the home of the Saimaa Ringed Seal,
one of the rarest seals in the world.