Section in Lappeenranta & Imatra Region
The blue and white waves, theatre stages, the largest sandcastle in Finland and the Rapids in Imatra entail many fun experiences, both big and small, peaceful and at full speed. You can explore Lappeenranta’s Old Town, the Fortress, and its museums around the year. The Fortress encompasses the oldest Eastern Orthodox church in Finland and small artisans’ shops. This popular tourist attraction also features a number of events each year. For centuries, visitors have come to Imatra to see the town’s famous rapids. You can admire the rapids year round, and visit the oldest nature park of Finland, Crown Park "Kruununpuisto" surrounding the rapids.