Available: Year round
Imatra is a small cozy town by the Lake Saimaa, the greatest lake in Finland. The town center is located only 6 km from the Russian border, right next to the famous Imatra rapids. The historical art nouveau castle hotel Valtionhotelli is the landmark of the town. The hotel was voted the most beautiful building in Finland in 2014. It is surrounded by Crown Park – nature reserve dating back to 1842. All restaurants and shops are located within 5 minutes walk!
Lake Saimaa offers a wide range of activities throughout the year. You can go ice fishing, skiing, skating, swimming, rowing, canoeing, parasailing, wake boarding…whatever you like! Cruises to Saimaa are organized from Imatra and Lappeenranta harbors.
Afternoon arrival in Helsinki International Airport
Train to Imatra from HIA
Guide meets the guests at the Imatra railway station
Transport to hotel Valtionhotelli
Guided walking tour: hotel Valtionhotelli and Imatra historical Crown Park 2 h
Lunch & free time
Sauna & swimming
Dinner at restaurant OR in a private home (at request)
10-12 Sightseeing tour of Imatra 2 h
Train to Helsinki
Transfers, accommodation, meals and guide are included.
Difficulty level: Easy.
Price: From 572 €/person. Supplement for single occupancy 61 €.