Difficulty level: moderate.
This tour takes you up all the way upstream to Lake Saimaa. You will hear stories about the river Vuoksi and the Imatra rapids. We will visit the memorials of the English and Scottish drivers who died in Imatra as a consequence of a racing incident in Finnish GP. You will learn about the dramatic days of war in Imatra region and see the beautiful War Veterans’ Memorial Park. You will pass the Millennium Babies’ Appletree Park, the Orthodox church of St. Nicholas and the Neitsytniemi Mansion. The fishermen’s base Mutterinranta and the Industrial Workers’ Housing museum are on the route, too. This tour is possible to finish at the Vuoksi Fishing Park where you can have a delicious fish lunch or coffee/tea with sandwiches.
Tour available: May-October.
Price: From 20 €/person min. 5 persons. Lunch or coffee/tea cost 5-12 €. Start from the castle hotel Imatran Valtionhotelli. Dogs are welcome on this tour!