DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy. No long walks.
In Imatra region there are many spots related to the famous Kollaa battle. During this tour we will see the place where the reverend Jorma Heiskanen disappeared during the attack to Enso in summer 1941. We visit the Kollaa Museum in Miettila village and finally honour the memory of world’s best ever sniper, Simo Hayha in Ruokolahti old cemetery.
10.00 Welcome coffee/tea at Hotel Valtionhotelli.
10.45 Bus to the Finnish-Russian border and Miettilä.
12.00 Kollaa Museum
13.00 Lunch at Lohela Restaurant. Local food & cast iron products for sale.
14.30 Bus to Ruokolahti Church hill.
15.30 Coffee/tea at Ruokolahti Outdoor Museum.
16.30 Bus to Imatra.
This tour can be easily charged into a Kollaa Battle & Flora Tour. Then we visit a beautiful local cottage garden in Miettila village.
Imatran Valtionhotelli 10.00 am.
PRICE: from 33 €/person min. 30 persons.
Price includes welcome coffee/tea at Hotel Valtionhotelli, visit to the Finnish-Russian border, Kollaa Museum at Miettila, lunch at Lohela Restaurant and coffee/tea at Ruokolahti Outdoor Museum. No transportation.