WWII in Imatra Region

During WWII  Imatra was often in the center of events. During the Winter War, the castle hotel Valtionhotelli hosted the Headquarters of Army of Karelian Isthmus. The most interesting episode was seen in the summer of 1942 when the Reich Chancellor Adolf Hitler flew over here to congratulate the 75-year-old Marshal Mannerheim. Tragic moments wer experienced in the summer of 1941 when the Enso attack was made. German detachment Kuhlmey operated from Immola Airfield by in the summer of 1944. On this tour we see the authentic battle grounds and hear about the brave foreign volunteers who came to help Finland in the Winter War from Britain, France, Denmark and Sweden. We also hear about the military medical care in our country’s  history.

Available: Year round on request.

Difficulty Level: Easy, no walking. Duration about 2 h. 

Hinta: From 45 €/person min. 2 persons. No transportation included.  Minivan and driver 4-8 persons 255 €.

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Riitta Mustonen
email: riitta.must@gmail.com
puh./tel. +358 400 379 509

Helsingintie 1, 55100 Imatra