The town of Lappeenranta is located on the shore of Saimaa and on Salpausselkä marginal formation. The city is the centre of South Karelia region, whose history extends beyond many centuries. History can be seen in the Fortress and the Provincial Museum, and at Rakuunamäki, which was named after the dragoon regiment.
Lappeenranta is easily accessible by bike. There are cycling paths nearly 300 kilometers, of which this route is chosen short section close to the center.
On this route there is activities for families with children in Myllysaari family park and in the vicinity of the Finland's largest sandy beach near the harbor area.
There are several eating places in the harbor and Fortress area and in the city centre only a short distance from the or the harbor or train station.
Target groups: occasional cyclists, families
Route surfacing: stretches of sandy roads along the shore promenade
Surface material on the route: asphalt, stone ash.
The total amount of stone ash on the route is about 2 km.
Before the excursion, it is advisable to check the weather forecast. Always wear clothes to suit the weather. It is recommended that you take first aid equipment, rainwear, a spare set of clothes, as well as enough drinks and snacks with you.
In an emergency, dial the number 112. Report your location, what has happened and listen to the instructions.