A Safe Haven High Above Lake Saimaa
Location: South Savo, Sulkava (www.sulkava.fi).
Visit: The Pisamalahti Hill Fort, also known as the Sulkava Hill Fort, is open to visitors free of charge. Read more about visiting the Hill Fort
Instructions and rules: The Pisamalahti Hill Fort is a fixed relic site, which may not be excavated, covered or damage in any way under the Antiquities Act (www.nba.fi). Campfires are also prohibited.
Sights and Activities: An ancient Hill Fort on steep cliffs by Lake Saimaa, an exceptionally well-preserved stone wall and magnificent views from the hilltop. Read more about the Hill Fort
Services: Campfire shelter, dry toilet, information boards. Read more about the services in Pisamalahti
Suitability: An ideal day-trip destination for history enthusiasts and landscape lovers. The Hill Fort is unsuitable for the disabled because the cliffs are steep and the going is difficult. If you are hiking with children, watch your step and move around the high cliffs with caution. Remember that the water by the shore is deep.
The address of this page: www.nationalparks.fi/pisamalahti.
The Pisamalahti Hill Fort is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.
The municipality of Sulkava is responsible for hiking services in the vicinity of the Hill Fort.