Lakeland Home of the Unique Saimaa Ringed Seal
Location: In South Savo Region in the areas of Rantasalmi (www.rantasalmi.fi), Savonlinna (www.savonlinna.fi) and Varkaus (www.varkaus.fi). Read more
Arrival: By car, boat and public transportation. Read more
Activities: Canoeing, hiking, tour skating. Read more
Sights: The natural and cultural landscape: the Saimaa Ringed Seal, the white-backed woodpecker, the osprey and meadows, grazing lands and forest pastures, the Linnansaari Croft. A beautiful lakeland landscape opens up from Linnavuori Rock. Read more
Suitability: Suitable for visitors of all ages and all conditions, in summer and during the skating season. No services for visitors with mobility difficulties.
Services: Saimaa Nature Centre Riihisaari, Sammakkoniemi Camping, excursion harbours, camping sites, campfire sites, dry toilets, boat landing places, a visitors' berth. Services of cooperating partners are also available. Read more
Trails: A nature trail on the Park's main island (2km) and marked trails (5.5 and 7km). A maintained skating trail in late winter (20km). Read more
This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/linnansaari
The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, address: Akselinkatu 8, 57130 Savonlinna, Finland.