Lammasharjunmökki, Rental Hut

The Lammasharjunmökki rental hut is a 44 mhouse for 4 persons. The house has 1 room.  

 

Built in 1937, the Lammasharju log cabin is located in the gorgeous national landscape in Punkaharju's esker area on the shore of Lake Pihlajavesi (enthusiastic fishers take note: this lake is rich in fish). The hut is an ideal base camp for making trips to see Punkaharju’s national landscape and its numerous trails and sights.

Location

Eastern Finland, South Savo Region, Savonlinna, Punkaharju Nature Reserve

  • Eastern Finland, South Savo, Savonlinna, Punkaharju Nature Reserve
  • Lammasharjunmökki, address: Vaahersalontie 79 a, 58450 Punkaharju
  • Lammasharjunmökki, coordinates:
    Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 61° 47.593' lon: 29° 18.143' (Use these coordinates for 112 emergency calls) 
    ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6853295 E: 621391

The Lammasharjunmökki rental hut is located on the shore of Lake Pihlajavesi, close to a water route. The road to the hut turns right soon after Kruunupuisto, Punkaharju. There is pedestrian and bicycle traffic on the road, so please drive carefully. Do not park on any of the routes, just in the hut's yard. The yard is very tight and there is room for only two cars max. The hut is very popular between June and August.

Maps

Directions

By Car

In order to reach the Lammasharjunmökki rental hut, drive along the main road no. 14, 30 km from Savonlinna and 90 km from Imatra. From Helsinki, the distance is 370 km. From Punkaharju road no. 4792, turn onto Vaahersalo Road and drive for about 0.7 km. Turn to the right, drive for 30 m and, after the terraced house, turn to the right onto the narrow road leading to the hut. Drive along the road in the vicinity of the shore for about 0.8 km to the destination. There is a lockable boom on the road to the hut. You can open the lock with the hut code.

By Public Transport

Punkaharju is also easily reached by public transport. Lammasharju is 6.3 km away from Punkaharju railway station.

  • There is a regular bus service (matkahuolto.fi) from Savonlinna and Imatra. The bus stop is located by the Punkaharju esker road at junction of Vaahersalontie Road.
  • A raibus (vr.fi) stops several times per day at the stations of Punkaharju parish village, Retretti Art Centre, and Lusto, the Finnish Forest Museum.
  • There is also a flight (finavia.fi) connection to Savonlinna.

By Boat

  • It is easy to get to the hut by boat from Pihlajavesi and Puruvesi along the water route. There is a jetty on the shore where you can dock even with a larger boat.     

Price 2024

  • Rental period from 24 May to 29 September 2024.
  • Minimum rental period 2 days 190 € (season A), 220 € (season B)
  • Prices for a week 545 € (season A), 630 € (season B) 
  • Prices include VAT 10%
  • A-season 24.5.-13.6. and 5.8.-29.9.
  • B-season 14.6.-4.8.
  • The reservation day starts at 2 pm and ends at 12 noon the next day. 

Keys

  • Information regarding the keys will be provided in the reservation confirmation.

Facilities

  • Bunk bed, a bed for one and a sofa There are mattresses, pillows and blankets, but no linen or towels.
  • Electric lights, an electric cooker and refrigerator. Kitchen utensils and tableware for four. Electric heating and a wood-burning fireplace.
  • There is no well at the hut, so you must bring your own drinking water. Drinking water from rivers and lakes is at each person's own risk.
  • The yard has a campfire site. Campfires are prohibited when forest- or grassfire warnings are in effect. 
  • The yard has a dry toilet, but no toilet paper.
  • There is a jetty for boats on the shore. Ther hut has a rowing boat for tenants to use. The shoreline is sandy, but the water gets deep quickly, so be cautious.
  • There is a wood-burning sauna by the lake.

Waste Management 

  • Please do not leave any litter or other traces of your stay. Read more about Hiking without Littering.
  • You can burn small amounts of combustible waste in the fireplace. 
  • Take degradable waste in the composting toilet. 
  • Empty the fireplaces of the hut and sauna into the ash container behind the sauna.
  • Instructions for handling recyclable waste and mixed waste are available in the hut book. 

Notices

  • The hut is not accessible by wheelchair.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Smoking is forbidden in hut.
  • Camping in the yard is prohibited.
  • No toilet paper available.
  • The tenant is responsible for cleaning the hut before leaving. There is cleaning equipment at the hut.
  • Campfires at the yard's campfire site are prohibited if the forest or grass fire warnings  (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi) are in effect.
  • Safety on hiking

Customer service and maintenance 

  • Maintenence is carried out by: Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.
  • General observations, customer service and maintenance needs: Saimaa Nature Centre Riihisaari, Riihisaari, 57130 Savonlinna, Finland. Tel. +358 206 39 5929. Please notice that the calls can sometimes be re-directed to Koli Nature Centre Ukko. 
  • Acute maintenance needs: Tel. +358 (0)40 094 1170
  • E-mail: saimaa(at)metsa.fi

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.

112 Emergency Number

If you have an emergency during your trip, such as getting lost, injured or finding a wildfire, call 112. Read more detailed emergency instructions.

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Download the 112 Finland application (112.fi) to your phone. When an emergency call is made through the 112 Finland application, the emergency centre attendant is automatically informed of the caller's location.

It is recommended to keep the mobile phone warm and to bring extra food and water with you. There are many excursion locations with no mobile coverage and some mobile phones does not work in sub-zero temperatures, that is why it is always a good idea to let someone know about your itinerary and timetable.

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the map of Lammasharjunmökki rental hut in Excursionmap.fi.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

Read more

Punkaharju Brochure


Pdf, 1.8 MB (julkaisut.metsa.fi)