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Something for everyone

There is no shortage of outdoor activities at Kuoreksenniemi, be it spring, summer, autumn or winter.


In the Kuoreksenniemi area, you can play beach volley or go skiing. Lake Saimaa and its surroundings offer many possibilities for outdoor activities, such as trekking, fishing, hunting, biking, swimming, boating, sailing and canoeing.

In the autumn you can pick berries and mushrooms from the nearby woods and in the winter take advantage of the skiing facilities.

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Catch a fish

Lake Saimaa is an excellent fishing ground, with offerings both in the summer and the winter. There are around 30 different fish species in Lake Saimaa, so you can catch anything from the lake’s own freshwater trout to flounder. You can angle and jig without a permit, but for spinning and fly-fishing and fishing with a lure, a fishing licence is required.


Ahoy captain!

From Kuoreksenniemi, you can go all the way to Vyborg or the Baltic Sea! The common landing stage also welcomes boating guests.


Experience Finnish sauna

Common sauna facilities are under construction at Kuoreksenniemi – naturally located right by the lakeshore. While having a sauna, enjoy a dip in the clear lake or go for a swim through a hole in the ice in the wintertime. Many rituals accompany taking a sauna in Finland. However, here each and everyone can create their own rituals in accordance with their own preferences.


Puumala offers many spare time activities

If you find youself getting bored by the tranquility and quiet, there is lots going on in the nearby Kuoreksenniemi, Sahanlahti and the surrounding areas. You can find an athletics field, ice hockey rink, swimming pools, walk paths, a baseball field and a sports center from downtown Puumala. The nearest golf course is in Imatra.

In addition, cultural offerings are plentiful in the region. For example Puumala actively arranges concerts, theatrical performances and art exhibitions as well as has a well stocked library. Highlights of the year are music events in Savonlinna and Mikkeli.

For more information on events and activities in Puumala go to www.puumala.fi