Saimaa and the Imatrankoski rapids have attracted visitors for centuries. These days the cities and villages of southern Saimaa offer their visitors a wide range of services.

The shores and archipelagos of Saimaa hide many things to see and experience.


Check out the services, attractions and events of the planned Geopark area through the links below.




Geopark is possibility for creating new local development and new employment opportunities. According to the EGN, at the local level  sustainable employment may be achieved by supporting and developing small and medium sized businesses, promoting tourism, local products and gastronomy, developing outdoor educational activities and active sports, utilising cultural assets and protecting the environment.