Offers popular two-hour trips on Lake Saimaa and the Saimaa Canal aboard the M/S El Faro , departing from the passenger quay at the...
Offers similar cruises aboard the larger M/S Camilla, which also departs from the passenger quay at the harbour.
Wolkoff Home Museum
The home of a Russian family is lovingly preserved at this museum. Built in 1826, the house was owned by the merchant clan Wolkoff from...
This is the best pick in a compact central complex that runs over two floors. It’s a gently Irish-themed place (no shamrocks but plenty...
The bustling cafe arm of the Wolkoff Museum, this grand old-world restaurant specialises in Finnish cuisine, such as reindeer, elk and...
Lonely Planet review
Acclaimed as a favourite of Catherine the Great, this refurbished casino house has excellent Russian options like salmon blini (pancakes) and zakuska (light buffet), but also does more traditional European fare such as steak and pork schnitzel.