Food in South Karelia

Kalakauppa Parikkala

Fresh lake fish from the adjacent Simpelejärvi, hot and cold smoked local salmon, salted whitefish and roe are stocked at this rustic roadside fish shop adjacent to the Laatokan Portti hotel. Most items are ready to…
Art in Lappeenranta


Lappeenranta artist Heli Pukki produces whimsical watercolours incorporating Finnish folklore, animals and landscapes, which she sells as prints as well as printed textiles, calendars, postcards, posters and greetin…
Mall in Lappeenranta

IsoKristiina Shopping Centre

Popular with Russians stocking up on cross-border shopping, this central mall has with over 60 stores and eateries, and also houses the main tourist office.