Hotel Punkaharju – delicious lunch and high-end À la carte menu in a beautiful 165-year-old building.
Restaurant Trapesa serves seasonal dishes and baked goods in the monastery milieu. A delicious feast is served especially on weekends and in Easter.
Café Rantakivi is a fresh and relaxed cafe and restaurant located by the lovely lake Puruvesi. We prepare food from local ingredients: the Puruvesi vendace and perch, vegetables from local gardens, and later in the summer, berries and mushroom from local forests. Café Rantakivi has a nice selection of café delicasies in a beautiful setting.
Level: ( * * *) three bears The Siikalahti wetland on lake Simpelejärvi is the most valuable bird wetland in inner Finland and an internationally appreciated site. In May and June, the mysterious blowing of the Great Bittern or the chorus of nocturnal songbirds is something unforgettable. And thats not all. Situated on the eastern…
Some 20 kilometres from Hamina toward Virojoki, by national road 7, there’s a bunker museum founded by the Virolahti municipality and the local war veterans’ associations in 1980. The governing body of the museum is the Virolahti municipal executive board. The basic exhibition is called ”The Salpa Line starts from Virolahti”. It illustrates the permanent…
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Hotel Punkaharju – delicious lunch and high-end À la carte menu in a beautiful 165-year-old building.
Restaurant Trapesa serves seasonal dishes and baked goods in the monastery milieu. A delicious feast is served especially on weekends and in Easter.
Café Rantakivi is a fresh and relaxed cafe and restaurant located by the lovely lake Puruvesi. We prepare food from local ingredients: the Puruvesi vendace and perch, vegetables from local gardens, and later in the summer, berries and mushroom from local forests. Café Rantakivi has a nice selection of café delicasies in a beautiful setting.
Level: ( * * *) three bears The Siikalahti wetland on lake Simpelejärvi is the most valuable bird wetland in inner Finland and an internationally appreciated site. In May and June, the mysterious blowing of the Great Bittern or the chorus of nocturnal songbirds is something unforgettable. And thats not all. Situated on the eastern…
Some 20 kilometres from Hamina toward Virojoki, by national road 7, there’s a bunker museum founded by the Virolahti municipality and the local war veterans’ associations in 1980. The governing body of the museum is the Virolahti municipal executive board. The basic exhibition is called ”The Salpa Line starts from Virolahti”. It illustrates the permanent…