Punkaharju Ridge, Punkaharju

#2 of 10 in Parks in Southern Savonia
Punkaharju Ridge is located in Punkaharju. To visit Punkaharju Ridge on your trip to Punkaharju, use our Punkaharju day trip planner .
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  • Full of fantastic trails around the crystal-clear bonds and lakes. This place is a must for people who enjoy nature, fresh air, forests, water, outdoor activities, countryside, cultural history. Amazi...  more »
  • The traditional way is to drive through the ridge with a car, motorcycleor bike. There are plenty of parking lots, but they might be occupied during the summer. The ridge is well maintained with excep...  more »
  • The pamchtnik nature of recognized national views of Finland! There are many photos and booklets with panorama bird's-eye view on the vast lakes, rugged narrow pereshejkami and thin strip of Highway and railway station on them. This Is Punaaharju. Prelesnyj Ridge, covered with pine and mixed forest. Right spin Dragon, she from the lake surface. This trail has left 10,000 years ago, upolzavshij glacier to the North. Tlshha ice sostavljalado 3 km away! Closer to the ground in shell formed a crack, this triangular volochilas cave in the side of the Arctic circle and dragged behind a mountain ksmnej and dirt. Polas such is a narrow strip of the new Earth. Fairy tale! The height of the Ridge up to hundreds of metres, stretches it 30 km. Although the guides write 7 km away, is actually a ridge connects a series of Islands, so that the car you drive much longer along a narrow elevated it above somewhere, somewhere below. Probably to the Savonlinna. On the Ridge many beautiful historic hotels, wooden palaces, recreation and lovely views. Monument to the poet, who liked to look at. During the war years here turned out to be a natural protective embankment, her Finns strengthened trenches, pillboxes and blindés. Not handy))) Ridge was bald, trees, like povsej finljanlii cut mercilessly. The 60-m vspohvatilis, started vosstanavoivat. Punkaharju did reserve. Type here the trees are in their full diversity. Therefore, it created Lusto forest Museum. That means annual ring tree)) can be a long Walk. Many tracks for walkers with kostrovishhami tourists, houses, shelters and tent can be put.
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