Linnansaari National Park, Rantasalmi

Linnansaari National Park is a national park in the Southern Savonia and Northern Savonia regions of Finland. It lies in the middle of the lake Haukivesi, a part of greater Saimaa. The National Park was established to conserve the valuable natural features of the Finnish lakeland.On the main island there's an old croft. Field burning is still practised on its fields to protect old forms of culture. A large part of the island is natural-state coniferous forest, with some herb-rich parts.The critically endangered Saimaa Ringed Seal inhabits the park.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Access from Rantasalmi or Ovari but only 2-3 times a day by “regular“ ferry, otherwise you have to book a water-taxi yourself (with extra cost of course) : could be improved by Finnish tourist adminis...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    We bought the package, which included Oravi-Porosalmi-Oravi canoeing, vesitiivistynnyri, life jackets, as well as vesitiiviskartta, which was far from waterproof, as well as a granary of the castle of the island. Canoeing trip to linnansaari was utterly fantastic. The island is a great place. Lakeside sauna you should definitely rent a wooden heated sauna, which is always a wooden heated sauna. Uimaankin offers convenient access from the pier. The island's kiosk is outrageously expensive. Your own drinks and snacks that absolutely, otherwise there will be an expensive trip. Kiosk savustetutmuikut are really fair, but outrageously expensive. The island has great patikointireitte and kayak are also stunning scenery. The castle on the mountain is definitely worth climbing!
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  • July 21, 2017
    Located in right in the region of the Great Lakes, this park is a treat for lovers of nature, full of small islands are accessible by kayak or via bus boats and activities can take place over two days or a few hours between the smaller hikes, fishing session or the discovery of prehistoric ornaments, an amazing place when you have to take advantage.
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  • September 22, 2016
    Great Park - we went there off-season which gets a little bit expensive since you need a boat to get there. The place itself is really nice and even reveals a bit of the history. You should bring protection against nature's typical insects depending on the season you are there.
  • August 17, 2016
    Very beautiful place
  • July 3, 2017
    A beautiful place for the boat to kruiisimiseks
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  • June 28, 2017
    Incredible, very quiet and careful landscapes
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  • November 25, 2016
    Nature great
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