Rauha Tourism and Recreational Area

The Rauha-Tiuru area, located in the easternmost part of the City, about 35 km from the city centre, is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in the Nordic countries. Nestled on the shore of Lake Saimaa, this recreational area enjoys a location of immense natural beauty, and offers a wide range of activities, restaurants and accommodation services for those on a day trip or on a longer stay. There are spectacular hiking routes in the area. Activities abound, both in the winter and summer seasons.

Active Rauha

Several sports events and international competitions are organised, every year, in the Rauha area. The location of the Holiday Club Saimaa Spa and other accommodation options nearby and sports venues allows both professionals and anyone who enjoys an active holiday to easily fit in lots to do. Sports equipment, such as skis, bicycles, skates etc. are readily available for hire, at the destination. The area’s activity and programme service providers arrange guided tours and activities on land, water and even the air. This includes things like ATC safaris, floating, reindeer sled rides, ski trips, tour skating, adventure parks, off-road biking, fishing, horseback riding and parasailing, to name just a few! The Angry Birds Activity Park is also located in the area.