The Taipalsaari municipality, in the Lake Saimaa archipelago, is an active part of the recreational areas along the shores of Lake Saimaa. Half of the municipality's area consists of the blue waters of Lake Saimaa, while the other half is made up of roughly 700 islands. In total, the municipality of Taipalsaari has an impressive 1,008 kilometres of shoreline. This vital archipelago municipality offers a wide range of recreational opportunities and events.

Information about Taipalsaari


You can go ashore at Kirkko Harbour and enjoy a renowned pizza at the Pölkkybaari Bar, take a guided fishing trip on the Greater Lake Saimaa or clatter away on a guided horseback riding tour, from one of the stables in the area. Explore the Haikkaanlahti area on a hike with friends or colleagues, visit the area’s historical sites and round it off with a refreshing dip in Lake Saimaa, at the end of the day. Stay at a hotel, hostel, charismatic farm or a luxury log villa rented for your party – the choice is yours!

Facts about Taipalsaari

Feel rejuvenated, enjoy your holiday and make yourself at home in the Saimaa Archipelago. This paradise, for those who love cottage life is made up of 700 islands and is within easy reach of great services and has excellent transport connections.

    Unbelievable 1,008 kilometres of shoreline
    In the heart of Greater Saimaa, is a dream destination for anyone who loves boating, fishing or relaxing on a holiday. Different types of accommodation are available, from farm stays to cottages.
    There is plenty to do and experience, all year round! Including Taipalsaari Days, gorgeous nature paths and much, much more.
    Uniquely located lots are available for both leisure and permanent residences.