The lakeside route is also ideal for longer excursions, as there are several rest stops with tables and benches along the route. There is also a natural water source, where you can get fresh spring water to drink. For those who enjoy more strenuous exercise, there are outdoor fitness facilities and fitness stairs along the route.
The lakeside route is a highly unique natural attraction, where the visitor can admire magnificent views over Lake Saimaa and experience diverse and lush groves with areas of stony shore walls. Many animal species live along the route, such as the flying squirrel, the white-backed woodpecker, the lesser spotted woodpecker, the golden oriole, as well as different bat species. In addition, there are 13 nature-themed signboards along the route, providing information on the area’s forest, trees and vegetation.
The lakeside route is lit, but it is not maintained in winter.