6/29/2020 3:20 PM

On 23 June, the government announced the gradual dismantling of travel restrictions. Starting 13 July, travel restrictions can be waived between Finland and countries whose COVID-19 disease incidence is at most 8 new infection cases per 100 000 persons during the previous 14 days. According to the government, based on the current situation, the restrictions can be lifted as far as the following Schengen countries are concerned: Germany, Italy, Austria, Greece, Switzerland, Slovenia, Hungary and Liechtenstein.

Ryanair Lpr lentokentällä_370x246.jpg
6/18/2020 11:00 AM

In late 2019, the regional councils of South Savo and South Karelia and the cities of Lappeenranta, Mikkeli, Savonlinna, Imatra and Varkaus signed the Saimaa Agreement. The agreement stated that target-oriented development and marketing efforts will be continued to promote tourism in the Saimaa area between 2020 and 2025. The goal is to make the Saimaa area one of the top three Finnish tourist destinations alongside Lapland and the Helsinki Metropolitan Area.

Saimaa matkailu_GoSaimaa_370x246.jpg
3/31/2020 1:30 PM

Last year saw the launch of city bikes in Lappeenranta, and now the bikes have returned to the streets. Bikes are available around the city. Lappeenranta has some 20 city bike stations.

Kaupunkipyörät satamassa_370x246.jpg
2/27/2020 3:00 PM

Lappeenranta Airport is prepared for the coronavirus. The City of Lappeenranta and the airport are closely following the situation as well as the guidelines issued by the authorities, and will act accordingly. In Finland, The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) is monitoring the international status and developing guidelines for the health care services and laboratories, assessing the health risks associated with the coronavirus as well as preparing an estimate about the direction in which the coronavirus situation can potentially develop.

nainen ja laukku 2 (002)_370x246.jpg
2/14/2020 9:25 AM

Lappeenranta Airport has introduced a digital Lakeland Experiencessales channel. Travellers arriving in Lappeenranta and Saimaa can book and purchase tourism services and products through the service. After booking and paying for the product, the customer receives a booking confirmation and further instructions directly from the service provider.

Lakeland Experiences_Lappeenrannan lentoasema_370x246.png
9/26/2019 2:30 PM

Austria’s number one low cost airline, Lauda, will open new route between Lappeenranta and Vienna in spring 2020. Airline is named after its finder Niki Lauda and is 100% owned by Ryanair. New route will be launched at the end of March 2020 and will operate twice a week.

Laudamotion Airbus A320 OE-IHL VIE 08.06.2019_370x246.jpg
All news