Saimaa Canal is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Lappeenranta. You can explore the canal on a cultural trail. Most sections of the trail are easy. Some steps.
The Saimaa Canal Cultural Trail (Saimaan kanavan kulttuuripolku) runs by the side of the canal, between the locks of Mustola and Mälkiä. The length of the trail in one direction is 1.5 km.