Growing tourism centre
Golden Lake Villas is located in the middle of a developing tourism region. The growing tourist towns of South-Eastern Finland are located just a stone’s throw away from the area. The region is also easily accessible from both Helsinki and St Petersburg, the second largest metropolis in Russia. The region is served by excellent transport connections, and there are numerous activities and other services for tourists within just a short drive.
TOURISM IN SOUTH-EASTERN FINLAND* 2016
1.63 million overnight stays
4.8 million border crossing events by Russians in South-Eastern Finland
about 35% of the total tax free sales in Finland (*South Karelia, South Savo and Kymenlaakso)
COMPLETE RANGE OF SERVICES FOR TOURISTS
Within one hour’s drive:
Tykkimäki Amusement Park and Aquapark
Constantly developing tourist services in the Lake Saimaa area:
Cruises on Lake Saimaa, canal cruises to Russia, activities and spas, six golf courses
Many versatile attractions close by: Salpalinja fortification line, Repovesi, Valkmusa and Eastern Gulf of Finland national parks, archipelago of the Gulf of Finland and Lake Saimaa, River Kymijoki
Beside the main railroad track from Helsinki to Joensuu. Closest stations Lappeenranta, Kouvola and Vainikkala. Junction in rail transport between Finland and Russia.
In the immediate vicinity of Highway 6. Four-lane road to Lappeenranta has just been opened. Driving time from Helsinki only approx. 2 hours.
Lappeenranta airport is just 30 minutes away by car. The driving time from the Helsinki airport is 2 hours.