Finland - The Lakeland (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Lakeland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.

Most of Finland could be dubbed lakeland, but around here it seems there’s more water than terra firma. And what water: sublime, sparkling and clean. Reflecting sky and forests as clearly as a mirror, it leaves an indelible impression.

  • sweating it out in Kuopio’s sociable smoke sauna
  • maps
  • relaxing by one of the region’s thousands of lakes, including the largest, Lake Saimaa
  • transport
  • cruising the Lakeland en route to the Orthodox monastery at Valamo
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Savonlinna, Punkaharju, Seal Lakes, Linnansaari Na-tional Park, Kolovesi National Park, Sulkava, Mikkeli, Valamo, Jyväskylä & around and Kuo-pio.

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