The causeway between Taipalsaari and Lappeenranta opens out to amazing Saimaa views, and is also one of Finland’s most beautiful roads. It can be cycled along a surfaced cycling path, but elsewhere on this route you must cycle at the edge of a car road, and there is also a stretch of dirt road.
You can choose from two route options: The length of the Vehkataipale tour is approximately 50 km, the second route that is 50 kilometres longer, and it circulates via the villages of Rehula and Levänen. The route is suitable for all kinds of cyclists, and if you wish you can stay a night on the scenic route during your journey, either in Lappeenranta or Taipalsaari.
Target groups: active cyclists, occasional cyclists, families
Route surfacing: the route has 5-10 km of dirt road depending on the selected route.
Surface material on the route: asphalt, dirt road
Before the excursion, it is advisable to check the weather forecast.
Always wear clothes to suit the weather.
In an emergency, dial the number 112. Report your location, what has happened and listen to the instructions.