Saimaa Gastronomy tour

Credits: Harri Tarvainen

Starting Point: Puumala
2-3 days

Journey: Saimaa Gastronomy tour

On this journey, you will get to know – and taste – the best of the Lake Saimaa region. The awarded Saimaa Gastronomy tour brings together culinary experiences by three unique travel companies in this region: Sahanlahti Resort, Teahouse of Wehmais, and Tertti Manor. The tour starts in Sahanlahti in Puumala and is easiest to do by car.
Local food from Saimaa

Restaurant Koskivahti

Restaurant Koskivahti is located in the Sahanlahti Resort in the very heart of Lakeland, Puumala – 1,5 hours west of Punkaharju. In the Koskivahti restaurant, you'll be able to taste culinary treats prepared by the resort's chefs in one the most beautiful terrace sceneries in Finland. The history of Sahanlahti ('saw bay' in Finnish) dates all the way back to 1740s.

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