Saimaa Geopark Region Savitaipale


Savitaipale, a lively village in South Karelia, is growing in popularity with its current residents and those who appreciate sport and well-being services. In terms of population, the municipality is the number one municipality in South Karelia. In summer, with almost three thousand summer cottage communities, Savitaipale, with a population of around 4 000, almost triples its population.

For a small municipality, Savitaipale has exceptionally good sports, welfare and cultural facilities. The municipality has four sports halls and offers a wide range of sports facilities. Nature observation, hiking, skiing, fishing, canoeing and summer cottages are popular activities in Savitaipalee. In winter, ice-skating on the Kuolimo ice is a speciality.