Travelling to Finland
The holiday cottage is situated in the province South Finland the region is called South Karelia.
From western Europe you can sail over the Baltic sea with Viking line (through Sweden and than to Finland) the Finnlines ( Travemunde-Helsinki) or Tallink Silja Superfast (Rostock-Helsinki). From Helsinki a 3 hours drive brings you to Taipalsaari.
From Helsinki: Follow the road to Kouvola ( First nr 7 Kotka and then nr 6 Kouvola ) and from Kouvola Lappeenranta still Nr 6 By Lappeenranta follow city centre ( keskusta) and Taipalsaari. after 10 km Hostel Mansikka is indicated. At the ST1 gas station to the right and after 6 km right (Vehkataipale).
Flying to Helsinki:
From Amsterdam with KLM, Finnair or SAS ( Blue 1). Budget flights are also possible with Air Berlin from D�sseldorf. With early booking you can obtain cheap tickets. From Helsinki airport you can hire a car of take the Express bus to Lappeenranta, a fast and comfortable way to travel.