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Myllysaari beach

Myllysaari is the city’s main beach by Lake Saimaa. The beach is located near the city centre to the east of Kaupunginlahti and Linnoitusniemi. The sandy beach is gently shelving and safe for young children. The picnic lawn is a nice spot to spend a day enjoying the beach and its wide range of services.

The swimming facility has a diving tower. Its diving platforms are open depending on the water level.

The opening hours of beach services in summer 2024:

  • beach area is supervised 10.6.-11.8.2024
  • diving tower is open Mon-Sun 11-18.40
  • sled slide is open Mon-Sun 11.30-14.30 and 15.30-18

Beach services

  • beach volley courts: 5
  • playground
  • street basketball court
  • parkour course
  • fitness and climbing area
  • waterfront café
  • swimming facility
  • sled slide

The Myllysaari and adjacent Kirkkoherranlahti beach volleyball courts are available every day at 7.00–22.00. Please respect the opening hours. The courts are available to everyone, but a booking fee of €5,20/h is charged when making a reservation. You can make a reservation by phone or email from the Sports Department or with the electronic WebTimmi reservation form.

Visiting information

Myllysaarenpolku 12
53100 Lappeenranta
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Other contact details


  • Kunnossapito +358 406372715 (local/mobile network fee)

    Charges for calling this telephone number are:

    • calls from a landline phone: standard local network rate.
    • calls from a mobile phone: standard mobile rate.
    • calls from outside Finland: international rate as applicable.

    The actual cost depends on your operator.


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