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2 reviews of Saimaa Lake

Largest lake in Finland and 5th biggest in Europe


Lake Saimaa, which I spent great moments on the banks of the water ... long hours sitting on a rock hidden away from the world, I spent hours watching the birds and small boats and sometimes admiring the crown jewel, Olavinlinna Castle, in the middle of the waters of this lake of more of 4000 square kilometers, the biggest in Finland and the 5th biggest in Europe. It goes through many major cities such as Savonlinna Finland, Mikkeli, Lappeenranta and Imatra. it is a complex of lakes that can be found in the islands that narrow along its length. The lake drains into another lake-the biggest in Russia, Ladoga, across the river Vuoksi.

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