VIEW OF NORTH VALKEALA WILDERNESS AREA
Spectacular views of Valkeala’s forests from the 20 meter tower
Located near Repovesi National Park, the Elving Tower is a over 20 meters high viewing tower built by Rudolf Elving, with great views of the Kymenlaakso countryside.
The tower was built in the early 20th century to control the area’s forests.
Name of the attraction: Elving tower
(Elvingin torni in Finnish)
Address: Hillosensalmentie, 47900 Valkeala (Kouvola)
Open: Open between May and the end of September
Province, location and region: Kymenlaakso, Kouvola, Hillosensalmi / Kirjokivi (village)
Address: Hillosensalmentie, 47900 Valkeala (Kouvola), crossroad near Kasperintie 1, 47900 Valkeala (Kouvola)
Target group: Families with children, seniors, nature lovers
Distance from the center of Lake Korpijärvi: Approximately 49 km (approx. 40 min.) by car
Open: Open on summer weekends between May and the end of September
Duration: 1 h
Please note: You can use prams and pushchairs and wheelchairs in the area (for the most part).
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Keywords: Attraction, activity, families with children, families, children, adults, seniors, nature, summer
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Elving tower: Copyright @ Markku Sohlman.
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