One of the most beautiful trails in South Karelia

Orrainpolku trekking trail

Orrainpolku, one of the finest hiking trails in South Karelia, is located in Savitaipale, in the scenery of Lake Kuolimo.

There are varied landscapes and climbs along the trail and great views at Luotolahdenvuori to Lake Kuolimo.

At the beginning of the trail is the Onkilampi lean-to, which is also suitable for families with children. The rest of the trail is more demanding and not suitable for small children.

There are two resting points along the route. There is a campfire site on the Onkilampi lean-to and there is a dry toilet and a campfire site on the Luotolahti lean-to.

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Contact information

Name of the attraction: Orrainpolku
Address: Partakoskentie 1520, 54800 Savitaipale
Open: All year round

Additional information

Province, location and region: Etelä-Karjala (South Karelia), Savitaipale, Orrai (village)
Address: Partakoskentie 1520, 54800 Savitaipale
Target group: Families with children, seniors, hikers
Distance from the center of Lake Korpijärvi: Approximately 4o km (approx. 40 min.) by car
Open: Open all year round, but nature trails are not open during snowy days
Trail length: About 7-10 km
Duration: 2-3 h
Difficulty: Demanding, part of the trail is not suitable for young children
Equipment: Hiking boots, rain gear in the rain, campfire equipment
Please note: You can’t use prams or pushchairs in the nature trails.

More information:

More information on the trails can be found on Visit Savitaipale website and on the Nature Trails and Spots in South Karelia website: route 1 and route 2 (maps and routes).

The trails can also be found in Outdoors Finland website and in the outdooractive application (downloadable from application stores), which has a map of the trails.

Trail descprition and map on Saimaa Geopark -website: Save PDF

Make sure the information is correct on the spot.

Maps and coordinates

Destination on Google Maps

karttapaikka.fi / National Land Survey of Finland – MapSite website:
N = 6796512.063, E = 534157.167 (ETRS-TM35FIN)


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