EXPERIENCE HISTORICAL JOURNEY AT SAVITAIPALE
Hiking trail and historic residence by Lake Kuolimo
Traces of Ice Age trekking trail
Traces of the Ice Age trail (Jääkauden jäljet) is a hiking and mountain bike trail that runs through Savitaipale’s forest landscapes.
The bike trail starts from the Olkkolanhovi yard, hiking trail from Lepänkanto outdoor area.
Along the trail there is an ancient residence reconstructed in prehistoric style at the Rovastinoja. The resting place has a lean-to, dry toilet and a campfire site.
Name of the attraction: Traces of ice ages
(Jääkauden jäljet in Finnish)
Myllylammentie 311, 54800 Savitaipale (hiking trail)
Olkkolantie 2, 54800 Savitaipale (Olkkolanhovi) (biking trail)
Open: All year round
Province, location and region: Etelä-Karjala (South Karelia), Savitaipale, Lepänkanto (village) / Lake Kuolimo
Address: Olkkolantie 2, 54800 Savitaipale (Olkkolanhovi) (bike trail), Myllylammentie 300, 54800 Savitaipale (hiking trail)
Target group: Families with children, seniors, hikers
Distance from the center of Lake Korpijärvi: Approximately 47 km (approx. 40 min.) by car
Open: Lepänkanto outdoor area and nature trails are open all year round, but nature trails are not open during snowy days
Trail length: About 15-17 km
Duration: About 4 hours
Difficulty: Moderate, part of the trail is not suitable for young children
Equipment: Hiking boots, rain gear in the rain, campfire equipment
Please note: The area is a protected area, so respect the nature. You can’t use prams or pushchairs in the nature trails.
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Keywords: Attraction, hiking, biking, families with children, families, children, adults, seniors, hikers, outdoor activity, spring, summer, autumn, winter
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