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Must place to stop with cafes, gift shops and nature views

This is a must stop on the road 24 offering range of sights, shops, museums and cafes. Canal... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
l5antti
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Helsinki, Finland
This cannal connecting 2 big lakes between Vesijarvean to Paijanne Lake in Southern Finland

Is interesting to see many boats or ships travelling from this canal, the canal is connecting... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
YHCFinland
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Lahti, Finland
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19 Jun 2018
“Must place to stop with cafes, gift shops and nature views”
14 Feb 2017
“This cannal connecting 2 big lakes between Vesijarvean to Paijanne Lake in Southern Finland”
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a must stop on the road 24 offering range of sights, shops, museums and cafes. Canal operates frequently passing boats from lake to lake. There is a large parking lot just by the main road. From parking lot nice path leads to canal...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank l5antti
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Is interesting to see many boats or ships travelling from this canal, the canal is connecting Vesijarvea Lake to Paijanne Lake,summer time is peak and heavy traffic, there is small cafe selling coffee and icecream,so you may take a coffee break and watching those boats...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Vääksy Canal Area (Vääksyn kanava) is situated in Vääksy (the main conurbation of Asikkala), only 0.5-1 kilometers from the Highway 24 between Lahti and Padasjoki. It is an ideal resting place for all motorists. There are several nice summer cafeterias, small handicraft shops, green parks,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JariJK
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Overall: 3 Comments: the 3 meter difference between the 2 lakes giving the basis for the canal, including the boats coming and going, forms what could have been a really nice frame for more than seen now. Location: some km off road 5 from Lahti,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Haarud
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a nice village next to a canal. Parking is bit of a problem if you don't use the parking area and accept to walk a little. It is nice to watch boats floating by with ice cream. But you will also appreciate all...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Tuuli P
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Loved the setting and small shops. The tourist facilities - restaurants and hotels - could be a lot better.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank J Michael C
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We went there on foot from Tallukka Hotel. It was the first lake gateway we ever saw and its surroundins and nature are extremely picturesque.

Date of experience: January 2014
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