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Vaaksy Canal

Kanavatie, Asikkala 17320, Finland
+358 29 5344152
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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 4 weeks ago
Antti L
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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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Kanavatie, Asikkala 17320, Finland
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+358 29 5344152
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"fishing museum"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

Thank JariJK
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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

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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

Thank Tuuli P
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

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

Thank J Michael C
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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.

Thank MileshinYuri
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