Mäntyharju–Repovesi Canoeing & Kayaking Route


Mäntyharju-Repovesi paddling route is not difficult and is suitable for those who have no experience, but the larger stretches of water may be hard work during strong winds. The crossing of Voikoski carrying section is approximately 700 meters, so make sure you are prepared for that distance. There’s one canoecarriage, a solid ground and it’s made easier to land on the water. You may find also geocache nearby. Resting places Ruokohiekka, Miekankoski area and cafe, Pieni Linnasaari, Haukkavuori, Linkkumylly (cafe), Orilampi Holiday Center, Hillosensalmi train station, Mustavuori goahti (needs reservation), Kuutinlahti fireplace Sights and Services Miekankoski The Old Log Rolling Museum, Blacksmith’s Smithy, Turku Peace Monument and summer café. Fishing permits are available there. You can arrive by road and start paddling here if you want to avoid the Pyhävesi stretch. You can see the old Virransalmi museum bridge which was built 1936. Starting point Kurkiniemi Asematie, 52700 Mäntyharju NB: On a page www.mantyharju.fi/mantyharju-in-english/ you'll find a brochure in English.