Pistohiekka beach in Puumala, Lake Saimaa Region


  • Pistohiekanraitti 33 52200 Puumala Navigate

Located on the picturesque Route 62 running along Lake Saimaa’s shores, Pistohiekka Beach gives you the best Lakeland Finland has to offer! Long sandy beaches, a popular campsite and atmospheric rental cottages, a traditional Finnish dance pavilion, a restaurant serving high-quality local food and a lakeside sauna with panoramic views. As a Saimaa Geopark site, Pistohiekka has historical significance in both social and geological sense and has been a popular destination for locals and visitors alike for decades. Whether you are dipping in the refreshing waves of Lake Saimaa, enjoying a cold beverage on the restaurant terrace or dancing the night away to live music, Pistohiekka beach will ensure your will have a good time whatever the weather. The 60 km Puumala Archipelago cycling route offers an opportunity to take in the beautiful nature around you. The route includes a ferry crossing and bikes are available to rent from local businesses.