Punkaharju torch skating friday 25.2.2022
Welcome to experience a magnificant evening-on-the -ice event! Skate your way right in the heart of the beautiful Punkaharju ridge. 6 km of skating tracks are lighted up with outdoor candles. We will light up approx. 6 km of the skating route with outdoor lights and "Lumberjack candles" - big wooden torches, which will guarantee a great atmosphere. There is equipment rental at Harjun Portti and kick-sled rental at Kruunupuisto.
update 23.2.2022: event will be organised, but also for biking and walking due to ice conditions
300 outdoor candles will be lighten in skating track. Start point is now moved to southpoint of holiday village and some services that were earlier informed are not available. Event between 18-22.
However as the track condition is not good and weather forecast is really tricky, so the actual skating/ice condition will be seen on friday morning. Follow our nordic skating diary in website for updated info.
We will allow fatbiking and walking on the ice track (except Valkialampi) also due to event. See the weather that comes and arrive to great atmosphere with the equipment possible! Route map.
Restaurant open until 22.00 (kitchen works until 21.00)
Equipment Rental open until 22.00. Fatbikes, e-bikes, skates, kick-sleds.
AT KRUUNUPUISTO (SPA-HOTEL)
Waffle-cafe at the shore between 12-22.00 (card and cash)
Kick-sled and fatbike rental (cash only)
Barbeque hut open for own snacks (ie. sausage grilling).
ARRIVE ON TRAIN: Train stop is right in front of restaurant and rental of Harjun Portti! Connection from Parikkala or Savonlinna, our train stop is called Retretti, check the schedules from www.vr.fi or below: