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Punkaharju torch skating friday 22.2.2019

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. No track fees are collected.

AT HARJUN PORTTI (Next to Retretti-train stop)

  • Restaurant open until 23.00 (kitchen works until 22)
  • Equipment Rental open until 21.00, reserve your equipments beforehand!
  • Kota-shelter open in the shore as a bar, between 18-21.30. (cash only)
  • Skating route lighted with outdoor candles at least to Kruunupuisto


  • Waffle-cafe at the shore between 18-22.00 (card and cash)
  • Kick-sled rental until 22.00 at the shore (cash only)

No ticket fees are collected, so it is free to use the track on that evening.

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 or below:

Train schedules on 22.2.: (double check these from

  • Savonlinna - Retretti 18.37 - 18.58
  • Retretti - Savonlinna 20.13 - 20.37
  • Retretti - Savonlinna 22.18 - 22.42
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