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Address: Kanavatie, Asikkala 17320, Finland
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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 Vesijarvea Lake to Paijanne Lake,summer time is peak and heavy traffic, there is... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Lahti, Finland
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Lahti, Finland
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Reviewed February 14, 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 passing by.

Thank YHCFinland
Kouvola, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 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, interesting museums (especially the fishing museum in Päijännetalo House), old houses etc. there. I love... More 

Thank JariJK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 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, but affordable. The point of gravity is a few hundred meters away, with S-marked, K-kauppa... More 

Thank Haarud
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 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 the design shops in the village.

Thank Tuuli P
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

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

Thank J Michael C
Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 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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