Welcome to green Lappeenranta!

Lappeenranta is an international university city with plenty of travel attractions in southeastern Finland, on Lake Saimaa. It is easy to get here thanks to the international airport and excellent train and road connections. The lively business, good networks and smiling neighbours make life so much easier.

Green city

The green, energy-efficient and ecological city is seeking sustainable development solutions with an open mind through university and industry partnerships. Lappeenranta University of Technology is an internationally renowned for its energy and environmental technology expertise and the Green Campus.


About 72,600 residents in Lappeenranta, with a total of 132,000 in the entire region

Growing international university city

215 km to Helsinki (2 hours by train)

195 km to Europe's 3rd-largest metropolis, St. Petersburg (about 1.5 hours by train)

Good train connections to all parts of Finland

Lappeenranta International Airport services charter flights. It is the first regionally owned airport in Finland

2 million visitors annually

Good outlook in business and travel