How to reach Linnansaari in winter
As soon as the ice is thick enough we mark the ice trail from Oravi to Linnansaari. The ice trail is suitable for tour skating and kicksledding. Next to the ice trail runs a maintained skiing and hiking route. Stay on the marked trails for the sake of your own safety and not to disturb the seals. The ice trail from Linnansaari to Järvisydän is opened in the end of January when the shipway closes (weather permitting).
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You can rent equipment such as skates, skies, snow shoes, fishing equipment, winter clothes etc. from Oravi and Järvisydän.
Kiosk & Cafeteria
Linnansaari cafeteria is open on weekends during the tour skating season if the weather is permitting. The cafeteria is also open on request for groups. Please check the latest ice information and opening hours in the tour skating journal.
There are campfire places and outdoor toilets on the main island Linnansaari and on Pikku-Lappi.
The marked hiking trails on Linnansaari are perfect for snow shoeing
. Please stay in the forest, do not walk on the shore where you might disturb the seals. Map of the routes below.