Ruokolahti is packed with beautiful landscapes and nature attractions, most famous of which is probably lake Saimaa.
In Ruokolahti you can also get a glimpse of Finland's prehistory and cultural history. The Church Hill was chosen as the most beautiful landscape in South Karelia. There you will find many things to see & explore: a beautiful green wooden church, an 18th century belfry, the Ruokolahti House with its traditional wooden buildings, a local museum, war memorials and the tomb of the world's best sniper of all time: Simo Häyhä. Mr Häyhä served in the Winter War between Finland and Russia (1939-1940).