In the winter time, besides cross-country skiing and sled hill you could also go down hill skiing in the nearhood.
The downhill skiing center "Ruunarinteet" lies only about one hour's drive (52km) away . The center has six slopes, out of which 4 are equipped with lightning covering the skiing slope and also snow making equipment. Difference in altitude 85m, hillside lengths 200-630 m. Well suitable for beginners and children! And even a short track of black for more advanced skiers.
You can angle with a rod and line in the summer time or jig thru a hole in the ice in the winter time without any special permission. Everyman's right includes the right to fish free of charge.
Fishing with a reel and lure, fly fishing, using nets or fish-traps, or fishing for crayfish has different rules and requires permission and fees.
For the local water owners permission please contact: Mr. Jouko Saukkonen, Paljakanvuorentie 316, 59310 Särkisalmi, mobile phone: 050 5854012
Do you enjoy active time or rather get relaxed in peace and quiet by the lakeshore?
Vacation in the Finnish lake district could be peaceful relaxation in the nearhood of your vacation home sunbathing or sitting by the open fireplace. In case you want some new experiences and need a little change familiarize yourself with the local supply.... Golfing, opera, horseback riding...