4. Sight seeing and services
Worth visiting: Putikko old sawmill village environment, Punkaharju national park and picturesque route along the Punkaharju ridge, Forest information centre Lusto, and Forest research centre tree park. Summer water park Kesämaa next to the Punkaharju Resort. Restaurants in the centre some 3 km to the north from the field, where shops, bank, pharmacy, gad station etc are also found.
The airport also services Parikkala some 20 km away. Parikkala is a small Carelian town, set on a beautiful location by Lake Simpele. The bird viewing area of Siikalahti offers world class bird sightings.
Savonlinna is 30 km away and has a fully intact middle age castle Olavinlinna and the annual international Opera Festival in July.