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The summer 2015 Sandcastle is themed "Heroes"

This summer, Sandcastle visitors will be surrounded by heroes from fantasy, sports and real life. The Sandcastle area will feature a wealth of magnificent hero-themed sculptures, and plenty of other things to see, do, and experience. You can also watch the skilful sand sculptors in action while enjoying an ice cream. 

Come and spend a nice summer day in the Sandcastle area – there is no entrance fee. The area is open daily from 10 am to 21 pm.

The Sandcastle will be open to visitors from 6 June to 30 August 2015. Street train tours start and end at the Sandcastle. The Sandcastle area also has a tourist information point, a café, an ice-cream stand, and also kayak and trekking bike rental.

Hop on board the funny street train that will take you around the streets and harbour of Lappeenranta – the tours are guided in four different languages: Finnish, English, German and Russian.

Lappeenranta Street Train cruises in the city center every day, leaving from the Sand Castle every hour Tue-Sun 10 am- 16 pm and on Mondays 12 -16. On Mondays, starting at 10 am from the Sand Castle, train cruises to Lappeenranta University where it stays for 30 min and returns to the city.

Ticket prices: one trip 5€/ adult, 2€/ child

whole day 7€/ adult, 3€/ child

Tickets can be bought from the train driver or from the Tourist Info in Sand Castle.

The street train is working regularly 6.6. - 16.8.2015.

It is possible to hire the train for private use as well. More information: Wirma Lappeenranta, Terhi Jantunen, +358 40 530 5958, terhi.jantunen@wirma.fi