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Padasjoki harbour

Padasjoki harbour

Padasjoki harbour, Padasjoen laivaranta, is packed with opportunities to explore the Lake Päijänne. The harbour also contains the Tourism Info, which is open during the Finnish summer holidays from the Midsummer festival to the mid-August. The harbor also has a summer restaurant, seasonal and guest boat places. The harbor also hosts a variety of events during the summer. The restaurant and the boat places are operated by Kiuasniemi Oy.

Tourism Info

Tourism Info is open during the summer. They offer information about events in the Padasjoki region, Päijänne National Park and about various accommodation and trekking options. In addition it is possible to borrow bicycles or rent an electric bicycle, a paddle boat or a rowboat from the Info building. You can also borrow disc golf discs against a deposit if you wish to play disc golf in the nearby Kullasvuori disc golf course. The Info also sells books about the history of Padasjoki and they borrow fishing rods for angling.

Tourism Info

Lake Päijänne

The Päijänne National Park can be reached in the summer by the M/S Jenni Maria and M/S Elbatar cruise ships, with a taxi boat or by renting a rowboat from the Tourism Info. The nearest island of the National Park, Kalainsaari, is easy to reach by a rowboat from the Padasjoki Harbor. Kalainsaari has a cooking shelter, a small beach and a cottage for rent.

Events in harbour

The harbour is the start and finish area of the Päijännepurjehdus sailing race in the 3rd or 4th weekend of July. Another popular event is the Lights of the harbour event that ends the summer season in the last weekend of August.

Postal address

Municipality of Padasjoki
P.O. Box 35

Visiting address

Kellosalmentie 20

Contact details

Tel. +358 3 552 911