Taste Saimaa is a delicious union of Eastern Finnish food, culture and traditions

The Lake Saimaa region has been awarded the prestigious, international European Region of Gastronomy title. The unique gastronomy and culture of Eastern Finland are celebrated with rich experiences that combine the purest food in the world and the original culture.

Welcome to enjoy Saimaa with all your senses!

Experience the joys of Eastern Finland

Welcome on a memorable journey to enjoy the world's best food from the pure waters, forests and fields of Eastern Finland!

The Saimaa European Region of Gastronomy award is a recognition for the unique food culture of the region.

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Credits: Visit Karelia / Harri Tarvainen


The best food in the world from the best ingredients in the world.