Kourula and Huhtiniemi
The Kourula and Huhtiniemi area is located midway between the city centre and the campus area. You can catch a bus nearby all our buildings.
Huhtiniemi is the city’s centre for winter and indoor sports. In winters, it has well-maintained, lit and demanding skiing trails, and in the summertime excellent jogging routes. The area also has a versatile sports centre with facilities for tennis, squash, badminton, street hockey, aerobics, and indoor cycling and a gym. Hundreds of Lappeenranta students like to play street hockey in Huhtiniemi.
The diverse nature and a popular beach are located around a kilometre away from the LOAS buildings. The lakeside and its quiet nature provides a beautiful environment to go for a walk or a jog both in winters and in the summertime. The services in the area are located in the Kourula centre and include, for example, a grocery store, pharmacy, health centre, postal office, school, and nursery.