The area of Kourula and Huhtiniemi is located half way between the city centre and the university area. In the area, there are lots of affordable apartments and an active international community of residents. A regular bus route runs close to all of our properties, so you can reach the city centre in less than a quarter of an hour and the campus area in less than ten minutes.
Huhtiniemi is the city's “centre for winter and indoor sports” where you can find maintained, illuminated and challenging tracks during the winter, and good condition hiking terrains and e.g. fitness stairs during the summer. The area also has a diverse sports centre where you can enjoy e.g. tennis, squash, badminton, floorball, aerobics, spinning and the gym. Floorball is a common sports abount hundreds of students in Lappeenranta, particularly in Huhtiniemi.
The stunning nature and popular beach are located approximately a kilometre from the student buildings. The shore of Lake Saimaa and the peaceful nature are beautiful hiking and walking terrains both during the summer and the winter. The services of the area concentrate on the regional centre of Kourula.
Centre: 2-3 km
LUT and LAB: 3-4 km
Sampo: 4 km