Saimaa Travel

M/S Carelia takes you to Russia - visa-free!

M/S Carelia sails under the Finnish flag, has Finnish staff and can take approximately 200 passengers. The ship has two inner decks and a sun deck. Cruising season is from May to September. 

Our cruise hostess on board serves you in all questions and tells you about the history of the Saimaa Canal with announcements during cruise. In addition, you can enjoy music, lottery and other activities.

On board there are two cosy restaurants: buffet restaurant Monrepos and music restaurant Knut Posse. In the tax-free shop you can buy sweets, cigarettes and alcoholic beverages at a reasonable price. The tax-free shop has a small collection of parfumes, cosmetics and souvenirs and it serves as a currency exchange office.

Technical information:

Built in 1969, Husum Germany (former M/S Ostsee)
Home port since 1986 - Lappeenranta
Main engines 2 x 375kW
Speed 14 kn
393 BT
Draught 2,30 m
Length 41 m 
Beam 8,5 m 
Owner: Lappeenrannan Laivat Oy

Latest news

Visa-free cruises 15.5.-12.9.2020 are cancelled

Unfortunately, we had to cancel all cruises for season 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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