The Vääksy Canal and Environs

The Vääksy Canal is located in Vääksy in between lakes Päijänne and Vesijärvi.

Joining lakes Vesijärvi and Päijänne, Vääksy Canal was built between 1868 and 1871. It is 1,315 metres long and Finland's most actively used canal for boating. There are also many things to see and experience in the environs of the canal, including three museums - The Leisure Fishing Museum, the Vääksy Water Mill and Hydroelectric Power Station Museum and the Danielson-Kalmari Villa along with cafés and art exhibitions (in Finnish). There is a nature path (in Finnish) near the Vääksynjoki River presenting the special features of the locality.