Good to know
There are three wild camping sites on the Kelvenne island: Hinttolanhiekka,Nimetön and Isohieta. Kelvenne is also a great destinationfor a canoe or a boat trip. There are many nice, sandy beaches, for example,in Kirkkosalmi, Hinttolanhiekka, Kyyränlahti, Isohieta, and on theeastern shore of the island, at the northern end of the trail. There areeight campfire sites along the trail, and all of these sites have toilets.In addition, there is a large, sheltered cooking facility in Kirkkosalmi.Things to remember to take with you: toilet paper and, if you are planningto have a fire, a knife and matches. The nearest tourist services arein Padasjoki.
Accessing the starting point
In the summertime, you can access the Kelvenne island on a lakecruise or alternatively by boat taxi, which can be booked from KiuasniemiMarina and Kullasmarina in Padasjoki and from Lehmonkärkiin Asikkala. Canoeing equipment can be rented, for example, fromPadasjoen Latu ry. There are several excursion harbours for those arrivingwith their own boat.