The Lappeenranta Rantaraitti geological trail focuses on the vicinity of Saimaa Geopark sites. There are two Geopark destinations along the route, Rakuunamäki and Lappeenranta Fortress and harbour. The whole Lakeside route is on the website of the South Karelian Foundation for Recreation Areas. The easy-to-use light traffic route circulates on the shore of Lake Saimaa from the Myllysaari beach and the family park through Satamatori to Lappeenranta Fortress. From Rakuunamäki, the route goes west to Huhtiniemi.
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From the harbour you can also continue along the shore to the east and visit Pappilanniemi, where there is a nature trail in the lush forest and along the rocky shores. In the vicinity of the harbour there is also an island for hiking, Karhusaari. The Pappilanniemi and the Karhusaari are Saimaa Geopark sites.