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Trip Planner Finland  /  Southern Savonia  /  Savonlinna

Savonlinna

3.8
Castles · Specialty Museums · Operas
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery. A popular tourist destination, the town draws visitors to its world-famous opera festival, as well as its well-preserved and attractive medieval castle--one of the most impressive in all of northern Europe. Although a compact city, Savonlinna's museums, galleries, shops, market, and bustling restaurants provide plenty of activities year-round, while the shores of the city's lakes are ideal spots to relax in the summer. Be sure to sample some eastern Finnish delicacies here, such as meat pies and fresh water herring. To personalize your trip to Savonlinna, create itinerary details specific to you using our Finland driving holiday site.
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Popular things to do in Savonlinna

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Castle
Olavinlinna Castle
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Savonlinna

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Specialty Museum
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum Punkaharju
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church Kerimaki
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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Religious Site
New Valamo Monastery Heinavesi
4.1
Duration: 4 hours
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National Park
Linnansaari National Park Rantasalmi
4.7
Duration: 8 hours

Hidden gems in Savonlinna

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Church
Pikkukirkko
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Taito Shop Savonlinna
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Monument
The Spirit of the fortress
3.3
Duration: 30 minutes
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Visitor Center
Riihisaari
3.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Savonlinna

Church
Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli
1.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
Paaskylahden kirkko
3.1
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Savonlinna

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Farmers Market
Savonlinna Market Square
3.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Savonlinna

Specialty Museum
S/S Salama
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min