12 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

12 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Mikkeli
— 3 nights
2
Rantasalmi
— 3 nights
3
Punkaharju
— 4 nights

3
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mikkeli Cathedral and The Astuvansalmi rock paintings. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Communications Centre Lokki and Art Centre Salmela. Take a break from Mikkeli with a short trip to Lietvesi Scenic Road in Puumala, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Infantry Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Neitvuori, don't miss a visit to Kenkavero, and enjoy breathtaking views from Naisvuori Observation Tower.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mikkeli tour itinerary builder site.

Philadelphia, USA to Mikkeli is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Philadelphia to Mikkeli, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Mikkeli, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lietvesi Scenic Road, Art Centre Salmela, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral

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nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New Valamo Monastery and St. George Church. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rantasalmi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Rantasalmi takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. George Church, New Valamo Monastery
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery

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Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. Get a sense of the local culture at Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Get some historical perspective at Kerimaki Church and Pikkukirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Punkaharju side-trips: Savonlinna (The Spirit of the fortress, Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, &more) and Salpa Line (in Kerimaki). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, view the masterpieces at Johanna Oras Art Gallery, explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Retretti Art Centre.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Punkaharju day trip website.

Getting from Rantasalmi to Punkaharju by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Punkaharju sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Kerimaki
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum