15 days in Savonlinna & Ylitornio Itinerary

15 days in Savonlinna & Ylitornio Itinerary

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Savonlinna
— 12 nights
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Savonlinna

— 12 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Joensuu (Joensuu Church, Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, &more), Mikkeli (Infantry Museum, Kenkavero, &more) and Parikkala (The Parikkala Sculpture Park, Parikkalan kirkko, &more). Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour itinerary maker.

Stockholm, Sweden to Savonlinna is an approximately 15.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ylitornio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Ylitornio

— 2 nights
Ylitornio is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland along the Tornio River, opposite the Swedish town of Övertorneå. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Tatuka Reindeerfarm.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ylitornio day trip planning tool.

Drive from Savonlinna to Ylitornio in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Ylitornio sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ylitornio

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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