15 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

15 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Savonia journey planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Mikkeli
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Mikkeli
— 5 nights
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Heinavesi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 5 nights
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Mikkeli

— 5 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Mikkeli: Puumala (Lake Saimaa & Lietvesi Scenic Road). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, examine the collection at Infantry Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Naisvuori Hill.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mikkeli sightseeing planning site.

Winnipeg, Canada to Mikkeli is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Mikkeli is 8 hours. Traveling from Winnipeg in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Mikkeli. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Heinavesi.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 1:

Heinavesi

— 2 nights
Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 2nd (Fri), make a trip to Lintula Convent and then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Valamo Monastery. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kolovesi National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Heinavesi tour builder site.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Heinavesi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Heinavesi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Savonlinna

— 5 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore Savonlinna's surroundings by going to Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Heinavesi to Savonlinna takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 8:

Southern Savonia travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Southern Savonia is a region in the south-east of Finland. It borders on the regions Pohjois-Savo, North Karelia, South Karelia, Päijät-Häme, and Central Finland. The total area of Southern Savonia is 18,768.33 km2, with a population of 153,738 .Southern Savonia is located in the heart of the Finnish lake district, and contains Lake Saimaa, the largest lake in Finland. The two major towns in the region are Mikkeli and Savonlinna.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: SavoniaMunicipalitiesSouthern Savonia includes 14 municipalities listed below . Enonkoski Heinävesi Hirvensalmi Joroinen Juva Kangasniemi Mikkeli Mäntyharju Pertunmaa Pieksämäki Puumala Rantasalmi Savonlinna Sulkava

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