26 days in Savonlinna, Punkaharju & Lappeenranta Itinerary

26 days in Savonlinna, Punkaharju & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vaasa
Fly:  9 h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Punkaharju
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
3
Lappeenranta
— 24 nights
Drive:  10 h
End: Vaasa

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker.

Vaasa to Savonlinna is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Punkaharju on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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1
day
Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. You've now added Punkaharju Ridge to your itinerary. On the 19th (Thu), take a tour by water with s/s Punkaharju and then take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Punkaharju online holiday maker.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Punkaharju in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

s/s Punkaharju
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s/s Punkaharju ©
s/s Punkaharju

24
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Visiting Repovesi National Park and Saimaa Canal will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Sandcastle Lappeenranta. Change things up with these side-trips from Lappeenranta: The Parikkala Sculpture Park (in Parikkala) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta journey planner.

Traveling by car from Punkaharju to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Parikkala Sculpture Park, Repovesi National Park, Olavinlinna Castle, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress