3 days in Savonlinna & Puumala Itinerary

3 days in Savonlinna & Puumala Itinerary

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3 days in Savonlinna & Puumala Itinerary

Start: Savonlinna
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Puumala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Savonlinna

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day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip maker site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Savonlinna. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Puumala.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Puumala

Puumala ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): cruise along Lietvesi Scenic Road, pause for some serene contemplation at Puumala wooden church, don't miss a visit to The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, then snap pictures at Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi, and finally don't miss a visit to Viewing Platform in Puumala.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Puumala itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Puumala in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Puumala can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Puumala

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Puumala wooden church ©
Puumala wooden church

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