3 days in Savonlinna, Punkaharju & Lappeenranta Itinerary

3 days in Savonlinna, Punkaharju & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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3 days in Savonlinna, Punkaharju & Lappeenranta Itinerary

Start: Vaasa
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Punkaharju
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Vaasa

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes s/s Punkaharju. On the 6th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle and then get a new perspective on things with s/s Punkaharju.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna online trip itinerary planner .

Vaasa to Savonlinna is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
s/s Punkaharju ©
s/s Punkaharju

1
night
Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Punkaharju Ridge as well as The Parikkala Sculpture Park. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge.

You can plan Punkaharju trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Punkaharju takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Punkaharju can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Parikkala Sculpture Park
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The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Repovesi National Park.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta route maker site .

You can drive from Punkaharju to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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