3 days in Savonlinna, Punkaharju & Lappeenranta Itinerary

3 days in Savonlinna, Punkaharju & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
You've now added s/s Punkaharju to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle and then take a tour by water with s/s Punkaharju.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna day trip planning tool.

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

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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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): explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Punkaharju travel planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Punkaharju in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
Repovesi National Park has been added to your itinerary.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta journey planner.

You can drive from Punkaharju to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to 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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