3 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

3 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

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Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 29th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Mannerheim Statue, then take an in-depth tour of Communications Centre Lokki, and finally make a trip to Kenkavero.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mikkeli planning tool.

Helsinki to Mikkeli is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Historic Sites · Museums
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Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Kenkavero ©


Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Johanna Oras Art Gallery, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Savonlinna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church