3 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

3 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Savonia itinerary planner

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Punkaharju
— 1 night
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Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Tartu

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Punkaharju

— 1 night
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Punkaharju trip builder site.

Tartu, Estonia to Punkaharju is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In October in Punkaharju, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Museums · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Mikkeli

— 1 night
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 31st (Sun), make a trip to Kenkavero and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral.

Discover how to plan a Mikkeli trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Punkaharju to Mikkeli in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Historic Sites
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Southern Savonia travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Southern Savonia is a region in the south-east of Finland. It borders on the regions Pohjois-Savo, North Karelia, South Karelia, Päijät-Häme, and Central Finland. The total area of Southern Savonia is 18,768.33 km2, with a population of 153,738 .Southern Savonia is located in the heart of the Finnish lake district, and contains Lake Saimaa, the largest lake in Finland. The two major towns in the region are Mikkeli and Savonlinna.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: SavoniaMunicipalitiesSouthern Savonia includes 14 municipalities listed below . Enonkoski Heinävesi Hirvensalmi Joroinen Juva Kangasniemi Mikkeli Mäntyharju Pertunmaa Pieksämäki Puumala Rantasalmi Savonlinna Sulkava

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