4 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

4 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

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4 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
Drive:  6​h 15​min
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: St. Petersburg


Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Kenkavero and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral.

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St. Petersburg, Russia to Mikkeli is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Mikkeli. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from St. Petersburg in April since evenings lows in Mikkeli dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Visulahti ©
Neitvuori ©
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral


Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Savonlinna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church