5 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

5 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

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5 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
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Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Heinavesi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mikkeli
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h
End: Jerusalem

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Savonlinna is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Savonlinna to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Heinavesi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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Heinavesi

Heinavesi ©
Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 9th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Heinaveden kirkko and then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Valamo Monastery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Heinavesi trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Heinavesi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Heinavesi

Historic Sites
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
Heinaveden kirkko ©
Heinaveden kirkko

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nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Headquarters Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Kenkavero, then examine the collection at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Heinavesi to Mikkeli in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums Historic Sites
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Headquarters Museum ©
Headquarters Museum
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero