5 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

5 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Savonia holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Savonlinna
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Savonlinna
— 1 day
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Heinavesi
— 1 night
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 2 nights
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport, Drive to Jerusalem

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Savonlinna

— 1 day
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna online tour planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Savonlinna is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in August: high temperatures in Savonlinna hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Heinavesi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Heinavesi

— 1 night
Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Heinaveden kirkko and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Heinavesi road trip planning website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Heinavesi in 1.5 hours. In August in Heinavesi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Heinavesi

Historic Sites
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Mikkeli

— 2 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays 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 photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mikkeli journey builder website.

Getting from Heinavesi to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 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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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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