5 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

5 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

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Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Visiting Kolovesi National Park and Punkaharju Ridge will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Olavinlinnan Musta Passi and Johanna Oras Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder site.

Helsinki to Savonlinna is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kolovesi National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum


Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 30th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Neitvuori, then head outdoors with Anjan Puisto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Kenkavero, make a trip to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Puumalan Lake, and finally take in the views from Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mikkeli itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Mikkeli takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Neitvuori ©
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Anjan Puisto ©
Anjan Puisto