7 days in Kouvola, Savonlinna & Punkaharju Itinerary

7 days in Kouvola, Savonlinna & Punkaharju Itinerary

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1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Punkaharju
— 3 nights

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. You've now added Repovesi National Park to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip maker tool.

Punkaharju to Kouvola is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In August in Kouvola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stromforsin Ruukki
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Olavinlinna Castle. On the 13th (Mon), look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, thenindulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take a memorable tour with s/s Punkaharju.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna
s/s Punkaharju ©
s/s Punkaharju

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Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. You've now added Punkaharju Ridge to your itinerary. When in Punkaharju, make a side trip to see Salpa Line in Kerimaki, approximately Kerimaki away. It doesn't end there: walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Punkaharju road trip planning app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Punkaharju in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salpa Line, The Parikkala Sculpture Park
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The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park