7 days in Pieksamaki, Punkaharju & Parikkala Itinerary

7 days in Pieksamaki, Punkaharju & Parikkala Itinerary

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Pieksamaki
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Punkaharju
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Parikkala
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Pieksamaki

— 3 nights
Pieksämäki is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region.The town has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Change things up with these side-trips from Pieksamaki: Rapio Mill (in Juva), St. George Church (in Joroinen) and Varkaus (Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo & Varkaus Water Tower Terrace). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Savo Railway Line Museum.

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Tampere to Pieksamaki is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Pieksamaki

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Punkaharju

— 2 nights
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Punkaharju trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pieksamaki to Punkaharju takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Parikkala.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Parikkala

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through Siikalahti Wetland and then walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Parikkala trip website.

Parikkala is just a stone's throw from Punkaharju. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Parikkala

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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