8 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

8 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Savonia travel planner

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Make it your trip
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Mikkeli
— 3 nights
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 4 nights
Fly

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Mikkeli

— 3 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kenkavero and Mannerheim Statue. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Naisvuori Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, and stop by Mikkeli Market Place.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mikkeli trip builder tool.

Helsinki to Mikkeli is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Theme Parks
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Savonlinna

— 4 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Venture out of the city with trips to Heinavesi (Lintula Convent & New Valamo Monastery). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna vacation app.

Getting from Mikkeli to Savonlinna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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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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