9 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

9 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Savonia itinerary planner

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Fly to Savonlinna Airport, Drive to Kerimaki
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Kerimaki
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 3 nights
Drive

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Kerimaki

— 5 nights
Kerimäki is a former municipality of Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Olavinlinna Castle and Kerimaki Church. Kids will enjoy Kolovesi National Park and Punkaharju Ridge. Explore Kerimaki's surroundings by going to Heinavesi (New Valamo Monastery & Heinaveden kirkko) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, and get a taste of the local shopping with Johanna Oras Art Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Kerimaki route planner.

Helsinki to Kerimaki is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kerimaki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Mikkeli

— 3 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Bring the kids along to Neitvuori and Kenkavero. Step out of the city life by going to Anjan Puisto and Lietvesi Scenic Road. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mikkeli: Lake Saimaa (in Puumala) and The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, get in on the family fun at Visulahti, pause for some photo ops at Mannerheim Statue, and look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mikkeli trip builder.

Drive from Kerimaki to Mikkeli in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Wildlife

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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