9 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

9 days in Southern Savonia Itinerary

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Kerimaki ©
Kerimäki is a former municipality of Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Olavinlinna Castle and New Valamo Monastery. Kids will enjoy Kolovesi National Park and Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Explore Kerimaki's surroundings by going to Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Heinaveden kirkko (in Heinavesi). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Johanna Oras Art Gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kerimaki route planner.

Helsinki to Kerimaki is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, daytime highs in Kerimaki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kerimaki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Punkaharju, Heinavesi, Linnansaari National Park, Kolovesi National Park
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park


Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Bring the kids along to Mikkeli Cathedral and Kenkavero. Step out of the city life by going to Neitvuori and Anjan Puisto. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mikkeli: The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina) and Puumala (Lietvesi Scenic Road & Puumalan Lake). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, explore the world behind art at Mikkelin Taidemuseo, look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place, and pause for some photo ops at Mannerheim Statue.

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 °C, and evening lows to °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

Side Trips

Puumala, Ollinmaen Viinitila Oy, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral
Neitvuori ©