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 Salpa Line. Kids will enjoy Kolovesi National Park and Punkaharju Ridge. Explore Kerimaki's surroundings by going to Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Heinavesi (New Valamo Monastery & Heinaveden kirkko). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, and explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Kerimaki travel itinerary 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 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kerimaki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Punkaharju, Heinavesi, Kolovesi National Park, Linnansaari 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 Kenkavero and Anjan Puisto. Step out of the city life by going to Neitvuori and Puumalan Lake. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mikkeli: The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina) and Lietvesi Scenic Road (in Puumala). 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

Side Trips

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