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Southern Savonia

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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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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Castle
Olavinlinna Castle Savonlinna
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church Kerimaki
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Church
Mikkeli Cathedral Mikkeli
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum Punkaharju
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Southern Savonia

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New Valamo Monastery ©
Religious Site
New Valamo Monastery Heinavesi
4.1
Duration: 4 hours
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral Savonlinna
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
Historic Site
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings Ristiina
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Pikkukirkko ©
Church
Pikkukirkko Savonlinna
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Southern Savonia

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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum Savonlinna
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Headquarters Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Headquarters Museum Mikkeli
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Mannerheim`s Saloon Car
Specialty Museum
Mannerheim`s Saloon Car Mikkeli
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Infantry Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Infantry Museum Mikkeli
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Southern Savonia

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Art Centre Salmela ©
Civic Center
Art Centre Salmela Mantyharju
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Mikkeli Market Place ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Mikkeli Market Place Mikkeli
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Taito Shop Savonlinna Savonlinna
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Savonlinna Market Square ©
Farmers Market
Savonlinna Market Square Savonlinna
3.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Southern Savonia

Lake Saimaa ©
Scenic Drive
Lake Saimaa Puumala
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
St. George Church
Religious Site
St. George Church Joroinen
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli
Civic Center
Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli Mikkeli
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kolovesi National Park ©
National Park
Kolovesi National Park
4.8
Duration: 8 hours

Nature in Southern Savonia

Punkaharju Ridge
Geologic Formation
Punkaharju Ridge Punkaharju
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Linnansaari National Park ©
National Park
Linnansaari National Park Rantasalmi
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
Naisvuori Hill
Mountain
Naisvuori Hill Mikkeli
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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