5 days in Lappeenranta, Savonlinna & Mikkeli Itinerary

5 days in Lappeenranta, Savonlinna & Mikkeli Itinerary

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Lappeenranta
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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Mikkeli
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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, then see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip planner.

Helsinki to Lappeenranta is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Savonlinna Market Square. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 25th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, then get in on the family fun at Visulahti, and finally don't miss a visit to Kenkavero. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Mikkelin Taidemuseo, get great views at Naisvuori Observation Tower, brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, appreciate the history behind Mannerheim Statue, then see the interesting displays at Headquarters Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli holiday planning app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Mikkeli in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Headquarters Museum ©
Headquarters Museum
Visulahti ©
Visulahti
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero

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