Explore the Savonlinna region and Lake Saimaa

The age-old archipelago and castle city, Savonlinna, with its surrounding villages offers so much to see and experience all year round. There is plenty of culture, experiences and attractions to enjoy. You’re warmly welcome to spend an unforgettable holiday at Lake Saimaa!

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Tips for spending a holiday in Lake Saimaa

Experience true wilderness

The Savonlinna region is a dream destination for an active nature-lover. The rare water national parks Linnansaari and Kolovesi in the middle of the labyrinthine Lake Saimaa are number-one destinations for nature lovers and campers. These natinal parks are the best places to see the endangered Saimaa ringed seal.

The area’s nature reserves can be found in Punkaharju and Kerimäri. The ridge landscape of Punkaharju is one of the first tourist destinations in Finland.
On Hytermä nature reserve and museum islands in Kerimäki have a wonderful destination where you can get to know one man’s life’s work.

National Parks

Unique landscapes

Attractions, activities, restaurants, shops and accommodation in the region

The Savonlinna region villages and surrounding municipalities

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