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Raateenaho Destination Guide

Touring Raateenaho in Finland

Raateenaho in the region of Province of Eastern Finland is located in Finland - some 186 mi or ( 299 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Raateenaho is now 05:23 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, Varkaus, and Simanala. Being here already, consider visiting Leningrad . Check out our recomendations for Raateenaho ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Sääminginsalo has been said to be the largest true island of Finland . If it is considered as an island, it is the third largest island in a lake in the world. This inland island is located in Southern Savonia region, Eastern Finland and is surrounded by the lake Greater Saimaa, and an artificial canal, Raikuun kanava, that was built in 1750s. The most famous sight on Sääminginsalo is the Kerimäki Church, the largest wooden church in the world.

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Located at 62.00 29.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Islands of Finland, Lake islands of Europe


Kokkosaari is the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake in the world. It is located in Kuonanjärvi on the Sääminginsalo island, which has been claimed to be the largest island in Finland. Kokkosaari is almost 2000m long, with a width of 400-900m.

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Located at 61.99 29.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Lake islands of Europe, Uninhabited islands of Finland


Ylä-Enonvesi is a lake in the southeast of Finland, close to its border with Russia.

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Located at 62.06 29.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Lakes of Finland

Savonlinna Opera Festival

Savonlinna Opera Festival is held annually in the city of Savonlinna in Finland. The Festival takes place at the medieval Olavinlinna (St. Olaf's Castle), built in 1475. The castle is located amid spectacular lake scenery.

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Located at 61.86 28.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1912 establishments in Finland, Music festivals in Finland, Opera festivals, Recurring events established in 1912, Savonlinna, Visitor attractions in Southern Savonia


Olavinlinna (Swedish: Olofsborg; literally St. Olaf's Castle, see Olaf II of Norway) is a 15th century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the northernmost medieval stone fortress still standing. The castle is built on an island in the Kyrönsalmi strait that connects the lakes Haukivesi and Pihlajavesi.

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Located at 61.86 28.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Castles in Finland, Forts in Sweden, History museums in Finland, Museums in Southern Savonia, Religious museums in Finland, Savonlinna