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Savonlinna Destination Guide

Discover Savonlinna in Finland

Savonlinna in the region of Province of Eastern Finland with its 27,353 habitants is a place located in Finland - some 177 mi or ( 284 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Savonlinna

Local time in Savonlinna is now 09:32 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, Viuhonmaki, and Varparanta. When in this area, you might want to check out Leningrad . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Savonlinna ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


На машине в Финляндию и Эстонию. 2010

7:35 min by Talanov
Views: 4148 Rating: 3.50

Малое Северо-Западное кольцо. Отчет с фотами тут Auto trip: Moscow-Savonlinna-Helsinki-Tallinn-V.luki-Moskow Педаль в пол, и за 4 дня и 6 ночей прокатились по маршруту Москва-Салволинн ..

Huliganov's Finnish Experience #4

14:16 min by usenetposts
Views: 2259 Rating: 4.95

Here we go across from Puumala to Savonlinna, a fine castle, but not so easy to find! ..


9:37 min by lonecraft
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An old castle in Savonlinna,great place to visit. ..

2:36 min by iGuideo
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Olavinlinna castle in Savonlinna, Finland. This is the venue of annual Savonlinna Opera Festivals (Savonlinnan Oopperajuhlat), an old castle near the center of Savonlinna. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Savonlinna Cathedral

Savonlinna Cathedral is located in Savonlinna, Finland. It was built between 1874 and 1878 and designed by architect Axel Hampus Dahlström in the Gothic Revival style. It has room for 1000 people.

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Located at 61.87 28.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Cathedrals in Finland, Gothic Revival architecture in Finland, 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 1 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

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 1 km away
Tags: 1912 establishments in Finland, Music festivals in Finland, Opera festivals, Recurring events established in 1912, Savonlinna, Visitor attractions in Southern Savonia

Pihlajavesi (Saimaa)

Pihlajavesi is a lake in Finland. The area of the lake is 712.59 km² making it the sixth largest lake in the country. Pihlajavesi is the second-largest basin in the complex Saimaa lake system. Pihlajavesi lacks large open lake areas but has more islands than any other lake in Finland.

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Located at 61.77 28.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Lakes of Finland, Saimaa


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 16 km away
Tags: Islands of Finland, Lake islands of Europe


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Savonlinna