Things to do
You are in the best location – in the centre of it all
Throughout the year, you will find interesting events and fun in the city that will not leave you cold. The “City on the Islands” offers numerous nature, sports and cultural experiences both in summer and in winter.
Within a few minutes walk you will find the market square, library, ice rink, sports hall, the most famous Savonlinna landmark Olavinlinna, as well as the Riihisaari Museum, Savonlinna Theater, Savonlinna Hall, “Cultural Cellar” restaurant / event venue, Melartinsali and movie theaters.
Excellent cross-country ski trails and tour skating opportunities bring joy and enjoyment to sports enthusiasts in the winter.
In summer, you can even go kayaking, surfing or cruising from close by.
For activities, you can inquire about, for example, the Activity Maker, which is located on the same property, and for navigating the waters, the necessary equipment, such as boats and sup boards, can be rented at Saimaan Vuokravenho.
See Visit Savonlinna for tips
Savonlinna’s summer is full of things to do and summer tourism by Lake Saimaa is really popular
Show tips for summer events and activities
Things to do in winter in Savonlinna
Activities on the ice and mainland of Lake Saimaa Show tips for winter events and activities
Distances and travel time by foot
K-kauppa (groceries) 40m, 1 min.
Alko (liquer shop) 50m, 1 min. Lunch restarurant Posse, same building
SubWay, same building
Hesburger 50m, Cafe Leivintupa 50m Activity Maker, same building
Hotel Seurahuone 200m, 2 min
Sokos (shopping) 250m, 2 min.
Muotitalo Puki (clothing) 200m, 2 min.
Market place 200m, 2 min Library 350 m, 3 min
Savonlinna Cathedral 200m, 2 min
Bus station 250 m, 3 min.
Train, Kauppatori stop 250 m, 3 min. Olavinlinna Castle 1 km, 12 min.
Riihisaari (Museum) 1 km, 12 min.
Casino Islands, beautiful area for walking/running 400 m, 5 min Indoor swimming pool 500 m, 5 min
Hockey stadium 1 km, 12 min