Nature & Open air
Day 1 Arrival Savonlinna to Spa Hotel Casino. Dinner.
Day 2 Breakfast Day tour to Linnansaari national park, duration 5 hours with guide. Transfer by bus from Savonlinna to Oravi. From Oravi by boat to Linnansaari. In Linnansaari, guided walking tour and picnic lunch by the fire. Linnansaari, in the heart of the Finnish Lake District, is an ideal place to spot rare lake seals and majestic ospreys. The waters of the park are dotted with lush green islands and rocky islets. At Linnansaari Croft traditional slash-and-burn farming practices are preserved. The lakeland scenery is a delight all year round. A boat service takes trippers to the main island during the summer. Dinner.
Day 3 Breakfast. Tour to Punkaharju, duration 5 hours with guide. Get to know surroundings of Savonlinna, Forest Museum Lusto and Punkaharju ridge area, our national scenery. Nordic walking tour and sleeping bag relaxation moment. Lusto is a national museum and science centre focusing on Finnish forest culture and illustrating the interaction between man and the forest from the past to the future. Lusto’s exhibitions, events, work demonstrations and theme days provide a diverse and illustrative insight into the significance of forests in the life of Finns. Lusto is sure to appeal to visitors of all ages. Thanks to its outstanding scenery, the Punkaharju ridge has been an internationally renowned travel destination for more than two centuries. Punkaharju, with lakes glistening between the grand pine trees growing on both sides of the ridge, is the best known national scenery and strongest attraction of the area. It is easy to savour the scenery from the marked routes and trails that crisscross the ridge. The clear-watered Puruvesi and Pihlajavesi lakes glisten between the tall trees on a sunny summer day. Dinner.
Day 4 Breakfast Finnish farm or summer cottage visit with picnic lunch, duration 4 hours. Dinner.
Day 5 After breakfast departure home.