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Welcome to Savitaipale

Municipality of Savitaipale is located in South Karelia in a strategically favorable location. The town center is right alongside Highway 13. The distance from Savitaipale to the nearest city, Lappeenranta, which includes a railway station and an airport, is 37 km. The distance to Helsinki is approximately 200 km, to Kouvola about 80 km, and to to Mikkeli 70 km

The natural landscape of Savitaipale is generally considered diverse and beautiful. Steep ridges, expansive heathlands, clear lakes, spring-fed forest ponds, swamps, and rocks alternate in surprising harmony. Even the local variations in elevation are significant by Southern Finnish standards.

Savitaipale town is located on the shores of the clear-watered lake Kuolimo, on the inner edge of the Salpausselkä ridge. The northern edge of the ridge rises occasionally up to 40 meters in height, offering unique and varied landscapes. Savitaipale's neighboring municipalities include Lemi, Luumäki, Kouvola, Mäntyharju, Mikkeli, Puumala, and Taipalsaari.

More about Savitaipale region and cultural sights on the GoSaimaa website.

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Saimaa Geopark

Discover more about Saimaa UNESCO Global Geopark.

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South Karelian Foundation for Recreation Areas

On the website you will find a versatile selection of excursion destinations and routes.

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Saimaa Cycling/Saimaa Archipelago Route

Read more about the best cycle routes, destinations and tips for cycling in the Saimaa region.

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Savitaipale's hiking and cycling routes

Savitaipale's hiking trails invite you to explore the magnificent nature of the area.

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goSaimaa gathers together the most important tourism information.

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Contact information

Municipality of Savitaipale
Peltoinlahdentie 3a, 54800 Savitaipale
Municipal office, open Mon-Fri 9.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. 
tel.  +358 40 158 6542