In terms of getting here, Savitaipale has a favourable location in South Karelia. The centre of the municipality is located alongside highway no. 13 between Lappeenranta and Mikkeli. The closest railway station and airport are located in Lappeenranta, only half-an-hour's drive away.
Distances from Savitaipale
Lappeenranta 38 km
Mikkeli 70 km
Imatra 72 km
Vyborg, Russia 99 km
Kouvola 74 km
Kotka 107 km
Lahti 137 km
Jyväskylä 179 km
Helsinki 227 km
St. Petersburg 231 km
Kuopio 232 km
Tampere 263 km
Turku 388 km
Oulu 520 km
Rovaniemi 738 km
Enter address Torikatu 10, 54800 Savitaipale into your navigator, and you will be guided to the marketplace in the centre of Savitaipale, a stone’s throw away from all the major services. Free parking can be found around the marketplace.
A number of buses pass through Savitaipale on a daily basis from the directions of Lappeenranta and Mikkeli, from where connections extend onwards to destinations all over Finland. The bus stop is right in the center of the village, close to the marketplace.
tel +358 20 141 5500 (Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00)
tel. +358 200 4000
Savitaipale taxi stand is located in the center of the village, just off the marketplace.
Address: Kievarintie 5
tel. +358 5 416 0035
The center of Savitaipale is easy to move around on foot. Dining places and cafés can be found near the marketplace and close to the harbour. The beach, church, and many of the main attractions are just a short walk from the village center.
It's easy to move around Savitaipale by bike. There are many walking and hiking trails which are also open for mountain bikes. Trails are versatile and run through beautiful and memorable scenery.
BY BOAT AND CANOE
One can reach Partakoski in Savitaipale by boat through the Greater Saimaa, whereas Lavikanlahti can be reached through Smaller Saimaa. There are marked boat routes to Kuolimo Lake. The village harbour and Lake Kuolimo cannot be reached from Lake Saimaa by boat. However, a canoeist can move between Lake Kuolimo and Lake Saimaa at Orraintaipale former crossing point on the northern side of Partakoski rapids. The distance required to carry the canoe is approx. 300 meters.
The nearest airport is in Lappeenranta, half-an-hour's drive away from Savitaipale. There are direct flights to Athens (Greece) and Bergamo (Italy) and charter flights to various destinations in Europe.
The nearest railway stations are in Lappeenranta, Mikkeli and Kouvola.
VR Customer Service, tel. +358 600 41 900
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