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.

Savonlinja Oy
tel +358 20 141 5500 (Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00)

Matkahuolto Oy
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.


The center of Savitaipale and its harbour is located on the beautiful and clean lake Kuolimo, which offers many recreations like boating, fishing and canoeing. Savitaipale and many of its villages, e.g. Partakoski, Kärnäkoski, Lavikanlahti, Rahikkala and Kuivainen, are also reachable from the Lake Saimaa. 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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