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Holiday houses in Southern Savonia & holiday apartments in Southern Savonia

  • Finland | Extra-large holiday homes
    From GBP 502

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    From GBP 2,020

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    From GBP 317

  • Finland | Vacation with your dog
    From GBP 339

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    From GBP 330

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A relaxing holiday home experience in Southern Savonia

Nestled in the heart of the Finnish Lake District in south east Finland lies the historic and beautiful region of Southern Savonia. The area's main towns are Mikkeli and Savonlinna and nearby Lake Saimaa enjoys tremendous popularity with holidaymakers from Russia and Europe.

The cultural legacy of Southern Savonia

The region's main town, Mikkeli, was a hub of military activity during World War II and its city centre lies on the restful shores of Lake Saimaa. Mikkeli's concert hall was built in 1988 to commemorate the town's 150th anniversary and is the main venue for the annual Mikkeli International Music Festival. Today Mikkeli is a fashionable holiday resort with plenty of holiday rentals, holiday apartments and holiday houses available to book. The town's attractions include the Visulahti Adventure Theme Park, the historic Anttolanhovi Manor, Kenkävero (a restuarant in a restored parsonage) and the Liehtalanniemi Farm Museum. Southern Savonia's other attractions include the world's largest wooden church in Kerimäki, the Valamo Orthodox Monastery in Heinävesi, Lake Suontee and rock paintings in Ristiina. The vineyards of Ollinmäen Viinitila are great place to sample traditional Finnish berry and fruit wines when renting a holiday home in Southern Savonia.

Heed the call of the wild in south east Finland

Popular recreational activities in Mikkeli include skating, skiing, kayaking and ice-fishing or simply relaxing with a traditional sauna. Sports equipment is easy to rent when staying at a holiday house or holiday rental nearby. Lake Saima is Europe's fourth largest natural freshwater lake and was formed by a massive glacial melt towards the end of the Ice Age. The lake is home to the endangered freshwater Saimaa Ringed Seal. Holiday homes by the Vuoksi River are popular with holidaymakers from Saint Petersburg while Losevo, between the lakes of Vuoksi, Suvanto and Sukhodolskoye has many kayaking and canoeing competitions. In Mäntyharju family friendly Miekankoski is an ideal location for fishing along its rapids and, if cooking freshly caught fish in the open air appeals, Lake Puula is renowned for its salmon.

Reviews from our customers

4.5 out of 5 (40 Customer reviews)
1 The holiday homes and apartments in in Southern Savonia have been rated by 40 customers, scoring 4.5 out of 5 houses, on average.

The top rated locations in Southern Savonia

  1. Sulkava
  2. Puumala

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  • Property no. 287613
    from GBP 620
    for 1 week

    Leukoi, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 75 m², 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 30 m, sauna,
    5.0 out of 5
    4 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 621275
    from GBP 770
    for 1 week

    Mikkeli, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 101 m², 2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 621321
    from GBP 614
    for 1 week

    Savonlinna, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 80 m², 2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, TV, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 708398
    from GBP 568
    for 1 week

    Siikaselkä, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 85 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, beach approx. 30 m, sauna,
  • Property no. 1205434
    from GBP 436
    for 1 week

    Oravi, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 2 persons

    Approx. 80 m², 2 bedrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, non-smoking property, beach approx. 40 m, sauna,
  • Property no. 927744
    from GBP 716
    for 1 week

    Savonlinna, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 88 m², 2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 621218
    from GBP 641
    for 1 week

    Juva, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 95 m², 2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 1164404
    from GBP 678
    for 1 week

    Rantasalmi, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 80 m², 2 bedrooms, pets not allowed, TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 497546
    from GBP 1,315
    for 1 week

    Juva, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 10 persons

    Approx. 250 m², 3 bedrooms, pets not allowed, TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 621258
    from GBP 487
    for 1 week

    Mikkeli, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 50 m², 1 bedroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 883537
    from GBP 634
    for 1 week

    Sulkava, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 120 m², 3 bedrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
  • Property no. 1132098
    from GBP 508
    for 1 week

    Kangasniemi, Southern Savonia

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 75 m², 1 bedroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sauna
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
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