An unforgettable evening at the opera is the sum of its parts. A visit to Savonlinna is, at its best, a delight for all the senses. In addition to superb opera, an unsurpassed venue and the beauty of Finnish lakeland, you can seek and find food fit for a king, step back in time on an idyllic lake steamer, choose souvenirs and services to put you in a good mood, and unique accommodation.
SPA HOTEL CASINO Spahotel Casino has 81 hotel rooms, most with lake Saimaa view. Spahotel Casino full service hotel and the hotel is located in central of Savonlinna. Hotel´s restaurant Wanha Kasino is idyllic place to enjoy the local food and enjoy the Saimaa lake views. The spa of the hotel is open every day.
HOTEL KRUUNUPUISTO & VILLA URHOLA, PUNKAHARJU Hotel Kruunupuisto is located in the heart of the picturesque views of Punkaharju Nature Reserve. Staying in an early 20th-century Art Nouveau main building or more privately in the splendid boutique hotel setting of Villa Urhola, will give you a touch of historical nostalgia while enjoying well-equipped hotel rooms.
Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän Hospitality since 1658! The Hotel & Spa Resort at Rantasalmi lies at the gateway to the Linnansaari National Park, on Lake Saimaa. It has an atmosphere and milieu all of its own, mouth-watering local food, accommodation in luxury villas or the hotel, and beautiful lake scenery.
FAMILY HOTEL HOSPITZ A gem on Lake Saimaa, Hotel Hospitz is in the vicinity of Olavinlinna Castle. The building was designed by the Finnish architect Wivi Lönn, and was built in 1933. The hotel features event and meeting facilities, and a terrace in the garden. Welcome – we hope you enjoy your stay!
SUMMER HOTEL VILLA ARIA Villa Aria is a summer hotel resting on the shores of a beautiful lake in the city centre of Savonlinna. There are 20 rooms in the hotel and most of the rooms are overlooking the lake. Breakfast, Internet connection (wifi) and parking are included to the room price.
SUMMER HOTEL Tott Named after Erik Akselinpoika Tott, the founder of Olavinlinna castle, the nostalgic Summer Hotel Tott is located at the passenger harbour in the centre of Savonlinna. Enjoy the comfort of a traditional hotel only a few hundred metres from the market square and the medieval castle of Olavinlinna. Along with hotel rooms, Tott has spacious apartments that are particularly well suited for families. Tott’s 114 rooms have views to the passenger harbour, the street, or the quiet inner courtyard.
Hotel Pietari Kylliäinen Hotel Pietari Kylliäinen is situated nearby Olavinlinna. Besides good night sleep, you can enjoy breakfast, dinner and sauna. We also have two meeting spaces.
Original Sokos Hotel Seurahuone Original Sokos Hotel Seurahuone – a hotel of many stories, located in the very centre of Savonlinna next to the Market Square and the Passenger Harbour. The medieval castle of Olavinlinna is just a few hundred metres away. We welcome you for an enjoyable stay!
Saimaa Holiday Oravi The idyllic village Oravi is located in the middle of Saimaa Lakeland. This small wilderness village has a lot to offer, for example a fish restaurant, Thai restaurant, grocery store, 17 comfortable lakeside villas and an apartment hotel. From Oravi outdoor center you can rent a canoe, take a boat to Linnansaari National Park or join a guided tour. The village is also accessible by a daily safari bus from Savonlinna.
Kerimaa Kerimaa provides accommodation in holiday cottages and hotel apartments with saunas only about 15km from Olavinlinna. Surrounding nature with its lakes as well as many activities and AR-animals in the area guarantee things to do and experience throughout the stay.
S/S PUNKAHARJU Welcome on board. From her elegant old Salon, breathtaking nature views, spacious sun decks. s/s Punkaharju will captivate you and your guests like no other charter yachts on the Lake. s/s Punkaharju is the oldest steamer still in business use, built 1905.
SAVONLINNA CRUISES A cruise on one of our boats is a brilliant, exciting option for a corporate event or club outing. Treat your party to some beautiful scenery and delicious food. Check our website to find out more about our cruises.
ACTIVITY MAKER - EXCURSIONS AND ACTIVITIES Take a day trip with us to beautiful Lake Saimaa by canoe, explore the surrounding area by bike or spend some fun moments with Mini Golf. At our office you will find wild moments in the Megazone laser fighting game or a more exciting experience in Escape Room.
Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän, Rantasalmi Our new Lake Spa will give you a new kind of Finnish lake wellness experience. The spa is built in the middle of the natural rocks and the large windows are overlooking Lake Saimaa. Natural materials are used for Lake Spa’s genuine and exciting experience. The building itself will be hidden under the forest terrain, which amplifies Järvisydän’s original atmosphere.
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum Lusto – The Finnish Forest Museum is the national museum responsible for forest culture. It is located in Punkaharju, in the most beautiful landscape of ridges and lakes in eastern Finland.
Art Manor Johanna Oras Contemporary visual artist Johanna Oras is celebrating her 50th birthday year with exhibitions and events around Finland, and her latest works are on display right here in the embrace of Saimaa at her exquisite Art Manor. The theme this year is ‘I’m every artist’, which will play a big part in revealing just how multitalented and multidimensional Johanna Oras is.
Kenkävero vicarage Kenkävero vicarage milieu in Mikkeli is a fascinating place to visit. Delicacies of an atmospheric restaurant and café, glamorous shops and exhibitions along with fabulous blossom of garden in summer time form an entirety, that everyone wants to experience. Open daily all year round.
ART SUMMER 2020 IN KRUUNUPUISTO The landscape and nature of Punkaharju is an unparalleled work of art. Art is present also indoors in Kruunupuisto. Inkeritalo Café summer exhibition presents metal graphics and sculptures by Maija Koponen, while the dining at the Kruunupuisto Restaurant allows you to enjoy the art of Pentti Koivikko.
AULA WINE & DINE BAR Aula Wine & Dine bar is an atmospheric, stylish living room and open space. The lobby focuses on a circular reception desk for those checking in, as well as a wine bar serving wines, cocktails, coffee and snacks. The spacious lobby has relaxed and comfortable corners where you will definitely enjoy. The space is perfect for casual meetings, spending time and working at the co-working desk.
HOSPITZ RESTAURANT The terrace is a lovely spot for a quick bite, such as a salmon sandwich, a coffee or even some ice cream. Maybe a beer? Or perhaps you'd prefer your meal indoors? During the Opera Festival, we serve a pre-opera dinner 3.5 hours before the performance, and a light night time buffet for 2 hours afterwards. Reservations are recommended. We also offer festive lunches, brunches and other meal options.
LINNAKROUVI SUMMER RESTAURANT The Linnakrouvi Summer Hotel is a magnificent environment for a culinary and scenic summer outing around Olavinlinna Castle. The delicious scents wafting from the old wooden-house kitchen are guaranteed to make your mouth water. Food of the highest quality is a matter of honour for us. We look forward to seeing you.
MUIKKUTERASSI Savonlinna's renown Muikkuterrassi is certainly a worthy summer experience. The remarkable dishes are coupled with inspiring scenery as the chef gives his best when cooking crispy fried vendace. A beautiful sunset in the lake scenery is an unforgettable moment.
Opera Grill & Bar Opera Grill & Bar is located on the edge of Kauppatori in Savonlinna & right above Lake Saimaa. The restaurant's speciality lies in its charcoal oven which brings a lovely aroma to the burger patties and other dishes of Opera Grill. The restaurant also offers lighter salads and snacks to go with your delicious drinks. Welcome to Opera Grill & Bar to enjoy some refreshments and the splashing waves of Saimaa.
Huvila Brewery Restaurant Brewery Restaurant Huvila, in the wooden house built in 1912, exudes peace and elegance. The menu changes with the seasons, always offering fresh and up to date delicacies. Take part in a brewing tour and buy some products and souvenirs too!
Perlina di Castello The Italian food of Perlina di Castello is made from high-quality ingredients which are primarily Finnish and local. During the summer, Perlina di Castello's pleasant terrace serves as a great venue for both dining and socializing.
RESTAURANT MAJAKKA Restaurant Majakka - for friends of good food. For decades, the harbor restaurant Majakka (Lighthouse) has served customers with authentic experiences of flavor and warm service. Our menu is built around the delicacies of our local waters and Finnish cuisine. The atmosphere of restaurant Majakka is worth experiencing: welcome to the warm glow of the lighthouse!
SPA HOTEL CASINO & WANHA KASINO RESTAURANTS Our restaurants set great store to offer local food. We include in the menus local seasonal produce. Added pleasure is provided by the beautiful lake scenery that can be admired in its varying forms from the restaurant and patio – even though you are right in the centre of the town!
Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän The menus in our restaurants have been inspired by local culinary specialties. The dishes are served on chips of wood, in pottery bowls and in frizzling iron pans, by open fire and in candlelight, accompanied by music.
RESTAURANT KRUUNUPUISTO & INKERITALO CAFÉ Kruunupuisto Restaurant serves daily home-cooked meals based on local and seasonal ingredients. Enjoy local delicacies and delicious waffles in the lovely and cozy setting of Inkeritalo Café on the shores of Lake Saimaa.
Black Brook Brewery Black Brook Brewery (Mustan Virran Panimo) is a small craft brewery located in Savonlinna, an old city in eastern Finland. Brewery has been established to honour the old brewmasters of Olavinlinna, a legendary medieval castle standing on an island in front of the city. Castle used to have it’s own brewery back in 1500’s, where the brewmasters made various beers to people of the castle.
Restaurant services in Olavinlinna Castle The medieval halls of Olavinlinna Castle and the Linnantupa Restaurant are an enchanting historical setting for festive and other occasions large and small. Interval refreshments and buffet before and after the opera.
Restaurant Sarastro Sarastro’s Summer 2020 is one big celebration! Bring your friends and enjoy a wide range of the best delicacies the province has to offer just by the Olavinlinna Castle. Our bar will keep the Summer going until the early hours. You will surely enjoy your stay!
Bistro Waahto Waahto is a pleasant restaurant in the centre of Savonlinna, by the lake Saimaa. Waahto prides itself on its professionalism and quality food made out of fresh and local ingredients. Experience the best terrace of the city and the cozy ‘Savo’ service!
Terrazza Valo A piece if Italy on the shore of Lake Saimaa. How about delicious Italian antipasti or pizzas while enjoying perfect Saimaa view? Or a glass of quality Italian wine before the evening's opera? In Terrazza Valo you can relax and spend time with friends.
Teahouse of Wehmais Finland’s only tearoom specialized in British tea culture is located in Juva in the middle of the beautiful Finnish countryside. Enjoy our genuine Afternoon and Cream Teas, find your favorite tea among 100 varieties and visit our home decor and gift shop, Deli&Deco.