Guide Services

Savonlinna Tourist Guides welcome you to a guided tour in Savonlinna!

Learn about the past and present of the charming little town Savonlinna that once used to be a significant border locality between East and West and later an important centre for the shipping on Lake Saimaa.

Our professional and helpful guides are at your service – in Savonlinna, Kerimäki and Punkaharju.

Guided tour examples:

Duration: ca. 1,5 hours

(Group’s own bus or bus reservation via Savonlinna Tours, extra charge)

Along the route you can see part of the historical centre of town Savonlinna, Olavintori – site for the old market place and current administrative centre of the town, the market place and the charming passenger harbour. We drive across few of the numerous bridges in Savonlinna to visit the industrial area in the eastern part of the town. From there the tour continues to the west, where we see an old but still functioning shipyard and a bell tower dating back to the 18th century.

Upon request we can include an additional ½ h walk along the Linnankatu Street, the oldest street in the Finnish inland, leading to the medieval fortress, the Olavinlinna Castle.

Duration: ca. 1,5 hours

A leisurely walking tour around the centre of Savonlinna, including the market place, the historical Linnankatu Street and the surroundings of the Olavinlinna Castle. We will also walk past the town hall and see the Casino Spa and Kasino Islands.

Also available a shorter walk, 1h, concentrating on Linnankatu Street and the surroundings of the Olavinlinna Castle.

Duration: 2 hours

At the beginning of the 20th century Savonlinna was a lively small town. The newly built Spa attracted both native and foreign guests to spend their summers in the midst of the beautiful lakeland. The walk takes you around the Kasino Islands and portrays a picture of the Spa life in the golden era of the Czars.

Guide rates 2020 in Savonlinna region

  • 1. hours 120€
  • 2. hours 150€
  • 3. hours 200€
  • 4. hours 250€
  • 5. hours 300€
  • 6. hours 350€
  • 7. hours 400€

Sundays, Banking Holidays and during nights (10 p.m. – 7a.m.) supplement of 100%. The tariff is valid for guiding starting and/or ending at the city centre of Savonlinna. For services starting / ending outside of the city centre, all travel expenses of the guide will be charged separately.

Expect of bus tours we have also guided city walking tours. Standard tour is 1,5 hour tour.

Languages: Finnish, English, Swedish, German, Russian, Japanese, French, Spanish.

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