Savonlinna

Savonlinna Campus

The Savonlinna Campus is located on a beautiful hill right next to Lake Saimaa, offering an amazing view over the city. The city centre is only a stone's throw away from the small and cosy campus, which is home to some 800 degree students.

At the Savonlinna Campus, all services of importance to students are near by. A service outlet of the Finnish Student Health Service is located on campus, as is the Student Union's office. The Teacher Training School is also located on campus.

City of Savonlinna

Savonlinna, the home of the Saimaa ringed seal and the Savonlinna Opera Festival, is an attractive place to live in. Savonlinna is known for its beautiful location by Lake Saimaa, as well as for the Olavinlinna Castle.
 
Savonlinna is a small and idyllic city with 36,000 inhabitants. In Savonlinna, a rich cultural offering meets nature at its most beautiful. Lake Saimaa and the Punkaharju region provide limitless possibilities for enjoying what nature has to offer. In the summer, Savonlinna offers tourists and locals alike with plenty to do. The Finnish Forest Museum Lusto located near Savonlinna is well worth a visit.

The Olavinlinna Castle is a place where history comes alive, and Savonlinna is one of the few places in Finland where one can spot the endangered Saimaa ringed seal! A boat cruise on Lake Saimaa and local products available on the lively market square are definitely worth trying. In the summer, the streets of Savonlinna are crowded with opera enthusiasts visiting the Savonlinna Opera Festival.

Links:

Website of the Town of Savonlinna
Savonlinna in Wikipedia
Savonlinna maps