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Southern Savonia

Southern Savonia – region of tranquil lakes and vibrant culture

Southern Savonia in Finland is a land of captivating contrasts, where tranquil lakes and serene forests coexist with vibrant towns and bustling cultural centres. The city of Mikkeli, the region’s largest city, is a hub of activity, with a lively market square, museums and festivals celebrating the region’s history and heritage. Visitors can explore the stunning natural beauty of the region by hiking in the Repovesi National Park, kayaking along the Saimaa Canal, or relaxing in a lakeside sauna. Southern Savonia in Finland is also known for its delicious local cuisine, with dishes such as the traditional fish soup and hearty meat stews showcasing the region’s culinary expertise.

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