Punkaharju

Highway 14 along the Punkaharju ridge

Punkaharju is a town and municipality in South Savonia in the Finnish Lakeland.

Understand

Punkaharju is also the name of the ridge north of the town centre that nearly divides Lake Saimaa. The iconic ridge is one of the national landscapes of Finland.

Get in

By train

Local trains between Parikkala and Savonlinna stop in Punkaharju. A couple of trains run each day on the line. There are three railway stations in the area:

By bus

Buses between Parikkala and Savonlinna stop in Punkaharju.

By car

Highway 14 between Parikkala and Savonlinna passes through the town, and continues along the ridge.

Get around

By car

Driving is the quickest way to go from one place to another.

By foot or bike

The more leisurely way to get around, popular in the summer, is walking or cycling. There are good paths for these activities in the area.

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