A Weekend at the Opera in Savonlinna, Finland – Klaava Travel Guide
Author: Kim Anton
Photography, movies: Kim Anton
Publisher: Klaava Media
Published: June 2013
ISBN: 978-952-5901-64-1 (Apple iBooks)
ISBN: 978-952-5901-69-6 (Amazon Kindle)
This multimedia book is compatible with iBooks 2 e-reading app on the Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle ereaders and tablets.
Every year in July, opera and classical music lovers around the world find their way to a remote town in northern Europe. The town is called Savonlinna, located in Finland, and the reason why they travel there is the annual Opera Festival arranged in the medieval Olavinlinna castle.
In addition to enjoying opera performances, visitors have a great opportunity to see the sights of Savonlinna and explore the region: the eastern corner of Finland, next to the Russian border. This book shows you the key sights, places to visit and things to do in Savonlinna and in nearby towns. The number one sight is the castle that turns into an opera stage at night, but many of the attractions in the region are related to nature.
The book provides a visual tour in the destination, making it easy to learn about the region, decide where to visit, what to do, and where to stay. The book is compatible with the Apple iPad tablet and Amazon Kindle ereaders and tablets.
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Savonlinna in a nutshell
Where is Savonlinna located
Top 10 Places to See and Things to Do in Savonlinna
1. Olavinlinna Castle
2. Market Square
3. A Walk from the Market Square to the Olavinlinna
4. Old Casino
5. View from the Railway Bridge
7. Retretti Art Center
8. Hakoapaja in Rantasalmi
9. Lake Cruise
10. The Kerimäki Wooden Church
More Places to See and Things to Do
Food and Drink
Facts about Finland
A Brief History of Savonlinna
Live webcam image: Savonlinna market square in the town center. Via webcams.travel