Heart of Lake Saimaa

Explore the stunning Lake Saimaa on board our beautiful steamship on a 2-day getaway.

Day 1 - Punkaharju

Cruise to Punkaharju. Departure at 4 pm.

Come on board where you are introduced to our crew and guide in a relaxed atmosphere, enjoying a glass of champagne. Afterwards, the journey begins towards Punkaharju ridge area. For lunch, a special steamship feast awaits you. 

Upon arrival in Punkaharju, you have the chance to visit the beautiful Retretti art gallery, exhibiting artwork made by some of Finland’s most famous painters. 

After visiting the art exhibition, it is time to enjoy an appetizing four course dinner at Hotel Punkaharju. When the day comes to an end, you can get some rest and leisure time in the calming nature of Punkaharju. Eventually, you spend the night on board in the Punkaharju ridge area.

Day 2 - Savonlinna

Enjoy a unique lake scenery.

After a delicious breakfast, Lusto Forest Museum and Johanna Oras art manor are visited. Lusto is a national museum, as well as a versatile exhibition and culture center. Then, we cruise back to Savonlinna. The route offers a unique lake scenery experience. It comprises narrow, winding waterways, open waters, and gorgeous islands. Here you can truly feel the soft breeze of the cleanest air. Before the crew bids you farewell, you can still enjoy a last lunch on the cruise. This two-day experience shows the beauty of Lake Saimaa which nourishes your body and soul!

Prices

Included in “Heart of Lake Saimaa”:

  • transfers to/from Savonlinna harbor and to Punkaharju 
  • cruise in a unique steamship and accommodation in a luxury suite
  • bed linen, towels, bath rubs, slippers
  • crew and host services
  • guiding 
  • entry fees
  • all meals, drinks and snacks

Price (including VAT):

  • 1995€ per person, 2 persons per suite
  • minimum 4 persons for the cruise to take place

Additional services, customization options:

  • other programs like paddling or fishing excursions (need to be booked in advance)
  • premium wines selected from the sommelier
  • winetasting

The crew on board is at the customers’ disposal at all times and happily takes care of every concern.

S/S Paul Wahl

Step inside a luxuriously renovated cabin, combined of traditional and modern Finnish design and craftsmanship. The interior of our steamships is made of highest quality. Each of our new three suites is manufactured by a local workshop and every detail is carefully planned. Air conditioning is available inside. Apart from the unique cabins, high-quality services are provided throughout your stay. Embark on the trip of your choice which grants you outstanding life-lasting memories.

Cpt. Janne Leinonen

CAPTAIN AND SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR​

+358 50 368 2287

janne@1000lakescruises.com

Ms. Maria Laurikainen

SENIOR TRAVEL DESIGNER AND CRUISE HOST​

+358 400 573 769

maria@1000lakescruises.com