Savitaipale is located a 30-minute drive from Lappeenranta in the direction of Mikkeli, along Highway 13, between two lakes, Saimaa and Kuolimo.
In the summer, Savitaipale hosts the Sapassi event week, which offers interesting programmes, for example such as open-air concerts. On Lake Kuolimo, the big winter event is the February ice skating event. You can also explore the clear water of lake Kuolimo by paddling or boating.
Kärnäkoski Fortress in Savitaipale is located on the isthmus between Kuolimo and Saimaa. The fortress is more than a 200-year-old destination, the grasslands of which are grazed in summer by sheep, who wander free in the fortress area.
Partakoski is a beautiful nature destination in Savitaipale. The common name Partakoski comes from three rapids: Ahvenkoski, Saunakoski and Siikakoski.
Savitaipale has wonderful nature routes and places for outdoor activities and hiking.