This centenarian steamship runs daily to Punkaharju, giving you 2½ hours there. It didn't run the last summer we visited, so check if...
The town’s provincial museum, in an old Russian warehouse near Olavinlinna Castle, tells of local history and the importance of water...
By the kauppatori and harbour, this has a great summer terrace, perfect for a sundowner, and a cosy lounge area. It's better for drinks...
Run by a stout grandmotherly figure, this is a worthwhile option on the square to try the local speciality, lörtsy, available here with...
Puistokatu 4 · interesting places nearby
This noble wooden building was formerly a fever hospital then asylum, but writes happier stories now as an excellent microbrewery and restaurant across the harbour from the town centre. Food focuses on fresh local ingredients with some unusual meats sometimes featuring, all expertly prepared and served. Home-brewed beers are exquisite and the terrace is a wonderful place on a sunny afternoon, with occasional live music.