Craft & Design Savonlinna tour

During this guided tour, you will get to know local artisans and their products by visiting their authentic, charming workshops and boutiques. Get a touch of local history and listen to personal stories about the artisans and their lifestyle. See enchanting environments and fall in love with the little town's atmosphere and products.

*Places to visit, small group 2-15 people, duration approx. 4 h 30 min

RunoDesign 1.RunoDesign and Ateljee Kaisa Turtiainen Visit textile designer Mervi Pesonen and clothing designer Kaisa Turtiainen's studios located in the old town of Savonlinna, in the Hintimoinen house on Linnankatu. The building is a wooden house built in the 1880s and it is surrounded by the old craftsmen's area. Experience this beautiful and nationally significant Kyrönsalmi cultural landscape in the vicinity of the Olavinlinna castle.

2. Korumo is the jewellery shop of designer Jonna Kärkkäinen, serving customers in the renowned merchant's Miljoonatalo. In this lovely basement shop, trade takes place behind the counter in the spirit of the old days. You can select a piece you like from Jonna's collection or order an entirely unique piece of jewellery.

Alati Jewellery 3. Alati Jewelry is jeweller Kati Torniainen's shop at the old railway station. The waves of the Saimaa Lake and authentic materials form the base of Kati’s designs. The old milieu has been filled with memories since 1912, when the first opera tourists arrived at the station, which was decorated with wreaths.
Loikansaaren kartano

4. Loikansaari - Pirjo and Antti Hämäläinen’s countryside idyll in Loikansaari is a traditional tourism enterprise and a valuable traditional environment. Listen to stories about the backgrounds of Pirjo's home textiles and from the times when this was a noble estate. Enjoy a coffee break in the host couple's home in an old cottage atmosphere.

Savonlinnan Seppä

5. The blacksmith of Savonlinna - Teppo Nousiainen Sparks fly when the blacksmith’s hammer hits the hot iron. Marvel at the work of a blacksmith in his unique self-built yard shop. Admire unique forged products and decorative elements that you will not find elsewhere.

*Places to visit, large group of 16 to 60 people, duration approx. 4 h 30 min

For a large group (more than 15 persons) Korumo and Alati are exchanged for the Taito Shop, and other locations are identical.

2-3. The Taito Shop is part of the nationwide Taito Group and the ideal experience for the aesthetic. The shop has a rich selection of Finnish object culture, interior decorations and items of clothing created with skilled hands, years of work and insights. A charming wooden house filled with atmosphere and skill.

Group size Price (including transportation) Price (without transportation)
Group size below 10 persons 1100 € / group 850 € / group
10 - 19 people 110 € / person 85 € / person
20 - 29 people 79 € / person 65 € / person
30 - 60 people 69 € / person 55 € / person

The price includes guiding (Finnish/English), coffee service, a blacksmith work show and meeting the artisans. The departure point for small groups is in front of Linnankatu 10 and for large groups in front of the Taito shop at Puistokatu 7. Prices include 24% VAT.

Loikansaaren lomamökit
Loikansaarentie 430
Pirjo & Antti Hämäläinen
0440 640 116

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Craft & Design Savonlinna