3 hour Mushroom Excursion with a Guide in Punkaharju Forest, Saimaa
3-hour mushroom excursion with a guide in Punkaharju Forest Foraging for mushrooms is a favorite past-time of many Finns during the summer and autumn. This excursion will guide you through the world of mushrooms in the Punkaharju forests.
From Savonlinna, the journey continues to Jyväskylä. You can rent a car – the drive is about 3 hours – or take a bus. Find schedules and tickets at Matkahuolto and Onnibus sites.
From Jyväskylä, head west towards the city of Tampere. Make sure to stop at Mänttä along the way – it’s a real cultural hub. The drive to Mänttä from Jyväskylä takes about 2 hours, or you can take the bus to both Mänttä and Tampere.
From Mänttä, head to Tampere, the sauna capital of the world. The drive takes a little over an hour.