Savikylantie: Driving South Karelia's Scenic Unpaved Road

Savikyläntie (Route 15807) is a very scenic road located in the region of South Karelia in Finland.


How long is the Savikyläntie road?

Tucked away in the eastern part of the country, the road is totally unpaved but navigable by most passenger vehicles. It’s 11.4 km (7.08 miles) long running from Ahmovaara to Lahnalampi, via Savilahti.

Is the Savikyläntie road challenging?

The drive offers sweeping views. It tops out at 160m (524ft) above sea level. The road is very steep, hitting a 17% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. To drive the road without stopping will take most people between 15 and 20 minutes.