As an urban center in the Finnish lake landscape, Mikkeli offers the perfect starting point for a varied holiday. Exciting outdoor activities and a rich cultural offer make the lake district of Saimaa an ideal holiday region for the whole family. Year after year, the beautiful landscape of the Mikkeli region, with its numerous lakes and idyllic holiday homes, attracts holidaymakers from all over the world. Mikkeli is located in the middle of the Finnish lake district, offers culture as well as recreation and is especially popular with families. The Mikkeli region includes the municipalities of Mikkeli City, Mäntyharju, Pertunmaa, Puumala, Kangasniemi, Hirvensalmi and Juva.
The town of Mikkeli in Finland was a gathering place for fishermen and fur hunters more than 6,000 years ago and today it is a popular meeting place for locals and tourists alike. This dynamic city with its 49,000 inhabitants is a real big city and at the same time the administrative headquarters of the regional government.
Mikkeli is especially known for its military history, but also for its beautiful historic mansions, great design and of course for Lake Saimaa.
Active holidays, good food, Art & Culture
Mikkeli is easily accessible from Helsinki. There are numerous bus and train connections and you can easily get from city to city. Due to its connection, Mikkeli is ideal for the start of a round trip or is the basis for many activities around the city.
Would you like to experience the magical midnight sun in the middle of the peaceful lake landscape of Saimaa? Or are you more looking for a luxurious holiday villa? Would you like to try fresh, regional products and traditional Finnish dishes? Are you ready for an adventure?
The choice is yours!
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