Mikkeli is a quaint, historical city situated on the shores of the fourth largest lake in Europe, Lake Saimaa. Mikkeli is only 2.5 hours away from Helsinki. Mikkeli is also easily reachable by public transport. In Mikkeli, you will find the perfect mix of natural experiences and local life.
Visit the historical Astuvansalmi rock paintings or hike up Neitvuori mountain for stunning Lakeland views. Take a breather in the city’s many urban parks—or if you want action, try stand-up paddling and canoeing, or cross-country skiing and ice skating on natural ice just a few minutes away from the city center.