Set in Finland’s Etela-Savo region, Mikkeli is a bustling historic town in the Lake District of Finland. It is set on the banks of the fourth largest lake in Europe, Lake Saimaa. This lakeside town offers visitors the perfect combination of natural experience and local life.
Visitors can look forward to an array of wonderful activities and attractions such as viewing the historical Astuvansalmi rock paintings, hiking up Neitvuori Mountain, and relaxing in Mikkeli’s collection of urban parks. Other popular activities include: stand-up paddleboarding, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the many lakes dotting the region namely Lake Puula, Lake Kyyvesi, and of course, Lake Saimaa -the largest lake in Finland.