10 best things to do in Mikkeli, Finland

  1. Eat muikut (vendace) for local delicacies, at Vino for Mediterranean food, and at Kumari for Nepalese food + good vegan and vegetarian options
  2. In summer: Visit Naisvuoren näkötorni (observation tower) and enjoy the view from the top + visit the cozy cafeteria
  3. In summer: Visit the market place for local strawberries, peas, and other summertime treats
    In winter: Visit the market hall located inside the Stella Shopping Center for local produce
  4. Go shopping at Akseli Shopping Center with 30+ stores or Stella Shopping Center with 30+ stores both located in the center of Mikkeli
  5. 18+ only: Drink craft beer made by local brewery Saimaa Brewing Co. Best craft beer & wine selection in Mikkeli is at Bar Dom
  6. Architecture and beauty: City hall, Lutheran church
  7. In summer: Urpolan luontokeskus is the perfect place for nature lovers
  8. Visit museums such as Jalkaväkimuseo, music festivals (Mikkeli Music Festival) and culture events to support authentic local culture
  9. Kenkävero is a beautiful and historical mansion with arts & crafts, a gift shop, and it's full of local authentic design
  10. In summer: Visit Park Kirkkopuisto to see the Mannerheim statue and Park Mikkelinpuisto for a picnic


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Pekka's picture

Music the great communicator, use two sticks to make it in the nature!