32 days in Mikkeli & Kuopio Itinerary

32 days in Mikkeli & Kuopio Itinerary

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore Mikkeli's surroundings by going to Lahti (Motorcycle Museum of Finland, Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, &more), The Recreational Fishing Museum of Finland (in Asikkala) and Mantyharju (Woikosken Automuseo & Art Centre Salmela). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, find something for the whole family at Visulahti, see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and stroll through Himos Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli holiday maker site.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Mikkeli is an approximately 4-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Mikkeli is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in December: high temperatures in Mikkeli hover around -1°C and lows are around -8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for Kuopio.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 7 — 24:

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuopio: Koli National Park (Pirunkirkko, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more), Joensuu (Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, &more) and Riihisaari (in Savonlinna). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Southern Konnevesi National park. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and admire the masterpieces at Kuopio Art Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio holiday maker website.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Kuopio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Kuopio sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — Jan 7: