4 days in Imatra & Mikkeli Itinerary

4 days in Imatra & Mikkeli Itinerary

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Imatra
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Mikkeli
— 1 night

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Imatrankoski, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, look for gifts at Imatran Kalatalo, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at De tre korsens kyrka. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, then don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Lappeenrannan raatihuone.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra vacation maker website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Imatra. August in Imatra sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatrankoski ©
Imatrankoski

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Mannerheim Statue, brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki, enjoy breathtaking views from Naisvuori Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, then don't miss a visit to Kenkavero, and finally explore the world behind art at Mikkelin Taidemuseo. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anttola Church, don't miss a visit to The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, make a trip to Pursialan hiidenkirnu, examine the collection at Infantry Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral.

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Getting from Imatra to Mikkeli by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anttola Church, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral

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