5 days in Vaasa & Mikkeli Itinerary

5 days in Vaasa & Mikkeli Itinerary

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Vaasa
— 1 night
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Mikkeli
— 3 nights

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Vaasa

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Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa travel route planning tool.

Helsinki to Vaasa is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Mikkeli: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Savonlinna (Pikkukirkko, Olavinlinna Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Kenkavero, learn about all things military at Communications Centre Lokki, pause for some photo ops at Mannerheim Statue, and take some stellar pictures from Naisvuori Observation Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mikkeli attractions planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Mikkeli by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Repovesi National Park
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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