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Visit Mikkeli - Kenkävero

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Arriving to the Mikkeli Region 

The Mikkeli region is located in the province of South Savo at the intersection of Highways 5 and 13 and the Savo railway line. It’s easy to get to by car, train or bus. The distance from Helsinki to Mikkeli is 230 kilometres and takes about 2.5 hours by car.  

Due to its central location at the intersection of two important highways and the Savo railway line, Mikkeli receives more than 20 coaches and several intercity trains a day from the Helsinki region. 

Accommodation in Mikkeli

Allotments for accommodation have been reserved for Mikkeli Water Week participants from the following hotels. The price is valid only when you make the reservation directly with the hotel reception by phone, e-mail or online. Please note that the full quantity of pre-booked rooms can only be guaranteed until the specific dates and according to the availability of the rooms. Rooms are rented on a first come first served basis and the rooms are paid by guests.

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Porrassalmenkatu 9 
50100 Mikkeli 

In the city centre Vaakuna’s comfortable rooms offer you a rest and a good night’s sleep. Sauna facilities are located on the top floor, offering a great view of Mikkeli. The relaxed French-style bistro Frans & Michelle offers a generous buffet breakfast every morning. What better way to start a day than by tasting local products and the kitchen’s own delicacies. 

Scandic Mikkeli

Mikonkatu 9 
50100 Mikkeli  

Comfortable and charming hotel with an indoor pool in the centre of Mikkeli. Scandic Mikkeli hotel is the perfect place to stay when you wish to sleep better and make use of the convenient location.