Mikkeli

 

 

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City Facts

The city of Mikkeli is the capital of the Province of Eastern Finland and it is situated by the Lake Saimaa. Mikkeli is a lively town with the most beautiful lake scenery. It takes only three hours to drive by car from the market place in Mikkeli to Helsinki city centre. Mikkeli is situated on the crossroads of five highways. Good connections to eastern, southern and central Finland give great opportunities to local business and travelling. Certainly, Mikkeli is a combination of interesting history and traditions, active business, high education and research, culture, nature and internationality. For congresses and meetings the ideal venues are situated in the city centre, along the shores of Lake Saimaa, and even in forest surroundings.

Facts & Figures

For congresses and meetings the ideal venues are situated in the city centre, along the shores of Lake Saimaa, and even in forest surroundings.

Population 48 676 (31.12.2008)


Distance from Helsinki:


      

3 hours   230 km, 3 hours

 

 

 

Distance from Pietari:  

7 hours

 

391 km, 6 hours

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Meeting Facilities

The largest meeting venue, the Mikaeli Concert and Congress Hall, can accommodate 694 people in one room.

See a detailed list of facilities offered by FCB members in Mikkeli

For a complete list of facilities, please contact Mikkeli District Tourist Service.

Total Accommodation

4 hotels, 443 rooms, 957 beds
3 mansions at the area

Education & Research

The Mikkeli University Consortium houses several units of the University of Helsinki, including the university library microfilm and conservation department. In recent years, Mikkeli has developed into Finland's leading centre for digital archiving.

Business

The Mikkeli region is situated amidst lakes and forests, making it a natural centre for wood refining. Other strong sectors include the graphics industry and foodstuffs. Mikkeli is also home to Europe's largest veneer factory, as well as the largest gravure printing press in the Nordic region.

Palces of Interest

See tourist information

Your Contact in Mikkeli
Mikkeli Tourist Infromation
Porrassalmenkatu 23
FI-50100 Mikkeli
Phone +358  10 826 0246
Fax +358 10 826 4619
touristinfo@mikkeli.fi
www.travel.mikkeli.fi

 

 


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