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$428.05 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Romantic Private Cruise in Mikkeli

Enjoy a unique charter sightseeing cruise from Mikkeli to lake Saimaa. The environmentally friendly Ecoboat "Lady of the Lake" is covered, weatherproof and comfortable. The Ecoboat will ensure a nice cruising experience with friends or your loved one. You will meet at the boat harbour of Mikkeli. Skipper will first explain to you about Lake Saimaa boating network and the local history. Then you head  to lake Saimaa. Your skipper will show you the new Housing Fair area along the way. In the summer time the original Finns' favourite music is accordion by lake shore. Your skipper will stop the boat in a beautiful spot, serve you evening tea and grab his accordion. Live waltz tunes in the lake scenery create a nice atmosphere and a romantic setting for you. When you return back to Mikkeli, feel free to ask the skipper about Finnish traditions or anything you want to know about Finland.

$69.41 Outdoor Activities

Astuvansalmi snow shoe adventure

Join guide Arto on this arctic winter adventure to Astuvansalmi rock paintings in Mikkeli. Arto will pick you up from your hotel/cottage at 09:00am and drive near Astuvansalmi by comfortable minibus. Then we put on snowshoes  or non-slip crampons  and start moving the 2,2 km nature trail to Astuvansalmi painting area.   Fresh air and Finnish forest will empower you as we go on ice and in the forest.  Guide tells you stories about local history, nature and wildlife along the way. The nature in winter is a real wonderland!!   Ancient Rock paintings in the mountain wall is a magnificent sight. Guide will share his insights about the mythology behind these stone age creations. All in all, Astuvansalmi rock paintings  are amongst the most spectacular ones in all of Scandinavia.  Before trekking back to the car, we enjoy warm drink and snack prepared by guide. Guide will return you back to your acommodation.