The Region of Mikkeli has a lot to give for a traveler
Harbor of Anttola
The Region of Mikkeli has a rich culture! Southern Savo, a region in lakeside Finland, is among the most interesting places in Finland. The history starts from ancient era and is famous from cave and rock paintings. They were drawn thousands of years ago. There are old farms, manor houses, endless forests and many lakes in the region. The Lake Saimaa, very near to VillaHevi Cottages is the biggest lake of Finland. VillaHevi is on Lake Syysjarvi, which is a smaller, but big enough lake to have nice boat trips.
The towns in the neighborhood
The region has some pretty towns. The closest to VillaHevi being the lively and friendly Mikkeli, the central town of Southern Savo. Some very interesting cultural events are organized in Mikkeli yearly. They vary from ballet to rock festivals.
Savonlinna is famous for the medieval Olavinlinna castle and the Savonlinna Opera Festival which is held in the castle every summer.
Juva, where VillaHevi’s resort Sumeria is situating is a lively and youthful countryside municipality, which offers lots of possibilities for recreation in the nature. Juva has her own interesting festivals, exhibitions and museums.
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