Tornimjaki is an excellent ski resort in Eastern Finland. The nearest major population center is Mikkeli – a city with a rich history and attractions. It is the oldest administrative center of Finland. Leaving for a ski resort, it is best to stay in the city. All hotels offer convenient accommodation for travelers and lovers of skiing. Tornimyaki is equipped with 4 slopes, 3 lifts. The distance from the city to the slopes is 7 km. This place was chosen by skiers, snowboarders, telemarkers, lovers of cross-country skiing and sledding.
How to get to Tornimaki from Mikkeli?
The Sky Tornimaki Multidisciplinary Sports Centre is open daily except Monday. On weekdays the complex takes from 15.00 to 20.00, on weekends from 10 to 17. In order to get there by private transport, you need to go to the road leading towards Lappeenranta (highway No. 13). Then turn onto the road leading to Puumala (route 62). Move along it for 6 km, and then at the intersection turn left. On the roads there are signs on which it is easy to navigate and get to the place without any problems.
In your free time from sports in the northern city, you can go on exciting excursions and visit a variety of art exhibitions. The Finnish Salmela Art Centre is open in the summer. He organizes expositions of paintings, poetry evenings, concert programs. Throughout the year, you can visit the Art Museum, which presents works by Finnish artists and thematic exhibitions dedicated to the culture of the peoples of the world. The masterpieces of bricollage are introduced by the Navetta Gallery, which is located in the Küyhkylä manor. The Gallery of Fine and Applied Arts is located in the center of Mikkeli. The Sassala Art Radius International Art Center invites you to exhibitions and events dedicated to the novelties and field of world art. The city also has museums of the history of the region and the famous Museum of Infantry.
A large hotel center is located in Mikkeli near the railway station. It offers 136 comfortable rooms and 30 rooms of the budget level of payment. 29 rooms are designed for accommodation with pets. Breakfast can be included in the hotel’s restaurant. Gluten-free options and buffet meals are available. There is a grocery store in the lobby around the clock. Upon returning from the ski slopes, guests spend time in the sauna, swimming pool, restaurant or terrace. A play area is prepared for children. Free outdoor parking is available for private transport. Staying in the city, you can visit local attractions. Within walking distance is the Museum of the Finnish Infantry, a shopping area, and other historically significant places.
“The hotel is in the heart of the city, a 7 minute walk from the train station. Nearby, literally a 2-minute walk away, we found the Tourism Center. They organize interesting excursions around the city and the surrounding area. Bicycles and other equipment can be rented at the hotel. To the ski resort about 4.5 kilometers» Irina
The modern hotel building is located in a natural area on the shore of the lake. To the center of Mikkeli one and a half kilometers. On the highway, a bright banner indicates the turn to the hotel. Rooms are cozy, for Finland very inexpensive. No meals are provided. Guests cook themselves or eat at nearby restaurants. Families with children usually stay here, as the Kalevankangas Recreation Park is only 700 m from it. It is a center with sports grounds, courts, exercise equipment, cross-country ski runs and bicycle paths.
“The location is great! Not far from the ski lift, near shops. There is no staff, but the order is observed. In terms of price/quality ratio, this is the best option in a ski resort” Vladimir
The hotels of the Sokos line are distinguished by excellent infrastructure. In Mikkeli it is located in the heart of the city. It offers 176 rooms of different prices, 3 restaurants, a sauna with jacuzzi and hot tubs. Breakfast is served buffet style. There is a nightclub on weekends. In the evenings, the restaurant serves Finnish and French cuisine.
“We’ve stayed at other Sokos hotels before and this one doesn’t lower the standard. The restaurant is located in a stylish courtyard inside the building with a glass atrium, and the interior rooms overlook the restaurant. The hotel has underground parking, which is connected to the elevator on levels K1 and K2. Sauna and all good services are included in the price. It’s worth the money. During the day you can stroll through the iconic places of the city or go to the Tornimjaki ski center, and in the evening sit on a cozy terrace with a glass of wine and a beautiful view of the surroundings of Mikkeli” Vadim
Comfortable and affordable apartments are located in Mikkeli. One-storey house with an attic is located right at the crossroads. You can’t drive by. The house is rented entirely. It has only 1 bedroom, there is a kitchen, dining room, in the yard – a cozy courtyard. You can’t with animals. The owners do not charge money for parking. Nearby there are several restaurants and cafes, there is a supermarket. The nearest ski lift is Tornimiaki, 7 km away.
«Majoituspaikka oli siisti, viihtyisä ja hiljainen. Super-Ystävällinen ja asiansa osaava mieshenkilö joka vastaanotti matkaajan hymyssä suin” (Very quiet, comfortable and clean accommodation. I was met by a smiling man who told me where I could relax and how to get to the ski resort) Plrtsukka, Finland
A 10-minute walk from the centre of Mikkeli is the old town district. The complex consists of buildings built in 1882 and houses huoneistohotelli Marja. The houses only outwardly resemble ancient architecture. They are completely renovated and equipped with modern technology. Breakfast is served in the large dining room. Continental or vegetarian options are available. For downhill skiing, you need to drive 5 km to the nearest ski lift.
“The hotel has a completely preserved atmosphere of an old house. This applies to furniture, decoration, bed linen and utensils. In the morning, a varied and delicious breakfast is served. I will definitely stay here on my next visit” Lyudmila
The one-storey guest house is within walking distance of the centre of Mikkeli and 7 km from the ski resort. The rooms are small, but quite cozy. The interior is designed taking into account the zoning of sleeping places and the ability to work with a computer. It offers a shared kitchen and free parking. The owner speaks English. He will also help to deal with the barbecue, and for each new guest will be sure to prepare a compliment in the form of fruit or delicious desserts. Tornimiaki Ski Lift is 5 km away.
“The house is located in a long-inhabited area of the city. The centre is a 15-minute walk away. The owners are very kind and hospitable people. Tea, coffee, biscuits and muesli were prepared for us in the room. It was very nice as we were very tired from the road and didn’t want to cook anything. We were placed in a room with high ceilings and wide beds. Includes a fridge, kettle and cups. Everything else is in the common kitchen, where the next day we cooked breakfast ourselves” Svetlana
Holiday Home Tiinala is located in the Mikkeli Natural Area. It has two floors, which house 3 bedrooms, kitchen, living room. Tornimiaki is 4 km away. Lake Saimaa is 100 metres away. Water equipment, kayaks or fishing equipment can be rented from the hosts. The owners speak Finnish, English and German. Parking is free. There is a barbecue area. There is also a garden.
“Viihtyisä tilava majoitus upealla puutarhalla ja rantasaunalla” (Comfortable spacious rooms with stunning garden and beach sauna) Jana, Finland
The hotel complex is located in an old restored manor. The area has many sports facilities (courts, golf course, jogging and cycling paths) and a beautiful lake. Breakfast is buffet. A seasonal restaurant opens on the lake in summer. There is also a sauna. It offers an indoor gym, a spa, a terrace for relaxation, a bar. Staff will tell you what to do during the day and how to get to the ski lift easier.
Guests are offered cycling and hiking excursions, kayaking, tennis, bowling, mini golf, fishing. Mikkeli hotels provide a full range of services, up to the usual consultations: where to go and what to do?
Outdoor recreation away from civilization offers a classic Finnish guest house Holiday Home Suviranta. It was built on the shore of a lake in a forest area. There is a comfortable terrace in front of the house. Winding paths lead to the water. Sauna is installed separately. Right after the steam room, you can go down the wooden steps and plunge into the cold waters of the mountain lake. The interior of the guest house is created according to European eco-standards. Wood is mainly used as finishing materials. The design is not 100% rustic. In aesthetics, it is closer to the style of the 80s of the last century. The kitchen is well equipped, there is a barbecue area outside.
“Quiet peaceful place. For fishermen, it’s just paradise. No one disturbs, does not make noise. If you want – walk in the forest, if you want – go skiing» Konstantin
The apartments are located in Mikkeli and are designed to accommodate up to 5 people. The house is rented completely. It has 1 bedroom, living room with two sofas, dining room, kitchen and garden. The owners have set up a lounge terrace with sun loungers. Free parking. Hiking trails are found in the surrounding area in summer and skiing in winter. The nearest ski slope is 8 km away. A golf course is one and a half kilometers from theaparthotel.
“The apartment was very nice. Around nature and silence. It offers a pleasant view of the environment. Shops can be reached on foot or by transport. The house is located near the highway. My husband and I had a wonderful rest!”
Mikkeli hotels offer a large selection of rooms of different price categories. Depending on the nature of the rest and proximity to sports facilities, you can find the most suitable for the price and quality of service. For those who do not like noisy parties and city bustle, the most suitable options will be cottage villages or villas located in natural areas. The most comfortable of them is Kyyhkyl Hotel and Manor – a complex equipped on the territory of an old manor. There are all conditions for active recreation, a variety of entertainment programs are offered.