Beautiful scenery in the vicinity of Saimaa. In the urban area of Kaihunharju, there is the Urpola Nature Center and a marked trail network extending to Pursiala pothole.
The terrain is an easy-to-navigate along asphalt and sand road. There are seats for breaks. When you arrive in Kaijaniemi, you will find Kaihu Beach for those are interested in swimming. In the Mikkelipuisto visit the lovely model garden in the summer. The Mikkelipuisto has, among others, picnic area and barbecue facilities. Urpola Nature Center address is Selännekatu 30, 50100 Mikkeli. Come admire of Pursiala Pothole, which is the 4th largest in Finland. There are Saimaa Geopark signposts along the Kaihu trail.
A great day trip destination for the whole family near the center of Mikkeli!
You can get to the Kaihu trail by bike and on foot from Mikkeli harbour or by car from Mikkelipuisto.
Mikkelipuisto has parking area.