Pieksämäki is situated in the area in Finland rich in summer cottages and you can find here a wide range of rental summer cottages. You can have a pleasant stay in cottages on the shores of clean lakes rich in fish. Alternatively, hotel accommodation is available right in the centre of the town at Hotel Savonsolmu by the lake Pieksäjärvi and lovely Wanhan Neuvolan Majatalo (B&B). Partaharju Vacation Centre, Motel Lomatrio and Nikkarila area provide group accommodation.
The Pieksämäki area has restaurant services literally for many tastes. In addition to traditional lunch and dining restaurants, for group travellers there is Pöyhölän Pappila, a restaurant by appointment, in a beautiful environment in Pyhitty, Jäppilän Kievari in Jäppilä which is open in the summer and specializes in tasty barbeque food as well as a wide range of cosy restaurants, cafes and pizzerias in the central area of Pieksämäki.
Professional festive and catering service is available for gatherings organized both in the client’s and entrepreneur’s premises. Take a closer look at the delicious offerings in our area on the following sites!
Visit Cultural Centre Poleeni on the lush shore of the lake Pieksäjärvi. Poleeni is a 30-year-old well-known architectural and tourist destination which is called the living room of the inhabitants of Pieksämäki. It has become one of the gems of the town thanks to its location and versatile offerings.
Kulttuuripappila Sylvi (cultural vicarage) with its changing exhibitions, beautiful garden Sylvin puisto, attic with toys and outdoor events is a summer cultural tourism centre.
Children’s summer oasis Nukkekoti is a house of play and adventure. Children may participate in guided workshops and moments of activity in Nukkekoti. Also the environment of the house tempts to adventures.
Savon Radan museo (railway museum) at the railway station familiarizes visitors in an interesting way with the history of Pieksämäki as the junction of railways. Special museums are also the museum demonstrating social work of the church at the institutes of Seurakuntaopisto.
The Cultural Centre Poleeni provides not only versatile own theatre, exhibition and concert offerings but also good-quality guest theatrical performances and concerts. In addition to Poleenin Teatteri, the town has productive theatre groups such as the already over 30-year-old Pieksämäen Teatteri, Satelliittiteatteri and Päivällisteatteri. The performances can easily be connected with eating or having coffee at the Cafe Poleeni, gastropub Hilpeä Hospodar, Pöyhölän Pappila, UKKO Bistro & Deli or other restaurants and cafes of the town.
In the summer you can admire impressive vehicles at Big Wheels, which is one of our country’s largest open-air classic car round-ups for the whole family. You can enjoy rhythm music at the hotel Savonsolmu Beach & Blues Party by the lake Pieksäjärvi. The atmosphere of old times is available at Weturitorin Antiikimarkkinat in Veturitori and Antiikkia ja löytöjä in Venetmäki.
You can buy souvenirs e.g. at Taito Shop, Popita pop up shop near the market place and cafeteria-bakery shop of Moilas Oy in Naarajärvi.
Perheperjantaipe 29.09.2023 / 09:00 – 13:00Järjestötalo / Tasakatu 4-6 Pieksämäki
Teatterivierailu: Lava-ammuntaa VIIpe 29.09.2023 / 19:00Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni / Savontie 13 Pieksämäki
Konsertti: Musiikkia karpaattien vuoriltala 30.09.2023 / 15:00Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni / Savontie 13 Pieksämäki