Kuopio and the surrounding 12 districts offer wonderful experiences throughout the year.
In the summer a boat cruise is almost a must in this region dominated by lakes, or you can admire the spectacular lakeland scenery from the Puijo Tower or take a closer look at the cities on a sightseeing tour.
Experience the world´s largest smoke sauna and traditional Finnish evenings as well as other local specialities. Admire the wonders of nature in the Finnish lakeland region. Various interesting museums, likewise open all year, provide an insight into the local heritage and way of life. You’ll also find special events, theatre and music, as well as many other opportunities for fun, relaxation and retreat. Take your pick!
On the Alahovi Berry Farm you can get acquainted with berry-wine processing, taste the products of the farm....Explore
There are a number of churches of architectural interest in the Kuopio region. Among the most impressive is Rautalampi Church....Explore
Various interesting museums and art galleries provide an insight into the local heritage and way of life in the Kuopio region all year round....Explore
The only Mechanical Music Museum in Finland, the largest museum of its kind in Scandinavia and one of only 40 such museums in the whole world....Explore
Visit the "world's largest" smoke sauna, have a delicious traditional dinner with Kuopio specialities, enjoy live accordeon music....Explore
Puijo hill is the famous landmark of Kuopio and it has an observation tower on its peak. Tower rentaurant and souvenier shop are open daily....Explore