You can go sightseeing in the city of Kuopio by various means of transportation. A tour in an old-time horse cab or on a street train is a leisurely way of enjoying a summer day. Conventional sightseeing tours by bus or by foot are available throughout the year. Guides of the Kuopio Guides Association (Kuopion Oppaat ry) provide tours with expertise. Guided tours are also available in Varkaus and smaller towns in the neighbourhood. Wonderful lake cruises provide Lakeland sceneries at its best (late May - Aug).
An old-time horse cab stands ready for service by the market place. The cab is available from early May to late August Mon-Sat 10-16/17 and other times by agreement.
Fare: € 40 per hour, € 29 per half an hour, or by agreement.
Contacts: Tel. +358 40 540 5221, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Location.
The street train makes tours to the Passenger Harbour and from there via the park area of Väinölänniemi back to the centre. The train has a pre-recorded commentary in Finnish and English. The Street Train runs 3 June - 11 Aug Mon-Sat. The train leaves from the Market Place: 9.35am, 10.35am, 11.35am, 12.35pm, 1.35pm, 2.35pm, 3.35pm.
Fare: € 6,5. Children under 12 yrs € 4,50.
Contacts: Tel. +358 50 515 1588. email@example.com, www.katujunat.fi
Guided city tours
Conventional sightseeing tours by bus or by foot in Kuopio are available throughout the year by prior booking through Kuopio Tourist Service Ltd.
Ask for special thema tours.
Tel. +358 17 182 584
Guided tours for groups by bus or by foot in Varkaus
Konjunktuuri Oy, Wredenkatu 2, 78250 Varkaus
Tel: +358 207 290 769
Lake cruises and timetables