The Kuopio-Tahko website has the Kuopio region's hottest tips on places to go
Of Eastern Finland's tourist towns, Kuopio is definitely number one. Lying on the shore of the beautiful Lake Kallavesi, Kuopio offers visitors stimulating experiences all year round. In the summer, local cruises, canoe trips, jet ski and ATV safaris and other exciting activities guarantee a fun-filled holiday. When Lake Kallavesi freezes in the winter, it's time to put on skates and swap an ATV for a snowmobile!
The Tahko holiday resort is conveniently less than an hour's drive from Kuopio if you are making for Finnish Lakeland's best ski slopes and well-known après-ski nightlife. In Kuopio itself, the many museums, shopping options and cultural services also provide more gentle activities throughout the year. There are events and festivals for every taste, so Kuopio won't leave visitors cold even in winter. Kuopio is also a great location for conferences with a wide range of meeting facilities to satisfy your needs. Excellent links by coach, train and plane make your journey to Kuopio easy, and there are plenty of accommodation options to ensure a pleasant stay in the heart of Savo.
Kuopio surprises with its activities and stimulating experiences throughout the year. Choose an agreeable activity or event and you'll get amiable service into the bargain!
" Whenever I eat food from North Savo, my body turns to gold - Kuopio is a pilgrimage site for amazingly good food "
Riku Rantala in Helsingin Sanomat (29 Aug 2020)