10 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

10 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Savonia route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Kuopio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Rautavaara
— 2 nights
Drive to Kuopio Airport, Fly to Mumbai

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Kuopio

— 5 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Puijo Tower and Valkeisenlampi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuopio: Varkaus (Varkaus Water Tower Terrace & Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo), Orinoro Gorge (in Leppavirta) and Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, buy something for everyone on your list at Matkus Shopping Center, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and admire the natural beauty at Snellman Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio road trip app.

Mumbai, India to Kuopio is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in October; daily highs in Kuopio reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 14:

Rautavaara

— 2 nights
Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. On the 15th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Jyrkkakosken Ruukki and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rautavaara day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Rautavaara takes 1.5 hours. In October in Rautavaara, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip

Northern Savonia travel guide

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Observation Decks · Specialty Museums · Government Buildings