15 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

15 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

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15 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Iisalmi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rautavaara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kuopio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Varkaus
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

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Iisalmi

Iisalmi ©
Iisalmi is a town and municipality in the Region of Northern Savonia in Finland.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Explore Iisalmi's surroundings by going to Korkeakoski (in Tuovilanlahti) and Jyrkkakosken Ruukki (in Sonkajarvi). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Rukajarvi-keskus and admire the striking features of Iisalmi market hall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Iisalmi vacation planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Iisalmi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Iisalmi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in March; daily highs in Iisalmi reach 0°C and lows reach -7°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Iisalmi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, Korkeakoski
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Jyrkkakosken Ruukki ©
Jyrkkakosken Ruukki
Rukajarvi-keskus ©
Rukajarvi-keskus

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Rautavaara

Rautavaara ©
Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. Step out of Rautavaara with an excursion to Tahko Farmi in Tahkovuori--about 36 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka.

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You can drive from Iisalmi to Rautavaara in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toKuopio.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tahko Farmi
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kuopio is known for museums, fun & games, nature, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Kuopio journey planner .

You can drive from Rautavaara to Kuopio in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Kuopio are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Varkaus.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Varkaus

Varkaus ©
Varkaus is a Middle-Savonian industrial town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Varkauden Museot, then take in breathtaking views at Orinoro Gorge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Leppavirta Church. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo and then take in panoramic vistas at Varkaus Water Tower Terrace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Varkaus trip planner .

Getting from Kuopio to Varkaus by car takes about an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Varkaus can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. On the 17th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Varkaus

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Leppavirta
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Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo ©
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Leppavirta Church ©
Leppavirta Church