24 days in Varkaus Itinerary

24 days in Varkaus Itinerary

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Punkaharju (Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum & Punkaharju Ridge), Joensuu (Carelicum, Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, & more) and Savonlinna (Savonlinna Provincial Museum, Olavinlinna Castle, & more). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Linnansaari National Park. On the 30th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Varkaus trip planner .

In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varkaus

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mikkeli, Kuopio, Jyvaskyla, Savonlinna, Joensuu
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Room Escape Games
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum