5 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

5 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

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5 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

Start: Riga
Drive:  10​h 45​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
End: Riga


Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Kuopio Harbor.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip itinerary planning site .

Riga, Latvia to Kuopio is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Riga in August, you will find days in Kuopio are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Kuopio

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


Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rautavaara vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Rautavaara takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Rautavaara

Nature Wildlife Parks
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