8 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

8 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

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8 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Porto


Rautavaara ©
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 31st (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rautavaara trip itinerary planner .

Porto, Portugal to Rautavaara is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Porto to Rautavaara. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Porto in July: highs in Rautavaara hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Venajanhiekka ©


Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Head to Koli Shop Retkitupa and G12 Galleriafor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland and Riuttala Farmhouse Museum. Go for a jaunt from Kuopio to Rautalampi to see Southern Konnevesi National park about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and have fun at Vainolanniemi.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kuopio day trip planner.

You can drive from Rautavaara to Kuopio in 1.5 hours. In August in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Southern Konnevesi National park, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Koli Shop Retkitupa, Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail