9 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

9 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

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9 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Varkaus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kuopio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rautavaara
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
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 4th (Sat): make a trip to Varkaus Water Tower Terrace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Varkaus holiday builder tool .

Newark, USA to Varkaus is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Varkaus is 7 hours. In May, Varkaus is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Varkaus

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Orinoro Gorge
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Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo ©
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Varkauden Museot ©
Varkauden Museot

3
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo and St. Nikolaos Cathedral. Get outdoors at Valkeisenlampi and Snellman Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, take a leisurely stroll along Kuopio Harbor, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, and trek along Saaristokatu.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio vacation builder .

You can drive from Varkaus to Kuopio in an hour. May in Kuopio sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Tahko Farmi and then kick back and relax at Venajanhiekka.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rautavaara trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Rautavaara takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Rautavaara are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tahko Farmi
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Tahko Farmi ©
Tahko Farmi