11 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

11 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

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11 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  9​h
1
Rautavaara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Varkaus
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Tallinn

3
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Venajanhiekka and Tahko Farmi. Take a break from Rautavaara with a short trip to Jyrkkakosken Ruukki in Sonkajarvi, about 48 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rautavaara online itinerary builder .

Tallinn, Estonia to Rautavaara is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also fly. July in Rautavaara sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, Tahko Farmi
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Tahko Farmi ©
Tahko Farmi

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Snellman Park and Valkeisenlampi. Explore hidden gems such as Riuttala Farmhouse Museum and Satamankulma. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, buy something for everyone on your list at Matkus Shopping Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, and examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Rautavaara to Kuopio in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Varkaus.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trip

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Art Museum ©
Kuopio Art Museum

3
nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Orinoro Gorge and Leppavirta Church. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo, explore the world behind art at Varkauden Museot, and enjoy breathtaking views from Varkaus Water Tower Terrace.

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Getting from Kuopio to Varkaus by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sat).

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