For Congress Participants

Kuopio, the city of 118.000 inhabitants, is known for its exceptional atmosphere and top know-how. Kuopio is also widely known as a competitive, caring and tolerant urban centre of well-being expertise. The city of Kuopio has made many strategic choices to enhance the well-being of its citizens.

One third of Kuopio’s total area is water and half is covered by forests. Water, rich flora and hilly scenery are the essential characteristics of Kuopio. Beautiful nature and a pleasant living environment with good quality of services make Kuopio a city with proper quality of life. Moreover, Kuopio is well-known for several events like the international Kuopio Dance Festival, Finland Ice Marathon and a diversity of other activities.
In Kuopio every important thing is near you: from the city of culture and university takes only three quarters to the Tahko, which is full service holiday resort.
Guests of meetings and congresses appreciate the exceptional kindness of people, the accessibility of Kuopio, the ease of traveling and the closeness to nature. After the high-quality conference day Kuopio is able to offer a wide variety of culture, local food and wellness in the wild.

Travel times to Kuopio

It is easy to travel here whether by car, train, bus or airplane. The travel time by taxi from Kuopio airport to the centre of Kuopio is about 20 minutes. From the railway station and from the bus station to the centre it takes about 10 minutes by foot.

  • Helsinki-Kuopio flight time 50 minutes
  • Helsinki-Kuopio by train about 4 hours
  • Oulu-Kuopio by train about 4 hours
  • Tampere-Kuopio by train less than 3,5 hours
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