Some things appear even brighter after the lights go out. The dark nights of late summer may still be warm and add a whole new dimension to what is already a breathtakingly beautiful natural landscape.
Waterways have been an essential part of life in Kuopio throughout history. Locals have always headed out on the lake, whether to go boating or fishing, or to ski. What is it that makes these lakes so fascinating?
Favourite lakeside and summer terraces, local cruise destinations, must-see hiking trails and local national parks.
The inner archipelago is a distinctive feature of North Savo that appeals to both locals and tourists. As a sign of its uniqueness, the area bears the title of National Urban Park, granted by the Ministry of the Environment in 2017.
In the summer, Kuopio-Tahko comes alive with delicious food, sports and outdoor activities, and vibrant city culture. From gentle waves to immersive storms, you can choose the waves you wish to surf.
For Finns, the sauna is more than just a token gesture on a floorplan. It is a sacred place, a form of therapy, the highlight of the week and the elixir of life.
With more than 10,800 cottages, Kuopio is the most cottage-rich municipality in Finland and is known across the nation as a place to escape the duties of everyday life.
Although the beautiful natural surroundings are perfect for relaxing, there’s more to Rauhalahti than meets the eye. Morning, afternoon or evening, Rauhalahti is a place where it is impossible to be bored.
Kuopio is the capital of the Kuopio-Tahko region and enjoys pure nature, diverse activities and a relaxed lakeside lifestyle.
Several studies show that nature has a significant impact on our mental and physical wellbeing. So, what can we do to help re-ignite our passion for nature?