comes in waves.

Perfectly natural.

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Moments you wish would last forever. And memories that will.

In the heart of Finland’s lake district awaits a region of unimaginable adventures, of indescribable beauty and unforgettable experiences.

Kuopio-Tahko is a land of contrast. From silent landscapes to buzzing restaurants. From well-slept nights to nights where you forget to sleep at all. From nights under the stars to nights in the comfiest hotels.

When you visit Kuopio-Tahko the unknown is where the best memories begin.

Did you know?

In Kuopio, even the longest distance to nature from your front door is only 500m.

IRONMAN Finland Kuopio-Tahko

The northernmost and the first full-distance IRONMAN race ever in Finland will be held in Tahko, August 14th 2021.

IRONMAN Finland Kuopio-Tahko triathlon includes 3.8km of swimming, 180km of biking and 42km of running. The swimming will start from the Tahko bridge in the morning between 7.30AM and 8AM and the last ones are expected to finish at Piazza just before the midnight.

Find the comfiest accommodation and your favourite restaurants, activities and services.

Places of interest



In Finnish Lakeland and Northern Savo area – Kuopio, Tahko and nearby areas – you’ll find plenty of things to do and see in all seasons – outdoors and inside.


European Region of Gastronomy Kuopio

Kuopio and the province of North Savo is the first region in Finland to receive the European Region of Gastronomy Award, which is being celebrated in 2020-2021.


Things to do

There is always something to do in the Capital of Lakeland! Visitors of all ages never get bored here.


Kuopio Dance Festival 2021

The largest and most versatile annual international dance art festival in the Nordic countries will launch its second half-century under the stewardship of a new Artistic Director, Riku Lehtopolku.



Capital of Lakeland’s magnificent nature full of lakes, forests and marked trails invite hikers to explore its beauty in all seasons.


Culture & Places to Visit

The interesting places to visit and the cultural experiences of the Capital of Lakeland enchant throughout the year.


Cottages & Camping

Surround yourself with the magnificent nature of lakeland by staying at cottage or camping site.



The Finnish Lakeland and its capital is well-known known among tourists who love unforgettable taste sensations, good food and natural ingredients.