See the city from the lake.
Summer cruises in Kuopio
Lake cruises are an excellent way to admire the views of Kuopio and the spectacular scenery of the Finnish Lakeland. You can book ahead or simply walk to the Kuopio passenger port on a sunny day (or why not a rainy day too?) and choose your departure from various choices.
There are almost too many nice routes on Lake Kallavesi. The Saaristokaupunki route gives you a glimpse of the Capital of Lakeland’s new and old architecture – and of course our diverse nature. On the Vaajasalo route you have a chance to visit the Alahovi berry wine farm. You can also take a cruise to the Rauhalahti area to explore a traditional Finnish smoke sauna or to enjoy Kuopio’s summer theatre. Although these shows are usually only in Finnish, they are still enjoyable with all the music and comedy. Fancy a longer cruise? Destinations include cruises to Lake Saimaa.
The best way to enjoy being onboard is to simply relax and enjoy the lakeland environment, but you’ll also discover cruises with various themed events in the summer including musical performances and comedy. Quench your thirst and quell your hunger with the delicious range of snacks, meals and drinks available onboard many of the cruise boats.