Kuopio is…
a traditional and warm town with a relaxed atmosphere.
a good combination of urban and rural life.

What to do and see?
the marketplace is the heart of the town
Puijo Tower
the harbour
Väinölänniemi park area - Ideal for cycling, swimming and having picnics
Market Hall in the Marketplace
Inland boat cruises in the beautiful old boats
Buy kalakukko at the market place!

Kuopio Wine Festival on July
Kuopio Dance Festival on June
Ski Jumping World Cup event at the winter

Favourite place:
The town's landmark Puijo Tower, which has a view over the whole town