10 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

10 days in Northern Savonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  20 h 30 min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Mumbai


Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Valkeisenlampi and Orinoro Gorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuopio: Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi) and Varkaus (Varkaus Water Tower Terrace & Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral.

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Mumbai, India to Kuopio is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Kuopio at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Varkaus, Orinoro Gorge, Southern Konnevesi National park
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Snellman Park
Snellman Park


Rautavaara ©
Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. On the 15th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Jyrkkakosken Ruukki and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rautavaara day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Rautavaara takes 1.5 hours. In October in Rautavaara, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jyrkkakosken Ruukki
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Venajanhiekka ©