Itä-Suomi Travel Guide

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Kuopio

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136,244,8

Joensuu

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31,48,0

Mikkeli

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25,105,6

Savonlinna

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50,160,5

Iisalmi

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16,32,2

Kitee

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8,37,1

Lieksa

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30,94,0

Vehmersalmi

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1,4,0

Varkaus

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12,40,2

Tuusniemi

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4,5,0

Rautalampi

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11,13,0

Vesanto

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5,8,0

Rautavaara

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0,43,0

Punkaharju

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1,3,3

Petkeljärvi

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0,30,0

Outokumpu

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6,15,0

Joensuu

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0,1,0

Heinävesi

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3,7,0

Eno

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0,27,0

Sulkava

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9,21,0

Puumala

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0,1,0

Suonenjoki

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6,6,0

Rikkaranta

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3,4,0

Nurmes

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1,6,0

Nilsiä

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4,0,1

Möhkö

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0,44,0

Mäntyharju

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2,2,0

Ilomantsi

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2,11,0

Kuopio

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  • Sunbathing and ice hole swimming

    Kuopio Sports & Outdoors

    I wrote this to extreme category, probably it's heavy for you, but definitely worth of trying. I give you a quarantine, if you follow my rules, rest of your evening is the most relaxed and cool you ever have experienced.Rules:- spend 5-10 minutes in hot sauna- just walk to the lake for 10-15 secs (don't jump, just use ladders)- back to sauna for...

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  • Hotel Atlas

    Kuopio Hotels

    Haapaniemenkatu 22, Kuopio, 70110, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Cathedral of Kuopio - Tuomiokirkko

    Kuopio Things to Do

    The church is located in Vahtivuori (Guard Mountain) like a watchman guarding people and flow of times. The construction took over ten years for the sake of Finnish War (1808-1809) in which Finland was forced to join to the Russian Empire (Treaty of Fredrikshamn - Haminan rauha, was the peace treaty between Sweden and Russia).The church was...

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Joensuu

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  • sauna & ice swimming

    Joensuu Things to Do

    When you are in Joensuu, you certainly have to go ice swimming. It sounds really cold, but it is very nice to do. Afterwards, you can warm up again in the sauna and when you have again too warm, you just jump again in the lake.Real Finnish people jump furst in the lake and take a sauna after it.It costs only 5€ for a whole day. You will also meet...

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  • Shopping Mall in the heart of Joensuu

    Joensuu Shopping

    At the moment Iso Myy offers this range of stores and services:• Aleksi 13• Arnolds• Bettiina Textile• Buffa• Change of Scandinavia• Dix.fi• Door 17• Elisa• Fysiokeskus ITE• Glitter• Hairlekiini• HairStore Megasalon• H&B Home• H&M• Isännöintitoimisto Pusa Oy• Jack & Jones• JC• Joensuun Kalastustaito• Joensuun Röntgen• Kahvila-ravintola Cafe...

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  • Arts & Crafts

    Joensuu Shopping

    This is a new place twhere you can find local arts and crafts in Joensuu. There are unique little shops and also a cute little café.Opening hours:Mon-Fri 10-17Sat 10-14

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Mikkeli

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  • Tertin Kartano

    Mikkeli Off The Beaten Path

    This is a unique place just outside Mikkeli, if you are with a car, its really worth to check it out, especially for their own unique own beer they brew here :)

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  • Cumulus Mikkeli

    Mikkeli Hotels

    Mikonkatu 9, , Mikkeli, Itä-Suomi 50100

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Mikkeli - OK for a day--

    Mikkeli Favorites

    I have been to Mikkeli about 13 times, and I find this town very downcast city/town. Not allot to do here, but in the winter they get some good snow falls which is great for winter sports. They have a good Ice Hockey team called Jukurit (web link www.jukurit.fi/)If you like snooker/pool you can have a game in a bar just in the town. But if you want...

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Savonlinna

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  • Castle Olafsborg. Bailey and guns.

    Savonlinna Things to Do

    When you enter in the castle and before to buy your tickets you shall be able to observe the bailey of artillery bastion. You can walk along the galleries where the guns of XVIII century are. You can also observe that bailey and guns after your guided tour.Visitors are allowed to take noncommercial photos. Open:January 2nd - May 31stMonday-Friday...

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  • Spa Hotel Casino

    Savonlinna Hotels

    This hotel contains Spa, hotel and a separate summer hotel. The summer hotel is for students most of...

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  • Castle Olafsborg. Old Latrine.

    Savonlinna Things to Do

    During guided tour in the castle you shall be able to visit old latrine on the upper floor of the tower. Look at the upper floor outside and you will see some strange small cabins built in the tower’s wall. And latrine is exactly in that cabin. If besieged soldiers were lucky enough they could hit the heads of assaulting troops with…you know with...

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Iisalmi

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  • Piippola churchyards

    Iisalmi Things to Do

    There are two graveyards, the old one is located around the church. There you will find soldier graves and boulders for tge memory of the people who died from the famine. This is also the final resting place for the famous Finnish writer Pentti Haanpaa with his wife

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  • Sokos Koljonvirta

    Iisalmi Hotels

    Savonkatu 18, Iisalmi, 74100, Finland

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • The Church of Piippola

    Iisalmi Things to Do

    The church of Piipola was built beteeen the years 1768 and 1770 under building master Anders Brofall's guidance. The church was inaugurated in 1771 and it was named Magdalene's church. Afterwards the church has been repaired many times. The biggest modification was made in 1887 when the appearance of the church was changed to tge shape it nowadays...

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Kitee

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  • Sunny terrace.

    Kitee Restaurants

    Underneath the Rebekka restaurant.Excellent terrace at backyard. One of the few bars in town, so you really dont have a choice if you wanna get drunk or something. Read above...

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  • Best Western Hotel Kievari Kitee

    Kitee Hotels

    Only hotel in city center as far as i know. Sauna, conference room,...

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  • Kitee Zoo

    Kitee Things to Do

    In Kitee Zoo you can see some examples of Finnish wildlife & also some domestic animals - bear, lynx, volverine, wild boar, etc etc.Open every day in the summetime from 9 am to 8 pm.Entrance fees: adults 10 €, children 7 €The web pages are in Finnish and Russian only...

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Lieksa

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  • Koli National Park in the winter

    Lieksa Things to Do

    This park in the winter is full covered with snow and ice and so in it fantastic for winter activities. The park itself is very large in a wide area, you can approach it from many directions, but you will not to drive around the big lake to get to the other side of it.There are many small trails to take a hike to near by places, villages and spots...

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  • Heritage Centre Ukko

    Lieksa Things to Do

    The Heritage Centre located just next to the Koli hotel and the ski resort. It has an exhibition and lots of information about Koli, its nature and history. Very interesting and recommending checking it out

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  • Husky Safari

    Lieksa Things to Do

    Husky Safari is coming more and more popular for tourists visiting Finland and also here you can experience it. Just be sure you know exactly of the program and price, this is no cheap adventure.

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Vehmersalmi

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    by hartti Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Rowing around Soisalo Island is a big competition. The route follows about the same way you may see on the canoe trip map besides.

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Varkaus

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  • Rent a summer cottage from Heinävesi...

    Varkaus Things to Do

    As a continuation to my previous Heinävesi cottage tip I just wanted to continue, that there are so many things people can do. Many people might have the feeling that they don't want to come to the quiet simple places for too long time; and that they would bore in a few days.I wouldn't believe so, as one can swim, play with swim tools, sunbath...

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  • Scandic Oscar Varkaus

    Varkaus Hotels

    Kauppatori 4, , Varkaus, Itä-Suomi 78250

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Rent a summer cottage from Heinävesi...

    Varkaus Things to Do

    The log house living is something, which will remain in your fondest memories forever. It is such a special and different feeling for especially those coming far away and not familiar to the culture. I've traveled soon to 50 countries but my fonderst memories and my most relaxed feelings are from Finnish log houses. And what if it rains - it...

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Tuusniemi

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Rautalampi

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  • Pestuumarkkinat - Traditional Market Day

    Rautalampi Things to Do

    For about a hundred years, every year during the second week-end in September, there has been a big market in the centre of Rautalampi village. People come here from all the neighbouring municipalities. There is programme, all kinds of stalls selling about everything you can imagine in the country market (except animals), and plenty of people....

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  • You'll stay more...

    Rautalampi Warnings and Dangers

    There are many beautiful girls in this country... (Like everywhere, of course, but I think that in Finland the middle term of the quality and quantity of beauty is higher than most countries...). What an analysis!So, there is a real danger: missing the plane of departure from their nice country...

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  • Kukka!

    Rautalampi Nightlife

    It's a finnish unknown group, but their songs are great (rock ballads in English), that night is one of my sweetest memories from that trip.

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Vesanto

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  • Vesanto by Night

    Vesanto Nightlife

    As Vesanto has about 2600 inhabitants the night life concentrates in the village centre on Friday and Saturday nights. More or less everybody is known and knows each other. The young people keep driving around the village centre or sitting and having fun (?) behind the Shell service station. Some evenings there is the municipal night cafe open for...

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  • Walking in the woods

    Vesanto Things to Do

    There are two marked paths in Vesanto worth checking. The one starts in the village centre and, in principal, goes round the Vesanto Lake. It is called Sisä-Savon retkeilyreitti. However, I recommend you to walk to a resting place in Asinjoki or Hämeenjärvi, and after having a good picknick, to turn back. It is also possible to stay overnight in...

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  • Local products

    Vesanto Shopping

    This little shop in the centre of Vesanto village sells berries and potatoes, tomatoes and onions, breads and buns, jams and juices, flours and canned meat, fish and kalakukko - most of them really fresh and locally produced. The shop sells local handicrafts and acts as a tourist info. In the cafe table you can meet locals and check the newest...

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Punkaharju

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  • Have a lunch with old people

    Punkaharju Restaurants

    The information centre staff in Punkaharju told me the place where I can have a lunch.It was the home of old people. There is nothing to eat at centre of the town except for there, because most people who visit or stay there cook at their camps or cottages.When you enter there, you pay 8euro to the staff and take some foods as you want. If you're...

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  • Punkaharjun Valtionhotelli

    Punkaharju Hotels

    Harjuntie 596, Punkaharju, 58450, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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