Kuopio, in Eastern Finland, is a city that approximately 89,000 people call home.
Kuopio is located 220 miles (354 kilometers) northwest of St. Petersburg and about 210 miles (338 kilometers) northeast of Helsinki, the national capital.
Learn the secrets of crafting great beer at the Brewery Museum, the premier brewery in Kuopio. Learn how the beers are produced, then head to the bar to sample the finished product with fellow beer aficionados.
The Kuopio Cathedral is a long-standing religious building that has a rich history. Visit this heritage building to discover its past and also to study its design.
Vacationers in the Kuopio area looking for something different, should make tracks to the Puijo Tower, the Valmo Monastery and the Rauhalahti Smoke Sauna.